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Happiness, Denmark-Style: The Little Book of Hygge

If you’ve been on Pinterest or Instagram lately, you might have heard of hygge. The Danish word (pronounced hyoo-gah), and the feelings of coziness and comfort it evokes, have spread across the rest of the world like wildfire as a self-care trend and lifestyle. But what exactly is hygge? Is it actually as good for your wellness as social media makes it sound? And, if…

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Pick up a Craft

Our modern world is a busy and chaotic one. Between your job, your family, your social life, and all your other responsibilities, it’s likely that you’re spending more time feeling overwhelmed than not. Maybe you’re forgetting to handle even basic everyday tasks. Or maybe your bigger aspirations–that secret project you’re working on, or the language you started learning–have begun to fall by the wayside because…

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A Year Long Journey with Mike Iamele

Every day, we hear stories inspiring stories from the Fabulous community so today we’re launching the “episodic” series of Mike Iamle as he navigates through the Fabulous app. Mike, 31, is a self-employed entrepreneur helping artists, entrepreneurs, and visionaries of all kinds discover their unique genius so they can build a life and business around that genius. He lives in Massachusetts with his husband and…

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How to Deal With Negative People When We Change

You began your Fabulous journey with the intention of affecting positive changes in yourself and your life. From the simple act of drinking water each morning, you’ve begun to build a positive and energizing daily routine you look forward to completing. You’re maybe even noticing changes in yourself already. You feel more upbeat and less fatigued. You’re stressing less. Your body and mind are growing…

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Why You Should Create A Reminder Every Day

Have you ever double-booked an appointment, forgot to make a call or left something important behind at home or the office? If so, congratulations, you are not a robot! People are not infallible. We make mistakes and fall short of our own expectations. We can easily neglect our obligations and responsibilities, especially if we are feeling overwhelmed. Don’t be so hard on yourself if your…

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Daily Routine

Wake up, go to work, come home, make dinner, go to bed. Sometimes it can feel like you are living your life on repeat. The same daily routine, day in, day out, over and over again, without deviation. The daily toil can become dull. But those repetitive routines that bring structure to your day can actually be your secret weapon. They help to increase productivity,…

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3 Habits to Develop From Cait Flanders’s The Year of Less

Cait Flanders is perhaps best known for the personal blog she maintained while rapidly paying off nearly $30,000 of consumer debt. Last year, however, she published her first book and international bestseller The Year of Less. The book documents the year-long “shopping ban” Flanders underwent to regain control of her spending once she was debt-free. On her journey, Flanders only bought consumables like groceries and…

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Build These 3 Habits to Help You Crush It

The invention of the internet has led to a money-making revolution. People all over the world are turning their passions into profits, doing anything from writing blogs (like this one!) to selling adorable plushies shaped like human organs, to streaming themselves eating massive quantities of food. With so many people vying for attention on the global stage, it can seem nearly impossible to break through…

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Can’t Hurt Me: 5 Strategies for Building Mental Strength

David Goggins’s Can’t Hurt Me is two parts autobiography to one part guidebook for maximizing your life’s potential. It might sound like a strange combination but Goggins is uniquely qualified to talk about mental strength: He might just be the toughest man alive. Not only is Goggins the only member of the US Armed Forces to complete SEAL training, US Army Ranger School, and Air…

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