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Don’t Manage Stress, Beat it!

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Enough of relaxation and meditation and time management techniques for getting hold of your stress. Yes, believe it or not, this is a shrink talking. And behold, I have worked for a stress clinic for over a year and I could see the displeasure on the patient’s face when we talked about beating stress. Yes, […]

About Hajra Khatoon

Hajra loves writing and blogging is something she just got addicted to and now can't seem to let go! She has a personal blog at Hajra Kvetches. In her blog she just seems to be complaining about life and is fighting right back! Also she is a freelance content writer at Rockying Follow her around on twitter Hajraks and see what she's up to!

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Yoga For The Lazy

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When I competed in last year’s “Surviving The Blog” challenge, I had the pleasure of working with Ntathu Allen, a London-based yoga teacher.   In case you haven’t noticed, yoga is more popular these days than it has ever been- so I decided to give it a go. The biggest obstacle most people face when starting […]

About Larry Lourcey

Plano portrait artist, Larry Lourcey, holds the designation of Master Photographer awarded by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) in 2007.  Several of Larry’s images have been selected for the prestigious PPA Loan Collection, including an image displayed at Imaging Asia in 2005. While Lourcey is most recognized for his black and white photography, the breadth of his work includes vibrant photo paintings, Polaroid transfers, and photographic collages.  He derives his inspiration from master painters like John Singer Sargent and Edgar Degas, while embracing the bold styles of more modern greats; such as Pino Daeni. In his free time, Larry enjoys trying to find free time. Follow him on Twitter as @larryphoto

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Ironic, Isn’t It? Letting Go of the Clean Slate Mentality

You might think that a blog devoted to goal-setting and success would be full of articles on 2012 New Year’s Resolutions during the first week of the new year – and yet, here we are, strangely silent. The team has been taking an extended – if well deserved – holiday break! Goals and resolutions can […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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Tale Of A Tired Jogger (Part 3)

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My Quest For The 5K If you have been following along with The Next Goal, you might remember my post about wanting to run in a 5k.  I’ve never been a big fan of running, but it seemed like a cool goal to set for myself.  After all, we are big on people reaching their […]

About Larry Lourcey

Plano portrait artist, Larry Lourcey, holds the designation of Master Photographer awarded by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) in 2007.  Several of Larry’s images have been selected for the prestigious PPA Loan Collection, including an image displayed at Imaging Asia in 2005. While Lourcey is most recognized for his black and white photography, the breadth of his work includes vibrant photo paintings, Polaroid transfers, and photographic collages.  He derives his inspiration from master painters like John Singer Sargent and Edgar Degas, while embracing the bold styles of more modern greats; such as Pino Daeni. In his free time, Larry enjoys trying to find free time. Follow him on Twitter as @larryphoto

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To Lose Weight, Lay Off the Endocannabinoids!

‘tis the season… of dietary regret. You might as well sign up with SparkPeople now (it’s free), because it’ll be good to have your program set up and your best-laid plans in place before the holidays. I’m not suggesting you avoid the Christmas cookies and the office parties and the booze – au contraire. If […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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Yoga For Bloggers – Simple Self Massage To Ease A Sore Neck And Stiff Shoulders

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Welcome to another post in a series of yoga for bloggers posts. Thanks for visiting our website! In previous posts we looked at a simple yoga sequence to release neck pain and ease lower back pain. Slightly different angle today as we are going to practice a simple neck and shoulder self – massage to […]

About Ntathu Allen

Yoga Teacher, Blogger and mum to three bubbly teens, I aspire to support, educate and encourage busy mums and working women to weave moments of calm into their hectic schedule.

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Yoga For Bloggers- 3 Easy Stretches To Release Neck Pain

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Hello and welcome Gentle Reader to our site. We are glad you take the time to visit us. Over the past few posts, I have offered you a variety of simple yoga exercises to ease lower back pain and reduce eye strain caused by constantly working on a computer. In yoga you are encouraged to […]

About Ntathu Allen

Yoga Teacher, Blogger and mum to three bubbly teens, I aspire to support, educate and encourage busy mums and working women to weave moments of calm into their hectic schedule.

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Yoga For Bloggers-Three Easy Yoga Poses to Ease Lower Back Pain

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Blessings and welcome- we are always glad to see new visitors and appreciate “old” readers returning. Thank you Building your business takes time, energy and commitment. Many bloggers, in your drive for success, burn the candle at both ends – working a day job to feed their family and pay the bills; and running a […]

About Ntathu Allen

Yoga Teacher, Blogger and mum to three bubbly teens, I aspire to support, educate and encourage busy mums and working women to weave moments of calm into their hectic schedule.

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Lessons from a Kayak Pit

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Have you ever been kayaking? I am terrible at explaining what kayaking means (especially that use the same word as is in the activity), so here is what Wikipedia says: Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water. Kayaking and canoeing are also known as paddling. Kayaking is distinguished from canoeing by the sitting position of the paddler and the number of […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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Things That Are Important to Us – Quick Checklist

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Here at The Next Goal, we talk about your (and sometimes our) next goals. These include money, success, motivation, family and everything else that means something to you. You will agree with me that different people have different objectives and ambitions in life – some trade in family for money, others trade in religion for […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.