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What Neuroscience Says About Binge-Watching

In self-care by MaryAnn

Seventy-three percent of Netflix viewers report feeling happy while they’re binge-watching. However, those marathon sessions could pose risks to your mental and physical health. A growing body of research raises concerns about what binge-watching does to your brain. Some studies suggest that watching back-to-back episodes can contribute to depression and anxiety and impair language and memory skills. At first, you …

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Dare to Be Yourself

In life coach, self-care by MaryAnn

Are you comfortable being yourself in all situations? If you’re like most people, you’re 90% yourself when you’re with close friends, 50% yourself with casual acquaintances, and hide from strangers. Being your true self in all settings and situations is scary but ultimately empowering and relaxing. Imagine the relief you’ll experience. You no longer have to worry about the perceptions …

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What To Do When You Hate Your Job

In life coach, self-care, stress reduction by MaryAnn

If you’re like many people, you may be unhappy or dissatisfied with your job. Eventually, you may find a job that you love, but what do you do in the meantime? How can you do your work and do it well if you lack motivation and fulfillment? You may often hear about people quitting a job they’re unhappy with before …

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Journaling and Writing for Personal Growth

In life coach, self-care by MaryAnn

Journaling is a powerful tool that few people utilize. It can seem like a silly waste of time to some. However, journaling provides many benefits, and a surprising number of highly successful people make journaling a daily habit. You can learn a lot about yourself and gain a lot of insight into your life. There’s something magical about writing that …

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Self-Coaching, the ability to bring awareness to your thoughts and patterns

In coach, life coach, self-care by MaryAnn

Are you comfortable being yourself in all situations? If you’re like most people, you’re 90% yourself when you’re with close friends, 50% yourself with casual acquaintances, and hide from strangers. Being your true self in all settings and situations is scary but ultimately empowering and relaxing. Imagine the relief you’ll experience. Getting to a place where you no longer worry …

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Is Self-Doubt Stopping You From Living Your Dreams?

In self-care, stress reduction by MaryAnn

Everyone suffers from at least a little self-doubt. It’s basic human nature. At the extremes, it can keep you alive. But, in most situations it only serves to limit you. The level of success you achieve is influenced by the level of self-doubt you experience. Self-doubt is one of the primary obstacles to living your dreams. What would you do …

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Top 10 Habits That Enhance Your Mood and Your Success

In life coach, mindfullness, self-care by MaryAnn

Your daily rituals ultimately determine the quality of your life. Happy and successful people do different things each day than the average person. And they do those things consistently. This is great news! A few small changes can transform your life, but patience is required. Instead of focusing on big changes, consider making a few minor adjustments. The odds of …

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Top 10 Ways to Learn More About Yourself

In self-care by MaryAnn

You spend every minute with yourself, but you don’t know yourself as well as you think. You love to deceive yourself, whether you realize it or not. As they say, “You can’t handle the truth.” Unfortunately, if you don’t know yourself, it’s hard to make progress. It’s like driving a car that doesn’t run well, but you refuse to look …

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How to Use Your Lemonade Stand Experience to Succeed in Business

In mindfullness, self-care by MaryAnn

Lemonade stands have been teaching kids about how to run a business for generations. Remember the old Peanuts cartoon where Lucy dispenses advice instead of drinks for five cents, and then Snoopy undercuts her for two cents? Even if your neighborhood was less competitive growing up, your first experience with being an entrepreneur probably made a lasting impression. Some of …

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Develop Greater Confidence With These Easy, Everyday Habits

In life coach, self-care by MaryAnn

Confidence affects every part of your life. Your boss and coworkers feel more admiration, trust, and respect for you when your confidence is high. You’re also more attractive to others. Even though you may not feel confident, there are steps you can take each day to grow your confidence. In time, feeling more confident will become a habit. Greater confidence …