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You Don’t Have to “Unplug” To Find Inner Peace - Fulfillment Daily

You Don’t Have to “Unplug” To Find Inner Peace - Fulfillment Daily | Life | Scoop.it
Some of us feel that we can only be mindful if we unplug from everything. But that's not the case - here’s how to be plugged in and mindful!
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"...The real conversation has less to do with putting down our devices or balancing our time between offline and online. Instead, the real conversation is about wisdom and living with meaning and purpose—which can be accomplished with our without our gadgets." Totally agree. And, at the same time, I fully believe in the power of going device-less every once in a while. 

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Anthony Bourdain's 10-Minute Ritual Will Change The Way You Work

Anthony Bourdain's 10-Minute Ritual Will Change The Way You Work | Life | Scoop.it
It's all about the mise en place.
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YES to starting the day with your own plan! I like to call this "creation before intake.' I dig the analogy of 'meez' in the cooking world - carefully arranging all necessary cooking supplies before diving into the cooking itself.

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Elizabeth Kolbert: Why Are We So Busy?

Elizabeth Kolbert: Why Are We So Busy? | Life | Scoop.it
Since the 1930s, U.S. G.D.P. has grown, in real terms, by a factor of sixteen. Why hasn’t that wealth translated into more leisure time?
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Why are we so busy? Is it social status? Just *thinking* about all the stuff we have to do? The many roles that women juggle? The fact that more work and little leisure are just the product of doing something meaningful? Or, our continuous quest for more wealth?

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25 Profound Habits of Real-Life Happy Couples. #11 is GENIUS

25 Profound Habits of Real-Life Happy Couples. #11 is GENIUS | Life | Scoop.it
Here are 25 habits practiced by REAL couples that you can use to make a profound impact on your own relationship with your significant other. These are all easy and simple things to do and can make your relationship better than it ever was!
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There's a slight cheese factor here, but some of these are pretty darn good. A couple had me smiling while I read. That said, I personally have a *very* hard time giving away the last perfect bite!

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10 Things That The People Who Love Their Lives Are Doing Differently

10 Things That The People Who Love Their Lives Are Doing Differently | Life | Scoop.it
They don't have different lives. They just do a better job at living them than those who are unhappy.
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I don't know about you, but sometimes I find myself overwhelmed by the volume of "5 Ways to be Happier" articles that are everywhere these days. To me, this one stands out as different and compelling. Thank you to my friend and fellow Peacock tribe mate Jeff for sharing.

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Addicted To Your Smartphone? 5 Ways to Set Boundaries

Addicted To Your Smartphone? 5 Ways to Set Boundaries | Life | Scoop.it

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-14077/addicted-to-your-smartphone-5-ways-to-set-boundaries.html

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Number 2 says it all: "don't invite the whole world into your bed." An interesting perspective!

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