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Stop Overthinking: 7 Easy Ways to Kick this Bad Habit

Overthinking—it happens to the best of us. The fact that it is so easy to do means that we tend to do it more often. Ironically, we even overthink without thinking about it. Thankfully theeverygirl.com has shared 7 easy and effective ways to kick this bad habit—and we all know that a clear mind is an amazing feeling!

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George Michael’s “Freedom”—The 25th Anniversary

It’s been a couple of years since the 25th anniversary of George Michael’s “Freedom,” but this song—and everything behind it—is definitely worth revisiting every now and again…We’re reposting this article in honor of our fabulous fitness guru Teresa Tapp… who spent a great deal of time making these super models…well, super. What she was able to do for them she is now doing for us in the most incredible way…

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How 10 Powerful Women Practice ‘Self-Care Sunday’

We women often neglect taking care of ourselves for a multitude of reasons but what we all need to understand is that self-care is essential to taking care of ourselves, and in order to help others we have to start with ourselves. Treating yourself well is the best thing you can do for you and this SELF article reveals how 10 powerful women practice their “self-care Sunday.”

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3 Types of Men to Avoid Dating

When it comes to dating sometimes you don’t always know what you’re getting into. Lucky for us, O magazine featured an excerpt from the book The Love Gap: A Radical Plan to Win in Life and Love by Jenna Birch in which she’s spelled out three very specific types of men to avoid at all costs. Learn how to spot trouble before finding out “the hard way.”

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Finding Your Passion

Finding your passion and living it out can change your entire world. Read here about Coach Ana’s experience with finding her passion!

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The Indomitable RBG

As a rule, we’re not given to reviewing or promoting movies—it’s just not our thing—however every once in a while a movie (or in this case, a documentary) comes along that we just have to share with you. Why? Because it features the type of brilliant, strong, impactful women whom we not only admire but whose drive and character are well worth emulating. Who are we talking about? Read on and see!

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How to Stop Self Criticism Once and for All

Living in the era that we do, it’s nearly impossible not to judge ourselves against the unrealistic expectations we see before us in the media and in social media, every single day, and that can quickly become a slippery slope. While most of us are affected by self-criticism at some point or another, we can do better about protecting ourselves from it. The following article from theverygirl.com can help.

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Searching for Purpose: Three Helpful Steps

We all need to feel we have a deeper purpose in life. Something bigger, greater than being “just a … (wife, mother, employee, etc.)” So if you are feeling stuck and looking for a life of MORE, then here are 3 steps BIS Contributor Dr. Cortney Baker walks through when she’s feeling that way and needs to recenter.

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Each Day is a Gift

In her ongoing series of articles about building Legacy Families, BIS Contributor Cindy Arledge explains how Legacy Families don’t avoid death, they anticipate and plan for it and prepare their heirs for life without them. Be sure to read this very important article!

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The Inheritance–O Magazine

This article will expand your vision on therapy. It is intriguing and out there for sure. It comes from “O” so that automatically gives it huge credibility and the author was sent to this therapist by her MD, an internist. It made me curious to...

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Choosing Happiness—From the Inside Out

How do you define happiness? The dictionary describes it as “a state of well-being and contentment.” But what does that mean to you? This month BIS Contributor Li Saul Shares with us a few tips on finding happiness…from the inside out!

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Light in Dark Places…Gaslighting

Have you ever been in a relationship that makes you question your sanity — so much that you are no longer able to distinguish between what is true and what is not true? You may be a victim of “gaslighting.” Read more…

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Gratitude

One of the marvelous things about gratitude – it has no upper limit, as far as I can tell. You can be as grateful as you want to be. Check out Coach Ana’s beautiful words on gratitude.

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11 Proven Ways to Boost Your Happiness

Countless books, poems, and songs are written about the pursuit of happiness. But when it comes to finding the real deal, we’ve got the goods. Here are 11 scientifically proven ways to be happy. Songwriters, take note. Start now and live a happier life today!

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The Magic Behind Dream Boards

This month Bobbi shares the idea of Dream Boards and how they have brought reality to dreams of hers. Not only is this idea a very fun task, but it also brings clarity to the direction of your aspirations and dreams. Read more!

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How to Charm Anyone

If you want to light up a room (and who doesn’t?), remember this cardinal rule: The most interesting talkers know how to listen. Learn more!

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Why Sharing Your Personal Story Can Offer Real Health Benefits

We all feel vulnerable when we open up to someone…but that tangible feeling of relief that often occurs after-the-fact is more than just a feeling.
As it turns out, sharing your “story” actually has measurable benefits for both you and whomever is listening to you. Read this fascinating story from Oprah.com and find out how it is that storytelling promotes both bonding and connection.

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I Have a Will, Now What?

There is a sense of relief and peace of mind that goes along with signing your Will, however you can make a difficult time even easier for your loved ones by following a few simple steps to ensure that your final wishes are fulfilled. BIS contributor Lorie Burch shares what you need to do.

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Three Steps to Staying Positive in Negative Circumstances

We all have days where we feel like it would have been best if we’d stayed in bed with the covers over our head. We don’t have control over the hand of cards that life deals us, but we do have control over the way we react to them. BIS Contributor Dr. Cortney Baker shares a few insights and steps to overcome anything that life throws our way.

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What to Do When Over-commitment Sneaks Up on Us

Do we just wake up one day and realize that we have crossed the line into over commitment-land? That place where we are so overcommitted we feel like we are drowning… Have you ever been there in that space? Most of us have at one time or another, but BIS Contributor Lauren Midgeley helps us to navigate that tricky state.

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Library Review: What I Know For Sure by Oprah Winfrey

What I Know for Sure is an addition you want to make to your library of reads that inspire and comfort and make you ponder. It is the book you keep by your bed to read a section at a time to savor and help make those changes in your life you have wanted to make but needed that extra push. This is Oprah at her finest…

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Legacy Family Planning – Creating Your Board of Directors

Smart, financially savvy families know to bring all their professional advisors, mentors and legacy advisor together to create a Board of Directors (BOD) to form a family brain trust and ensure their long-term financial health. Learn how and why you should create your own BOD.

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Focus

Give this idea some thought…When you wake up in the morning and think about the tasks you have to do that are not very pleasant, you’ll have a miserable day. When you wake up and focus how wonderful your life is, you’ll have a great day. How can we make this mindset a habit? Coach Ana Loi sheds some light on this question.

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Reality Check…

It’s easy to believe that the life of a supermodel must be pretty close to perfect. After all when we only ever see perfection in magazines and on the runway, we tend to forget that underneath the “perfection” is a real live woman. So when we came across this quote by supermodel extraordinaire, Cindy Crawford, we knew that we had to share it and so that it would make you smile in the way it did us.

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I Believe in…Recharging

Has life knocked you down so many times that you can’t seem to bounce back? You may be in need of “Recharging.” Read this inspiring article by BIS contributor Debbie Lane and find out why it’s so important to take care of yourself.

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The Be Iconic Library–Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

Welcome to the Be Iconic Library of highly recommended, life-changing reads! Each month we feature a book that, given a chance, has the power to enhance, and even change your world! The monthly feature is then added to our library. This month’s feature? Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harve Eker.

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Spring Cleaning—A New View Now

Every Spring many of us feel compelled to clean closets, sort through our stuff and clear out clutter that accumulates in our lives. This month BIS Contributor Dr. Mary Warren invites you to take a more expanded approach and look at some of the quiet noise that runs in our minds and hearts…

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Parents, You Can Ace the Sleepover!

Many parents may feel like they are under pressure when it comes to hosting their children’s friends for a night over. You want your kids to have fun while keeping safe boundaries. Read how you can look beyond your worries and know that there are ways to be in control of your child’s sleepover while allowing the children to make some of their own decisions.

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Light in the Dark Places…Unwarranted Fear

Merriam Webster defines fear as “an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger and/or anxious concern” and unwarranted as “without a basis in reason or fact.” So, what do we do to quit living in unwarranted fear so that we can enjoy life fully? BIS Contributor Debbie Lane shows us the way.

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A Single Step

Are you a procrastinator? No matter how “on it” you are, we all procrastinate sometimes. And some of us procrastinate a lot. Are you one of those? Where ever you fall on this subject we can all use some help.

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Listen Up

Douce Namwezi, a Congolese journalist and founder of MAMA Radio, hopes to shed a light on the lives of women in her country of The Democratic Republic of The Congo.   Many assume these women are victims of rape and financial hardship so her show is slanted at...

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What You Do Repeatedly You Become

Well, folks, it’s that time of the year again—time to sit down and think about what we want to change this year… Resolutions are more easily kept the more we work at them. Read more!

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Are You in the Dark About Your Finances?

If marriage is meant to be a 50/50 relationship, how is it that we see one partner handling the finances time and time again? Not only is this a recipe for disaster (should the unthinkable happen) but it can also be a source of resentment in many marriages. BIS Contributor Rebecca Armstrong offers sound advice on how to avoid being in the dark about your finances.

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Protecting Your Legacy–Even a Six-Year-Old Understands

Your heirs’ future depends on how well you prepare them to succeed after you are gone. Legacy Family Planning is the missing estate planning tool that can prevent 85% of wealth transfer failures and support functional strong relationships with your family members. Read how you can protect your family’s future financial health.

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Introduction to INCENTRALISM Meditation

Getting centered every day can make the difference between struggling and soaring in your daily journey. Check out Li Saul’s video introduction and sample meditation audio file, and enter a world that will transform you and yours. You will love this. I promise.

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Organizing and Relationships

Implementing a new organizing system for yourself and your loved ones might take a bit of navigating, but with consistency, patience, and a sense of humor, you can make it work for everyone!

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Laughing Power

It’s known that laughing along with someone makes both people feel more positive about each other, increasing feelings of closeness, attraction, and cooperation. Read more about the power of laughing!

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Hell Yes or Hell No!

Life is precious… and so is our time! The decisions we make should be a resolute “hell yes!” or “hell no!” Is your curiosity píqued? Read more!

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I Believe in Love

February is best known for Valentine’s Day. It is the same story every year. So this year, we’ve decided to reinvent Valentine’s Day! Read Debbie Lane’s fun ideas here.

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Why Women Undervalue Ourselves & How We Can Fix That!

This month BIS Contributor Bethany Williams focuses on why we as women undervalue ourselves and how we can fix that. In this video, Bethany will give you three things that will increase your value and pay. Ladies, you cannot afford to miss this informative half hour!

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The Power of Intention

“Intention is much more powerful when it comes from a place of contentment than if it arises from a sense of lack, need or fear.” Read Coach Ana’s amazing advice!

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