Why The Best To-Do List App Will Never Work

Why The Best To-Do List App Will Never Work

To-do lists can be one of the most powerful tools in our productivity arsenal. Not only are they good for keeping track of our daily tasks, having a written record of serves as both a reminder and a form of commitment. Plus, there are few things more satisfying than checking something off a to-do list! The Fabulous app has a number of productivity tools embedded...

The Power of Silence

The Power of Silence

Our world is so noisy. Just stop and listen, what can you hear right now? Traffic, people chatting, music, your computer’s fan running. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just turn it all off? How would it feel to dial down the volume on your day and just sit in blessed silence for a moment or two? Sounds good, right? What if you extended...

The Effects of Stress on Your Body

The Effects of Stress on Your Body

Have you ever felt so stressed about something that it was all you could think about? Stress gives us tunnel vision. When we’re stressed, it’s hard to focus on anything but what’s causing our stress. Bills, trouble with loved ones, difficulties at work all can quickly overwhelm us and make our hard lives even harder. The effects of stress can wear down our bodies and...

How Mindfulness Meditation Helped the Thai Soccer Team

How Mindfulness Meditation Helped the Thai Soccer Team

By now, most of the world has witnessed the daring rescue of the small-town Thai soccer team the Wild Boars. A flood of monsoon water on June 23rd trapped the boys and their coach inside a cave for ten excruciating days. The rescue was nothing less than a miracle. The real marvel, however, was not the rescuers but the resilience of those young boys. What...

3 People on How Mindfulness Saved Their Lives

3 People on How Mindfulness Saved Their Lives

Mindfulness reduces stress, staves off anxiety, improves productivity, and even lowers individual health care costs and your risk of heart disease. The myriad benefits of meditation run the gamut from lower blood pressure to healthier romantic relationships. But can mindfulness save lives? The power of mindfulness for disordered eating Holistic health practitioner Sarah Anne Stewart certainly thinks so. In author and speaker Jared Kleinert’s book 3...

Exercise for Beginners: How to Build a Solid Daily Exercise Routine

Exercise for Beginners: How to Build a Solid Daily Exercise Routine

Have you ever made yourself a promise, only to immediately break it? Maybe you promised yourself you’d start a new exercise routine. You bought the clothes, the equipment, and the gym subscription… but never quite made it to the gym. Ever. We find it so easy to break promises to ourselves because there’s no one else to hold us accountable or to suffer the consequences....

Stoic Philosophy: Ancient Wisdom in the Modern World

Stoic Philosophy: Ancient Wisdom in the Modern World

What do a Roman emperor, a former slave, and a Greek Philosopher all have in common? All three were practitioners of the Stoic philosophy, a unique school of thought for its time whose teachings of tolerance, virtue, and self-control, have inspired thinkers and leaders for centuries. Stoicism was developed by Zeno of Citium in the early 3rd century BC. After losing everything to a shipwreck,...

A New Journey Awaits: The Art of Stoic Living

A New Journey Awaits: The Art of Stoic Living

What do Frederick the Great, Theodore Roosevelt, and Elon Musk have in common? They use the teachings of Stoicism as a guide for living well. This ancient philosophy has guided the decisions of many of the greatest minds living today by offering a real playbook with tools that anyone can apply to their life. We are often so overwhelmed with everyday reality and demands that...

Fabulous Uncovers: Is the 10,000 Calorie Challenge Healthy or Dangerous?

Fabulous Uncovers: Is the 10,000 Calorie Challenge Healthy or Dangerous?

YouTube challenges have been around for almost as long as the platform itself. Some, like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, are a force for good. Others, however, can be unusual or even dangerous, like the Cinnamon Challenge or the now-infamous Tide Pod Challenge. One challenge in particular became famous in the wake of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps revealing the sheer volume of food he eats...