Articles by: exitrealty

by / on June 1, 2023 at 12:00 pm / in Wellness

Make the Work You do Matter

When meaning is attached to anything you do it makes it much easier to stick with it. According to author, Shawn Achor in his bestseller Before Happiness, meaningful goals keep you three times more engaged, motivated, and productive. Lack of meaningful targets is the highest measure for depression. Author, Stephen Covey, wrote, “There are certain things that are fundamental to […]

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by / on May 4, 2023 at 10:00 am / in Health

Food as Fuel – Lessons From Fasting

The phrase “food as fuel” never really resonated with me until I started fasting. Now, a word before I go on. Goodness knows I’m no expert on fasting. I did my own research before I started, and you should too. So, a couple of years ago, I decided to give it a try. I chose the period from Sunday night […]

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by / on January 19, 2023 at 4:00 pm / in Wellness

The Currency of Self

What is it with our obsession to quantify worth? Since the dawn of the earliest human civilizations, worth is a currency we’ve travelled in for everything from natural “resources” and the objects around us, to our very identities. The fallout of this behavior is of course that anyone or anything viewed to have no value either gets overlooked or discarded. […]

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by / on November 11, 2022 at 4:00 am / in Lifestyle

8 Ways to Celebrate World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day is celebrated on November 13 each year. The purpose of this day is to help each of us understand that compassion is the glue binding us together. The concept behind World Kindness Day began at a Tokyo conference more than two decades ago. It has grown into a global movement to explore how we can all be […]

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by / on September 22, 2022 at 8:00 pm / in Wellness

Seasons Change

With summer being only a few short months for many, we practically drop everything to enjoy some reckless abandon outside while we can. But, with school back in session, the morning dew growing heavier on the ground, and the nights coming sooner, the realization dawns that autumn approaches. We know what it means for chores around the house, but what […]

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by / on August 18, 2022 at 4:00 pm / in Wellness

Open Your Mind

Google’s definition says it’s “the readiness to consider something without prejudice,” and then there’s George Bernard Shaw who once said, “Those who can’t change their minds, can’t change anything.” I don’t know about that, but I do know that when I take a look around these days, it seems open mindedness is a phrase a lot easier said than put […]

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by / on August 5, 2022 at 4:00 pm / in Wellness

Take a Breath

It gives us life, but have you ever thought about the power breath has over our quality of life? There’s a reason why so many of us were taught to “take a breath” in order to calm down, because as it turns out breath is directly tied to our body’s limbic system, the part of the brain responsible for emotional […]

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by / on July 28, 2022 at 8:00 pm / in Lifestyle

Thriving Versus Surviving

For some people, the difference between thriving and surviving could be the difference between being proactive and being reactive. We hear that to thrive we need good quality relationships, but what about the relationship we have with ourselves? Let’s be proactive there first and ask the following questions: What language do I use when I’m talking to myself? Am I […]

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by / on July 20, 2022 at 8:30 am / in Wellness

Look Back, Move Forward

It’s time to get real about what’s working, what’s not, and using the valuable data from the past which has so much to offer you today and beyond. Self-reflection is a very practical, personal inventory that will result in consciousness and growth. It’s powerful and progressive to make space to reflect in this capacity, allowing for corrections and tweaks. It’s […]

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by / on April 23, 2022 at 11:00 am / in Wellness

How to Create Positive Mental Health Spaces Inside the Home

The places where you spend the most time each day contribute to your mental health and overall well-being. Various attributes, including the size of a room, how it is furnished, and the company you keep, can influence your wellness. Although some elements of each day fall outside of personal control, we can decide how to create a mental space inside […]

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