Just 10 Minutes A Day

Posted on May 1, 2016 in Fulfillment by Sandra Bienkowski

Put aside some time each day and you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish!

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Knowing Yourself Is The Key To Beating Depression

Posted on April 7, 2016 in depression, Personal Growth by Sandra Bienkowski

I like to analyze things. My desire to dissect what I’m thinking and feeling stems from growing up in a confusing environment fueled by alcoholism, mixed messages, and instability. When things got tense in our home, I’d retreat with my journal to escape. I desperately wanted to understand what was going on around me and…

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Want Less Stress + More Joy?

Posted on March 28, 2016 in Happiness, Personal Growth by Sandra Bienkowski

I have joined with Catherine Walters, host of an upcoming video series called Joyful You, in a discussion of the numerous ways life can be challenging and stressful, and the tools and techniques to create a life and lifestyle filled with JOY.

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Never Second-Guess Yourself Again

Posted on March 22, 2016 in Personal Growth by Sandra Bienkowski

Use these 6 steps to find your own clear, confident voice and never second-guess yourself again.

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8 Ways To Be Happier At Work

Posted on March 17, 2016 in Happiness by Sandra Bienkowski

Let’s get the obvious out of the way first: If you love your job, it’s easier to smile as you trot off to work each day. On the flip side, if you describe your job with words like despise, you may want to look for more enjoyable work—something closer to your purpose or passion. No…

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11 Ways To Shut Down Depression and Anxiety For Good

Posted on March 2, 2016 in depression, Personal Growth by Sandra Bienkowski

Throughout my twenties, I was lost. I didn’t know who I was. I didn’t believe in myself. My head was a jumbled mess of negativity and insecurity from a painful childhood. I lost myself in any relationship I found. Despite my journalism degree, I worked as a waitress and an administrative assistant because I was…

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10 Ways To Put Happiness Into Practice

Posted on February 23, 2016 in Fulfillment, Gratitude, Happiness, Personal Growth by Sandra Bienkowski

Write things down, listen with empathy, and when all else fails—take it to the playground. How can we feel happier on a day-to-day basis? Practicing gratitude, unplugging and living in the present moment come immediately to mind. Sometimes we know all the right answers, but putting those ideas into practice is the tough part. To…

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11 Ways To Be Happier Today

Posted on February 16, 2016 in Fulfillment, Gratitude, Happiness by Sandra Bienkowski

Happiness is the gateway to success, but like most good things in life, it also takes some work. Roll up your sleeves and put some effort into becoming a happier you. Here are 11 things you can do to enhance your happiness today. (For all of you happiness over-achievers, click on the headings below for…

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Start A Journal, Change Your Life

Posted on February 9, 2016 in Fulfillment, Personal Growth by Sandra Bienkowski

10 genius ideas for journals that will get you writing in no time.

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8 Surprising Happiness Perks You Get From Exercise

Posted on February 2, 2016 in Fun by Sandra Bienkowski

Beyond happy chemicals, though, here are eight more surprising ways exercise makes us happier.

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