• Wisdom of the Universe

    5 Simple Ways to Avoid Daily Distractions

    No matter how focused you are, some days, it’s hard not to get distracted. Life can sometimes get in the way of meeting your goals, but it doesn’t have to derail you. Here are some expert tips on how to stay on track, no matter what else is happening around you. Get Organized It’s easier to focus if you’re not distracted by the small, daily tasks. Commit to a nightly practice of preparing for the next day and deciding what to wear, what to have for lunch, and the other necessary things that are part of your routine. Have your gym bag ready and packed so you can just pick…

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    Using Creative Thinking To Solve Problems

    Creativity is one of the most underrated yet incredible traits that a person can possess. This is one of the few talents that, while it can be improved to some extent, appears to be inherent in some individuals while absent entirely within most. Many of the most successful people throughout the course of history have risen the ranks in their respected fields due to a knack for going outside of the box and using creative thinking to resolve an issue or problem. In much the same way that creativity avoids using one approach to solve an issue, the way in which this trait manifests itself in people is equally as…

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    How to Determine and Implement Your One Goal

    When you sleep, you dream. Even if you don’t remember those dreams when you wake up, you do still have them. The thing about dreams is that we have them one at a time. They don’t overlap. They are content to wait in line and be taken one at a time. Your goals should be like your dreams—one at a time. Here are a few tricks on how you can decide on your next goal. STEP 1: Find the ONE goal. It might be that the reason people make nebulous resolutions instead of New Year’s Goals is that a goal is a big thing and can be overwhelming. But losing…

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    What Does Being Productive Really Mean?

    Living a life of productivity is definitely a worthy pursuit. However, the term is thrown around so much nowadays that the actual definition has lost its importance. “Productivity” has become yet another catch phrase used in employee training seminars and self-help techniques. Many people have an obscured understanding of what it means to be productive, wasting valuable time that could be allocated far more effectively. This in due in part to the fast-paced, results driven nature of our society. We are expected to produce more in less time than probably ever before. Unfortunately, this can often have the opposite effect. More than anything else we possess; our time is our…

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    The Role Of Inflammation In The Aging Process

    Inflammation is a biological process that has received quite a bit of press in recent years and has been the subject of numerous different health trends, most popularly in the fields of diet and weight loss. Inflammation is defined by the National Institute of Health as “a very complex response to an injury, infection, or other stimulus, in which many different cells types and secreted factors orchestrate protective immunity, tissue repair, and resolution of tissue damage.” There is also a new trend of research and information that inflammation may have a key role in the aging process, with some thought-leaders surmising that inflammation is the primary cause of aging in…

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    What Is Leptin Resistance?

    Before we saw the world as a globe spinning in the vast expanse of space we once believed it was flat and the sun revolved around us. Before we knew the dangers of mercury—as a neurotoxin and overall health no-no—it was once considered the go-to treatment for a host of medical conditions, for everything from syphilis to parasites. Before we had modern health-conscious cosmetics women would adorn themselves with lead-filled face paint and wash their skin with ammonia. They would slowly poison themselves but were convinced it was essential for true beauty. The knowledge we have gained over the years has not come without a fair share of innocent misunderstandings,…