Plant-based diets continue to sweep the nation, but there are still a large majority of people turning to animal meat on a daily basis. In fact, we continue to eat more meat every year. One of the biggest reasons people are struggling to switch over is because they don’t know how to get protein on…

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When it comes to toxic masculinity and the perceived image of what it means to be a man, there’s nothing more outdated than the whole “you’re not a man if you don’t eat meat” debate. In fact, most men will try to tell you that meat is the best source of protein for your body…

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When you hear the term intelligence, you probably think of someone’s intelligence quotient — commonly referred to as IQ. Believe it or not, there are multiple intelligences that can affect the way we learn and behave.  The Theory of Multiple Intelligences can be credited to Howard Gardner in the 1980’s. He believed there are 9…

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It is long believed that every individual possesses and shares in common 24 character strengths that will provide the framework for our various thoughts, feelings, and behaviors we encounter daily.  Since our character makes us who we are, self-awareness of your character can help you better understand yourself. Likewise, sensing someone else’s character will allow…

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Self-regulation, as defined by Merriam-Webster, means control or supervision from within instead of by an external authority. In its essence, self-regulation is the ability to monitor and manage you various emotions, actions, and thoughts that we encounter on a daily basis.  Self-regulation can help you avoid punishment and shame, while putting yourself in a position…

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You’ve probably heard of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is a disorder occurring in those that experience or witness a life-threatening event — such as a natural disaster, terrorist attack, murder, rape, or combat in the line of duty. You probably haven’t heard of post-traumatic growth, leaving many to wonder if it’s possible.  Similar to…

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We are all creatures of habit, whether it be good, bad, or a little bit of both. The following habits that can change your life will help define who you are and ultimately decide the life you will live.  If you struggle to find happiness, aren’t happy with your current weight, don’t feel you’re living…

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Goal-setting is something we do everyday, but setting SMART goals is something you may be unfamiliar with. Sometimes we make long-term goals, sometimes we make short-term goals, and other times we make goals that we want to accomplish by the end of the day.  These can be goals we set to improve our own lives,…

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Passion is something you’ve either already found, are still searching for, or gave up on a long time ago. It’s no secret that finding your passion in life is a difficult task, but that should never be a reason to give up on it.  If finding your passion wasn’t already difficult enough, you’ll probably hate…

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Mind resilience is an essential skill. We’ve all had to experience adversity, change, and impulse decisions in our lives, but many of us struggle to work our way through it. We are often left more damaged and exhausted than ever, even if we do eventually work through it. Being able to handle these curveballs and…

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