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Does Your Social Circle Affect Your Habit Building?

What exactly did Jim Rohn, the legendary entrepreneur and motivational speaker, mean when he said, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with”? How can the people in our social circle influence us? And if they do make an impact, what’s the best way to ensure it’s a positive one? It’s interesting to note that this is not a…

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Why is Behavior Change So Hard, But Why You Should Keep Trying

What makes you change your behavior? If you’re reading this, odds are you want to develop a habit or change a behavior. Maybe you want to improve your concentration because your performance at school has been suffering. Or you’re not happy with the diet you’ve been following. Whatever the change may be, the question is this: What made you want to change? People always look…

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Can Music Help You Focus?

It might seem like the world is divided into those who can’t listen to music while working, and those who can’t work without listening to music. For every person who nods along with earphones plugged in, there seems to be one who complains, “Excuse me, could you turn down the volume?” One group swears that listening to music improves focus and boosts productivity. The opposing…

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How Visualization Can Help You Deal with Anxiety Attacks

You’re about to give a speech to a room full of important people. As you make your way to the podium on shaky legs, you suddenly feel too warm, your palms sweat, a lump rises in your throat, and you think you might keel over. Anxiety feels different for everyone but there’s one constant universal truth- it’s an unpleasant experience. While some of us might…

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Should You Go For A Morning Run or Night Run?

By now it’s been well-established that running is an extremely beneficial exercise. We all associate fitness with the image of a fitness guru on their morning run or smiling after completing a marathon. So, you’d definitely be moving in the right direction if you decided to tie your shoes and step out for a run. But here’s a question that stumps many beginners, and even…

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Why You Should Cancel Your Cheat Days

You’ve likely heard of the concept of “cheat days” in diets before. Cheat days are designed to be little breaks from our everyday healthy diet. They’re meant to incorporate some wiggle room so you can periodically indulge while still making sure you’re eating mindfully and healthfully. For years, nutritionists and fitness gurus all over have suggested that you can have cheat days while still meeting…

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What You Need to Know about Energy Vampires

Have you ever greeted a friend with a smile, only to later depart feeling miserable? Have you felt drained after listening to a colleague at work? Have you sighed when a particular person’s name flashes on your mobile phone screen? Chances are, you’re reacting to an energy vampire! While vampires are fictional creatures from Eastern Europe that prey on humans for their blood, energy vampires…

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Announcing Fabulous’s New Financial Freedom Challenge

The holiday season is in full swing! Still haven’t purchased your gifts yet? Worried about how you’re going to fit gifts into your straining budget? Or have you already resigned yourself to yet another year of overspending? If so, you’re in luck, because we’re releasing a brand-new, 14-day Financial Freedom Challenge on the Fabulous, just in time for the holidays! You may be thinking to…

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