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7 Ways to Become a Morning Person

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Shutterstock.com Mornings are hard. Many of us wake up groggy and grumpy, hissing as we open the shades and are assaulted by the white-hot rays of the accursed sun. We stumble through the first few hours of the day, knock back two or three cups of coffee, and finally become productive around noon. But what if ...

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Student Drives into Hurricane Path to Rescue Animals at Risk

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These two pups were stranded in the path of Hurricane Harvey with very few rescue prospects – until Connor showed up. This was no ordinary rescue, either – Connor made the 4-hour drive south from Austin, Texas to where the dogs were in Corpus Christi. Not only that, but he was also driving towards the hurricane that everyone was running ...

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7 Things That Happen When You Take Responsibility For Your Life

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Too many of us simply drift through our lives, allowing fate to take us where it may. But a life without commitment is a life wasted, and so it’s important to live on purpose, and to make intentional choices every single day. This is how you build a life that is truly yours—you put ...

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5 Amazing Ways People are Aiding Hurricane Harvey Evacuees

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Since Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast this weekend, thousands of Texans have evacuated the afflicted area. Businesses and individuals alike have been ready to help out – from rescuing trapped families and Houston residents, to going out of their way to provide clean water and resources to storm shelters. Whatever the case, here are 5 ways that the world ...

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A Princess Who Reins in Our Hearts

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The 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death is more than a disturbing picture, it’s a stark reminder how her life still influences us today. The public’s obsession over Diana started with her fairy tale wedding in 1981 and never ended when she left Buckingham Palace in London. “Americans were at her wedding fascinated by the fairy tale aspect of her ...

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Girl Who Took Crucial Exams Hours After Grenfall Fire Gets Top Grades

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Ines Alves made headlines earlier this year when she escaped from Grenfall Tower as it burned and then sat for a chemistry exam only hours later. The 16-year-old teen had evacuated her flat on the 13th floor with her brother Tiago just as the tower was starting to go up in flames. She only had time to pull some clothes ...

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7 Authentic Ways to Intentionally Design a Happier Life

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shutterstock.com The true happiness is inherently a part of our inner self. It can be felt anytime anywhere irrespective of whether a person possesses everything or nothing at all. In other words, happiness is when we are at peace with ourselves, and our disposition reflects to being at peace with others as well. ...

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Boy Remembers Scene From Favorite Movie to Save Drowning Brother

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Professional actor and wrestler Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson may not have ever given a particularly life-changing performance before – but now, thanks to a 10-year-old boy, one of his performances has become life-saving. Jacob O’Connor is being credited as a hero after he used a scene from his favorite movie to save his 2-year-old brother Dylan. Last month, Jacob and ...

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Communicating With the Dead

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Shutterstock.com Death is often joked about as being unavoidable like taxes and aging. The truth is it’s not a laughing matter as many consider the afterlife a factual part of the living. A recent CBS News poll found most Americans believe in the existence of heaven, hell and ghosts. Additionally, 3 out of 4 people believe there’s ...

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7 Hacks to Maintain a Happy State of Mind

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Shutterstock.com I am often asked, “How do you stay so happy all the time?” Well the short answer is, “I don’t.” We all have times that involve “unhappy” emotions including sadness, despair, frustration or anger just to name a few. Life is full of cycles. Feeling the full range of emotions as you ...

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