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20 ways to relax and de-stress after a long tiring day

As we grow older, we slowly realize that we have more and more responsibilities and life becomes busier, so busy, that we find out that we actually have to keep an agenda to organize and remember the things that we have to do... And the more busy we are during the day, the more tired we are at night. Maybe you are a busy stay-at-home mom, or you have a full-time job, either you are spending long hours studying for…

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Living Well,Self Improvement,Uncategorized

Your thoughts create your reality

We usually think of many  possible situations and circumstances  in our lives... And by repeating the same thoughts it slowly becomes a belief. And when belief is turned into a deep conviction, magical things can happen. This process is called "creative visualization" or "visualization." It's the method that sets the brain in the service of our future goals.           How does it work? Our brain receives too much information, for example, when thinking about a goal…

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Living Well,Stress Management

Health and emotional benefits of having pets

Α lot of people already have beautiful memories with pets. Growing up  a fluffy, tender friend is one of the best parts of our childhood. Many  of our abilities  to develop healthy, adult relationships are  derived from the first pleasant experiences with pets. Animals and pets are considered by many as "a man's best friend." Pets can offer unconditional love, non-judgmental acceptance, and companionship. I grew up in Greece where stray animals are everywhere, and society  does not care about…

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My morning routine

Busy modern life's requirements and responsibilities do not leave us enough time to take proper care of ourselves than just get dressed, grab the keys and go to work. It's very similar for  stay at home mothers and students, or self-employed people. We wake up and our mind rings alarms about the things we have to do every single day. Sometimes we feel that 24 hours of a day are not enough...  Only if we were living in Mercury  we…

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Living Well

10 Ways to use a blank notebook

How many of us prefer kindle eBooks over paper books? Ok, there are some people, since  it gives us the ability to  have a lot of books in electronic form saved in one device, and I won't say that Kindle isn't nice. But really, can it be compared to a fresh new book with its beautiful pages? For me, paper cannot be replaced 100% by technology products. And guess what? I love gadgets and all tech stuff. Although I love notebooks. I believe…

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Stay productive with these smartphone apps

It seems like the last years our smartphones are an extension of our hands. I do not know if that is a positive or a negative fact, but what I know is that there are apps for our smartphone that can help us stay productive on the go!  I am writing this post listening to Noisli. Noisli is a web and android application where  you can create your own background noise that helps you relax or concentrate. I chose a combination…

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Living Well

How to stay on budget on a low income

Before I start writing this post I have to say that I live in Greece. This is the country that the last 8 years is struggling to go out of debt, and citizens are the ones who are helping the country to survive, through their austerity.  Salaries are very low to the point someone from America cannot even imagine, though taxes are very high, plus taxes are applied to anything you can imagine, on the electricity bill, on the internet, social…

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Living Well,Self Improvement

How to declutter your life and make space for delight

The best way to bring new things in our life is to make some space for them. It’s like when we declutter our office or home ! We should declutter our life too ! The key is to throw away anything that prevents us from reaching happiness. Find below 22 habits to avoid in order to create a better life !   You are trying to be perfect Perfectionism a defect in someone’s personality. Imagine that it’s like convincing yourself…

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Living Well,Self Improvement

9 questions that will change the way you perceive your problems

We can't control everything in life. The only thing we can do is to control the way we deal with our problems. When you find it hard to understand how to perceive your problems, ask yourself the following questions ...     Do I blame someone else for my own problems? Sometimes it feels great to act like a victim but in reality, it does not change the root cause of the problem. 2.  Am I too strict with myself?…

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Living Well,Self Improvement

11 Habits of calm people

There are  some people  who remain calm  even when the world seems to fall apart … You are probably wondering how they can do that. Stress is an integral part of our lives but it also weakens our productivity and its symptoms affect our health. It is basically a condition we create to ourselves  because we believe it will bring us closer to the solutions of our problems. According to psychology department of Michigan’s University, stress does not have a…

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