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Why We Stay Busy When We’re Not & The Benefits of Doing Nothing

by Joe Martino | Have you ever sat down to relax only to notice yourself pick up your phone or laptop a couple minutes later to play some random time killing game or simply scroll aimlessly through your Facebook news feed? This is basically something we do to distract ourselves and we don’t even know it. We keep ourselves from truly ...

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Can We Truly Hurt Each Other’s Feelings?

by Elina St-Onge | What if being truthful to yourself and others could never really hurt anyone even when it appears that way? What if “coming clean” with yourself and those around you, no matter how much judgement and challenges you may trigger from doing so, is actually the greatest service you could possibly offer to yourself and everybody else? What ...

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Are We Really Meant To Be Monogamous? The Reason Why We Cheat On The People We Love & How To Make Any Relationship WORK

by Jeff Roberts | I will boldly state that we’ve all experienced some form of infidelity at some point in our lives. You may be thinking, “not me!” or “I would never!”, but there are multiple levels of cheating that I’m talking about here. Cheating could literally mean anything we’ve done and thought “I can’t tell my partner about this.” Maybe ...

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Why Do Our Best Friends Become Strangers?

by Joe Martino | Do you have that one person you were once so close to -and for so long -that you are now basically nothing more than strangers with? Maybe you don’t know exactly what happened, as if things drifted slowly and although there is no “bad blood” things just don’t seem to work anymore. Strangers can become best friends ...

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7 Crazy Stats About How We Spend Our Time & How We Can Fix Them

by Mark DeNicola | Time. It’s undoubtedly our most precious resource. It’s the one resource that everyday -aside from the day we are born and the day we die -we all get an equal amount of. Many factors including, but not limited to our geographic location, socioeconomic status, age, level of responsibility and values all play a role in how we choose ...

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Five Things We Shouldn’t Do On Social Media

by Joe Martino | If you’re reading this you probably use social media. It’s no secret that social media has become not only a powerful tool in connecting with one another, but also a huge catalyst in helping to spread powerful information that has changed our world. After all, where would GOM be if we weren’t able to connect our information to ...

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Why “Me Time” Matters: 5 Reasons To Treasure Solitude

by Sarah Gibson | Life has a habit of passing us by; too many moments slip away without being seized. We spend the majority of our time working stressful jobs (and that’s without even counting how often we check our emails at home). What’s more, we spend a good proportion of our free time worrying about the future or lamenting the ...

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A School District Decided To Get Troubled Kids Meditating Everyday – The Results Were Amazing

by Alanna Ketler | Many of you have probably experienced the amazing practice of meditation. Meditation boasts a wide variety of benefits, and is known to have a profoundly positive impact on your emotional and mental well-being. If you are having a stressful day or are having trouble with something that has been challenging you, meditation is a great way to gain clarity ...

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What If You Just Had One More Day? What Would You Do?

by Samantha Keene | Sometimes a video comes along that is so poignant, so powerful, and so utterly beautiful in its simplicity that we can’t help but take notice. There are endless articles, blogs, and videos out there, all clamouring for our attention and all trying to relay the same message of self-improvement. We all know the phrase, “Carpe Diem,” but ...

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These 3 Women Represent The Last Living People Born In The 1800s

by Arjun Walia | A post that’s been floating around the internet for quite some time now, showing 5 women who represent the last living people born in the 1800’s, can be a useful tool for providing people with some food for thought. Unfortunately, two of these women recently passed away, but their story is, nevertheless, a wonderful thing to share, since ...

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