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The One Word You Need to Stop Using

This morning I was listening to an episode of the Tim Ferriss podcast with guest Matthew McConaughey, renowned actor and hunk, among other things.  In talking about his childhood, McConaughey told of how traditional “bad” words in his household were mostly allowed, but the words they would get scolded for were “hate” and “can’t.” Now hate is a topic for …

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5 Simple Home Office Exercises to Keep You Moving All Day Long

One of the best things about working from home is that you can add a bit more movement into your day without being awkward.  While I used to work at a company where we routinely took a break to do team planks, I wasn’t about to bring my kettlebell or resistance band to my desk to do exercises by myself. …

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Why You’re Not Getting Jobs on Upwork and How to Fix it!

When you see a great gig come on the job board, you pounce on it immediately, send off your proposal, and then….crickets.  Not so much as an invite to interview.  This has been happening for weeks. What’s going on?  Why are other freelancers getting hired while you see no movement at all? Why am I not getting jobs on Upwork? …

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Design a Workout Plan You’ll Actually Use in 3 Simple Steps

Committing to a workout plan can feel like a massive undertaking.  You’ll need to find time in an already hectic schedule, and at first glance, it may not seem feasible. But taking time to consider your goals, find the right activities, and schedule your workouts could be just what you need to get the ball rolling. Use the steps below …

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The Best Habits to Track & My Daily Habit Tracker Printable

Creating new healthy habits can be challenging.  One of the best ways to help make new habits stick is by tracking them visually.  When you see a streak beginning to form, there’s more incentive to keep up with your new habit to avoid breaking the streak! You can use a calendar, spreadsheet, journal, or just a sheet of paper.  Or …

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Basics of a HIIT Workout: What It Is & How To Do It

Most people who want to get in shape are looking for a way to do the least possible amount of work for the quickest results.  While any workout regimen requires discipline and consistency, HIIT may be the closest type of training to get maximum results with the least time commitment. What is HIIT? HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a …

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Personal Finance Shouldn’t Be Complicated

There are thousands of books, podcasts, websites, and numerous other resources out there sharing advice on personal finance.  While everyone tries to put their unique spin on things, the reality is that success in personal finance comes down to several key concepts that are extremely simple. Personal finance shouldn’t be complicated. And if you can stay focused on the few …

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