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7 Simple Ways to Energize Your Mind

7 Simple Ways to Energize Your Mind

energy, mind, mental health

The Best Ways to Energize Your Mind

When 2 p.m. rolls around, does your attention start to wander? Does your productivity level drop? Does your mind feel foggy and unfocused? If you are struggling with mental as well as physical energy, there are a few simple steps you can take that will help you feel immensely sharper throughout the day.

Just as exercise energizes the body, the following 7 simple steps will help you energize your mind and beat that afternoon slump:

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Say No to “Fitness Goals”

Say No to “Fitness Goals”

Say no to fitness goals

How “Fitness Goals” Can Be Bad

Generally speaking, everybody knows what goals are. A goal is something you wish to achieve, or, according to Merriam-Webster, a goal is “the end toward which effort is directed.” You might think that it would be as simple as that. After all, we should trust such a renowned source like Merriam-Webster, shouldn’t we? Alas, social media and internet culture have created whole new meanings to words that we might not have ever considered before.

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DIY: How to Adjust to Morning Workouts

DIY: How to Adjust to Morning Workouts

morning workout, morning, workout, exercise, habit, motivation

Learn How to Workout in the Morning

There is a general consensus among many gym goers that the early morning workout lovers are an odd bunch. Waking up at 5am to travel (in the dark) to the gym before work is a ritual that most people happily avoid, and with good reason! Of course, there are many benefits to training early in the morning — and for some people, work and family commitments make it impossible to train at any other time. In this article, we are going to help those of you who suddenly need to start training early to adjust to this new routine.
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7 Tips to Stay Healthy When You’re a Busy College Student

7 Tips to Stay Healthy When You’re a Busy College Student

7 Tips to Stay Healthy When You’re a Busy College Student

College Can Be Tough Enough Without Adding Bad Health to the Mix!

College can be one of the best experiences of your life, and there’s no doubt that most people are enriched by the experience. However, there are many periods during your college life where your health can suffer — whether mental or physical. As a student, the healthy lifestyle deck can be stacked against you. You don’t have much money, you’re socializing all the time, working and studying hard, and not sleeping as much as you should. The following seven tips can help you stay healthy.

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With The Right Mindset, Working Out Can Be Fun!

With The Right Mindset, Working Out Can Be Fun!

fun workout, lifestyle, motivation, exercise

Working Out Can Be Fun

Everyone’s wish or New Year’s resolution is to stay healthy and exercise. But mostly people forget about it altogether when they’re caught up in their daily routines. If you’re not used to working out often, you may find it difficult to find the motivation to start doing it on a regular basis. Many people don’t like exercising. It can be painful, tiresome, and it’s not very fun — but these are all excuses, and we know that. That’s okay! We are here to show you that working out can actually be fun with the right mindset. Check out a few of our top tips below:
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5 Ways to Diet Without Even Trying

5 Ways to Diet Without Even Trying

diet, nutrition, wellness, lifestyle

Take Control of Your Diet Without Much Effort

Dieting is a laborious and often anxiety-ridden process spent wringing our hands over every calorie that we ingest. And articles about dieting are usually even worse. Rather than offering any kind of encouraging advice, they tend to focus on the all the things we shouldn’t do, rather than the things that we should. This kind of negative advice gets you nowhere. Nine times out of ten, you make drastic, unsustainable changes to your diet that you renege on after a month. Here are five ways to diet without even trying—the trick is, you’ll be embracing a lifestyle that’s diet-friendly, rather than trying to live like some sort of carbohydrate-restrictive monk.

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Sleep Deprivation: The Harmful Effects on the Body

Sleep Deprivation: The Harmful Effects on the Body

sleep deprivation, sleep, wellness, lifestyle

Sleep Deprivation Is Serious Business

Undoubtedly, a lack of sleep can be harmful to people. Last year, sleep deprivation was responsible for the deaths of over 5,000 individuals in automobile crashes. At slower paces, lacking sleep causes a slow and more debilitating effect on the lives of people who don’t get enough rest.

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