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09 Sep THIS WEEK: BE TENACIOUS

Tenacity is a trait—and a skill—that’s important to each and every one of us. Tenacity is also a choice and something we can get better at over time as we learn to take a stand for what we believe in or pursue our passions. How...

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02 Sep THIS WEEK: DEFINE YOUR PURPOSE

It might feel unattainable to go after your purpose in life or to even know what your purpose is. Why? Because it is a pretty big thing to figure out. Purpose is defined as “the reason for which something is done or created or for...

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26 Aug THIS WEEK: MIND YOUR MOVEMENT

Just like the breath is important to life, so is movement. Moving is good for our health and happiness, especially when we move in a way that feels good to us. The thing about movement is that we often don’t really realize how important it...

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19 Aug THIS WEEK: TAKE A BREATH

When you breathe, you’re creating a space—space to make a choice. In our fast-paced world, it’s easy to react to… well, everything. But when we come back to our breath, we remember that we don’t have to react. Instead, we can choose to respond based...

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12 Aug THIS WEEK: FUEL YOUR PASSIONS

Have you ever thought about what you’re passionate about? Not what you’re supposed to be passionate about or the things that make sense to do in life. No, the things that make you stay up all night because you’re excited. The things that light a...

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05 Aug THIS WEEK: SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE

Work. Exercise. Bills. Social Media. Traffic. Weddings. Pets. Health. Friendships. Food. Kids. Housework. Sleep. Emails. Practice. Phone calls. Homework. Hobbies. Deadlines. Illness. Birthday parties. Stuff. And more stuff. In any given day, week, or month, most of us have a ton of responsibilities and are...

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29 Jul THIS WEEK: BE MORE THAN A TOURIST

It’s easy to be a tourist—someone who visits a culture or country and gets a bird’s eye view of what’s going on. It’s like window shopping in other people’s cultures. But when you do that, you don’t get to know the people who live in...

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22 Jul THIS WEEK: SERVE A GLOBAL NEED

Last month we engaged in our communities to better understand the needs that surround us and how we can best serve them. But the taking action part is just as important, especially as we remember and embody the fact that all of us can make...

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15 Jul THIS WEEK: APPROACH ART

Art is an intrinsic part of every culture. And it is through art that we can learn about cultures of today and tomorrow. The beauty, the stories, the realities of times long gone can all be expressed and told through art. But how much time...

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