Author Archives: Nat TPB

Top 10 Strategies for Escaping Your Comfort Zone

Humans love to be comfortable. It’s one of our strongest urges. Unfortunately, the desire to be comfortable can be a prison. It’s hard to grow and flourish if your primary objective is comfort. Escaping your comfort zone is important if you want to have an exciting and fulfilling life. Use these strategies to move beyond your comfort zone and create a meaningful life: 1. Start by making a list of the things that make you uncomfortable. What […]

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Who Else Wants to Exercise Without Getting Sore?

You walk out of the gym congratulating yourself for completing a tough workout, but the real struggle starts the next day. That’s when your shoulders stiffen, and your lower back aches. These symptoms are called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Experts used to believe that it was due to lactic acid building up. However, now there’s general agreement that inflammation is the culprit. Whatever the cause, you can find relief. Use these suggestions to prevent muscle soreness […]

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Who Else Wants to Stop Feeling Stressed Out by Politics?

You’ve probably noticed that modern politics tend to be divisive. TV commentators and family members argue about impeachment, health care, and climate change. However, you may not realize how much impact this stress can have on your personal health and relationships. Almost 40% of adults agreed that politics is causing them stress, according to a recent study by the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Between 10% and 30% said that politics had damaged their friendships, made their home […]

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The Surprising Truth About Processed Foods

How many times have you heard advice about avoiding processed foods? If you want to lose weight or just eat a healthy diet, that does make sense for the most part. However, there are important differences among processed foods that are rarely discussed. Some processed foods are actually good for you and others may be more fattening than you think. Find out how to make smart choices before you toss another packaged food item into your grocery […]

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3 Effective Strategies for Dealing with Disappointment

Sometimes reality falls short of your expectations. You think you nailed an interview, but the job offer goes to another candidate. You’re excited about a new love interest you met online, but you realize you have little in common as soon as you meet face to face. Setbacks are a part of life, but how you respond to them can soften the blow. Try these 3 strategies for dealing with disappointment. Avoid Exaggerating We often make disappointments […]

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The Importance of Core Strength

The Importance of Core Strength

Many of us are well accustomed to the development of the glory muscles. Muscles like the chest, shoulders, quads and glutes will always get special attention in the gym – but how many people train their core correctly? Yes, you see others doing simple exercises like leg raises and crunches to work their “abs,” but when we say core, we mean something different. Think of the core as an entire muscular system that spans the entire surface […]

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