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Be Happy Right Now: The Practice of Gratitude

Dear readers, Today I’m taking a break from travel blogging to talk about something dear to my heart. If you want to be happier (and who doesn’t?), read on. There’s a reason that I named my website Travel with Gratitude. Through personal experience, I’ve become convinced that practicing…

May 14, 2016
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Finance Lifestyle Tips

13 Tips for Saving Aggressively

Missed the first few posts of my guide to saving money? Read about passive saving and tracking your expenses first. If you want to save a lot in a relatively short amount of time, then you have to get serious and completely change the…

January 25, 2016
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Lifestyle Mindfulness Tips

How to Meditate: My Quick-Start Guide

I wrote previously about meditation as a tool to help us retrain our minds. I have seen the positive effect of meditation on my own life over the past two years, which is why I get so excited to discuss it with others. When…

January 4, 2016
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Lifestyle Mindfulness

Meditation: Not Just for Hippies

I had heard of meditation as a self-care tool. But like most people, I didn’t understand the purpose of meditation. It seemed like an activity for a niche crowd—monks, hippies and yogis. About a year and a half ago, I picked up a book…

January 4, 2016
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Lifestyle Tips

Live Better with Less: 7 Steps to Reduce Clutter

Most of us have way too much clutter. We have more stuff than we need to survive on a daily basis and certainly more than we need to be happy. Don’t believe me? Consider the following: tomorrow you have to relocate to a new…

January 2, 2016