So You Feel Like Crap – Here’s How to Save Yourself from Losing Yourself

How to stay positive when things are bad

When your mind, body and soul are all in sync, it’s pretty easy wear a smile and mean it. But what happens when things get so crappy that “why me” becomes your morning mantra? There’s more than one way to feel, be and stay positive. Here’s how!

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Living in the Present Moment Everyday Tools and Practices

Focus on the present moment and see what's out there

Wanting to live in the now isn’t enough. Like anything new, present moment living needs commitment and daily practice. Think of exercise as an integral support to your heart. Being present is a critical component to your well-being. So here are everyday tools and practices that will keep you living in the present moment. Living in the present moment everyday is not constantly reflecting on sunsets,…

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How to Stop Being Complacent

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Not Trying + Negative Self-Talk = Complacency. This equation of a stalled lifestyle often derives from a smug (sorry but true) belief that you’re where you should be. Worse, do you lack motivation to improve? A sense of self-satisfaction or why bother trying mentality is kryptonite to living your best life. Don’t be in so deep that you don’t know how to stop being complacent.…

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The Gift of Mindfulness – learn how to practice mindfulness throughout the day!

How to practice mindfulness throughout the day

Knowing how to practice mindfulness throughout the day gives you a precious gift – living in the present moment. The more we live in the present moment, the less emotional suffering we experience. There are two stories within each one of us. The first is your journey, meaning your real-life experiences. Although every experience becomes a memory, frame of reference, hopefully wisdom, it is also…

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6 Actionable Ways to Manage Your Life Now

My Own Your Best mission is to empower you to take ownership of your life. Many cliche quotes and articles to do your best to achieve goals are exhausting and lack substance. Similarly, the overused and abused excuse, “I did my best.” It was time to take this on. First, I researched examples of taking responsibility for your actions and translated the results to real, actionable strategies so…

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The Best Self Help Books for Insecurity and Low Self Esteem to Change Your Life

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Self-image is key to a healthy well being and happiness. So if you truly want to live your best life, overcoming insecurity and low self esteem are critical. I’ve compiled the best, and my favorite, life changing self help books of all time. 2019 is your time to rise above the depths of insecurity. These inspirational books will empower you with the confidence and grit…

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Flower Essences RESCUE Remedy Review

Flower Essences and Rescue Remedy review

Do flower essences in Bach’s RESCUE Remedy really work for anxiety, coping and concentration? As promised, below is a recap of my experience and review of the flower remedies product Bach’s RESCUE Remedy by Nelsons.  Why I Turned to RESCUE Remedy I share as much as I can about my personal use and what I’ve learned about the flower essences world without getting over our heads.…

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How to Stop Worrying About Future Events – End the Suffering

Meditate worry and anxiety away on your terms

What creates stress and emotional distress? Often we blame suffering on other people or circumstances. But it’s not a who or a what, it is an inability to control. It’s time to focus on how to stop worrying about future events. With today’s uncertain world, political turmoil, negativity in the news and social media monopolizing our time, it’s no wonder that many of us are completely stressed out. Whether…

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What’s Wrong With Me? My Pheochromocytoma Story

For nearly two years I had wondered and uttered the question, “What’s Wrong With Me?” Here is my Pheochromocytoma Story… This is not a personal story to solicit sympathy. With the vast amount of illnesses and problems that come and go in the world, there is plenty of that to go around. Just like all the pages of Own Your Best, I just want to share…

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