Tune in to the Joyful You Summit

Posted on March 19, 2017 in Personal Growth by Sandra Bienkowski

When Joy Coach Catherine Walters called me to participate in her Joyful You Summit, my initial thought was, “I’m too busy.” Is life busy? Yes. Is life ever not busy for any of us? No. I realized that my initial reaction was just an excuse. The theme of her second summit intrigued me–creativity and how to bring…

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Top 5 Fitness Tips For People Over 40

Posted on October 26, 2016 in Self Improvement by Sandra Bienkowski

Keep your body fast, fit and flexible to stay happy and healthy as you age. Exercise just may be the magical key that unlocks happiness. Science tells us that exercise improves mood, fights depression, enhances quality of sleep, reduces stress and prevents disease. And according to a study published in Medicine & Science in Sports…

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7 Best Books to Boost Your Brain Health

Posted on September 21, 2016 in Fun by Sandra Bienkowski

In the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in physical fitness. We know that cardio workouts lift our moods and weight-training fends off bone loss. We’ve tried yoga and dedicated ourselves to the elliptical machine. But what about mental fitness? Now that Americans are living longer than ever, researchers, psychiatrists and…

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Summer Fun Bucket List

Posted on July 20, 2016 in Fun by Sandra Bienkowski

When summer arrives, the mercury rises and it’s time to slow down the hectic pace of life. But before sinking permanently into your hammock, we have a project for you: Tick off some boxes on your bucket list! What, you say—productivity during the summer? But a bucket list is different from a to-do list. It’s…

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The 9 Best Books to Spark Your Spiritual Enlightenment

Posted on June 28, 2016 in Personal Growth by Sandra Bienkowski

These nine favorite spiritual works are like a retreat for your mind and soul.

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10 Reasons To Celebrate Your Wins

Posted on June 21, 2016 in Fulfillment by Sandra Bienkowski

When you are plowing through your to-do list, orchestrating the various demands of life, it’s likely that you will overlook what could be a major source of daily happiness: Your wins, your accomplishments, the things on your list (or off) that you have actually managed to get done. According to an article in the Harvard…

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8 Ways To Thrive in Midlife and Beyond

Posted on June 13, 2016 in Personal Growth by Sandra Bienkowski

American society values beauty and youth. It’s a fact of life. Look at any movie—Hollywood or independent, it doesn’t matter—magazine (aside from AARP), or television show (Golden Girls went off the air a long time ago, people) and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a gray hair or wrinkled brow among them. And the portrayals you…

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7 Books You Need To Make Love Last

Posted on June 2, 2016 in Fulfillment, Relationships by Sandra Bienkowski

Your book list to make love last.

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7 Books To Spark Your Career Reboot

Posted on May 19, 2016 in Self Improvement by Sandra Bienkowski

We spend so much of our lives at work. When you dread your job and you find yourself clock-watching, that unhappiness can easily spill over to life outside of work. Whether you are in need of a career shift or a complete makeover, here are seven amazing books to change your work life. Turn your…

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Double Happiness

Posted on May 10, 2016 in Fun by Sandra Bienkowski

Life With Twins: The Mother of All Parenting Jobs

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