5 Ways to Break a Bad Habit

Jack Flacco

We all have them but are too afraid to admit it. They dominate our lives, they control our routines, and they sour our mood.

What are they? They are bad habits. And bad habits is bad news for those wanting to live happy and abundant lives.

Let us take a moment to have a look at five ways we can break bad habits, and the benefits that come from overcoming weaknesses.

1. Confess the Habit

Mildred: “Judy, you may not believe it, but I bite my nails, bad.”

Judy: “I noticed, you have yet to gnaw off your cuticle to the bone.”

Admitting you have a problem is the first step to beating a bad habit. What better way to admit you have a problem than to confess it to a friend or loved one.

As difficult as it sounds, it really is easy to do. The problem lies with…

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Fair Fighting Rules


fightingfair.jpgWritten by Eric C., MA., PhD Candidate (USA)

Founder of: MakeItUltra™

“An eye for an eye will only make the world blind” ~Mahatma Gandhi

Arguments and relationships go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly. Unfortunately, arguments are not as sweet as jelly and don’t go over as smooth as peanut butter. When we argue with our loved ones, it is important to remember that it’s not necessary to deliver a knock out blow. Think of the argument as a heart to heart conversation and not a bare knuckle showdown.

Here are some simple steps to remember when arguing:

1. Pause
Before you engage in an argument with your loved one, take a moment to reflect on your feelings. Ask yourself, “Why are you upset?” Are you really upset because he or she was late or could it be your partner has not been giving you enough attention? It is…

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The effects of fast food on the body 

Think Smart

Food is fuel for your body. It has a direct impact on how you feel as well as on your overall health. Fast food isn’t necessarily bad, but in many cases it’s highly processed and contains large amounts of carbohydrates, added sugar, unhealthy fats, and salt (sodium).

These foods are often high in calories yet offer little or no nutritional value. When fast food frequently replaces nutritious foods in your diet, it can lead to poor nutrition, poor health, and weight gain. Being overweight is a risk factor for a variety of chronic health problems including heart disease, diabetes, and stroke.Fast food can effect on your body :

1.Digestive and Cardiovascular Systems:

Many fast foods and drinks are loaded with carbohydrates and, consequently, a lot of calories. Your digestive system breaks carbs down into sugar (glucose), which it then releases into your bloodstream. Your pancreas responds by releasing insulin, which…

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Wonderful spring nature just opposite my window.

I live on the ground floor of a multistory building and I really like it, because of staying close to nature even without leaving home. Opposite the windows of my apartment is a small lawn. With first warm days here bloom lovely spring flowers, fly and buzz bees,  and green grass rustles.

Today was a bright and sunny spring day, so I could not fail to take few photos of beautiful and so delicate spring nature, which I can see so close.

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Synthetic vitamins – use or not?

At winter and early spring I begin to feel malaise, caused by vitamins deficiency. Because it is impossible to get them all from food, when you live in the city and buy vegetables and fruit from supermarkets. Then I resort to using supplements, which contains synthetic vitamins. For me, it was interesting to know, can synthetic vitamins be harmful and what is it at all? Some answers on the questions I tried to find in this post: http://icexp.com/are-synthetic-vitamins-good-or-bad/.


So, if this topic is interesting for you too – welcome!

Voice, Message, & Intention

The Richness of a Simple Life

I think a very important aspect of being emotionally healthy is being able to speak your voice. Holding in your thoughts and feelings is uncomfortable and unhealthy. As an energy worker, I believe that we are more than our physical body and that our physical health depends upon our emotional, mental, and spiritual health in addition to nurturing and maintaining the physical. 

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