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5 Morning Yoga Poses To Do In Bed

Los Angeles-based certified yoga instructor Laurel Erilane, a teacher on the Yoga Wake Up app, offers a simple sequence you can do in bed to kick-start your morning. She recommends holding the below postures for one to two minutes. That’s less than 10 minutes added to your morning routine.   RECLINED BUTTERFLY (Supta Baddha Konasana)…

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Creating the Perfect Morning Routine for You

Each morning, Jodi Helmer and her husband drink tea, review their social media, and cuddle with their dogs in their Charlotte home. Helmer, 43, is the author of “Growing your Own Tea Garden: The Guide to Growing and Harvesting Flavorful Teas in your Backyard,” also writes in her journal and plans her day. Not everyone…

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Say No to People, Yes to Yourself

Overbooked and overwhelmed? Let’s talk about how to say “No” which creates more yes time to take care of yourself. Life can often feel like it revolves around others people’s needs. The kids need breakfast. Your parents need a ride to their doctor’s appointment. A coworker needs help with a project. A friend needs to…

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4 Things That Can Bring You JOMO

A little message pops on your smartphone. An app that tracks your screen usage startles you out of complacence. “What? I’ve spent 5.2 hours of screen time this week, up from 4.2 last week?” Fear of missing out, or FOMO, often drives our social media habits that lead to so much screen time. But trading…

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Morning Energy Boosters Without the Coffee

A large coffee and a muffin on the go is the breakfast of choice for many folks in a hurry. But by mid-morning, that choice may make you feel energy-less. The caffeine buzz is gone, the carb and sugar high has worn off, and you’re thinking, “When’s lunch!?” Break the cycle and boost your energy…

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5 Ways to Exercise Without Leaving Your Bed

When the alarm goes off in the morning, do you find yourself hitting the snooze and curling back into the comfort of your Sleep Number bed? There may be a better way to transition from cozy sleep to awake that doesn’t require you to get out of bed. What?! Now we have your attention, right?…

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Surviving a Summer Flu

That achy, sneezing, coughing, feel-like-staying-in bed-forever feeling — no one likes coming down with the flu in summer, especially when you’re burning up with fever while the temps are already scorching, and your family is hitting the pool and barbecueing your favorite ribs. The contagious respiratory illness known as influenza hits prime time in fall…

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The Smart Girl’s Guide to Self-Care

Maybe you’re trying to please everyone all the time, putting others’ needs before your own. Or perhaps you feel like there’s so much to do, all the time, that you can’t catch your breath. According to the World Health Organization, burnout is now a legitimate diagnosis caused by “chronic workplace stress that has not been…

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10 Hacks For Living Your Best Life NOW

Are you always working, going to social and family events and taking care of everyone else but yourself?   Someday you’ll take care of yourself.   But what if someday was now. Right now. It can be, if you embrace the JOMO.   Instead of the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO), consider the Joy of…

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Feeding an Entire NFL Team: Inside Scoop

The next time you’re stressed about what to make for dinner, think about feeding an entire NFL team. The woman leading it all; how it’s done, and what she’s learned that can help you feel your best.   For the past 24 years, Geji McKinney-Banks has devoted most of her waking hours to feeding an…

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Why You Need a Sunday CEO Session to Stay Organized

“I love my Sunday evening CEO sessions. They help me check my progress every week and figure out my schedule,” Rachel Michaelov says.   Monday mornings can feel overwhelming, as you transition from the weekend’s freedom to the weekday hustle. It can be hard to figure out the chores and tasks to tackle first when…

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