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Written by Barbara Kevin

Free Download Mastering Creativity First Edition

These are questions that we don't often ask ourselves, but they are built into our beliefs and actions about many phases of life. We often think that the reason we aren't succeeding is because we haven't found the right strategy or because we weren't born with the Read More...

Written by Barbara Kevin

Three Simple Ways to Make Exercise a Habit

A lot of people want to build an exercise habit that sticks.  A 2012 survey analyzed the top ten habits of thousands of people and found that exercise was number one by a long shot. Of course, wanting to make exercise a habit and actually doing it Read More...

Written by Barbara Kevin

Three Ways to Improve Your Sleep

Most people aren't getting enough sleep, plain and simple. But and this is the important thing to realize we don't recognize that we are sleep deprived. In my comprehensive article on the science of sleep, The Beginner’s Guide to Overcoming Sleep Deprivation, I covered this problem, discussed Read More...

Written by Barbara Kevin

Lessons on Living a Meaningful Life

It was 1967 and the Civil Rights Movement was at a tipping point. On this particular evening, African, American leaders were meeting at an NAACP fundraiser in Beverly Hills, California. That's when a woman named Nichelle Nichols turned around and saw Martin Luther King, Jr. smiling at Read More...

Written by Barbara Kevin

Photo Essay The Isle of Skye Scotland

I believe that creativity is one of pillars of living healthy and fulfilling life. Because I write about each week and not merely talk about them, every few months I set out on a photography trip to create art, explore the world, and learn a thing or Read More...

Written by Barbara Kevin

How to Build Muscle and Strength

Nearly 2,500 years ago, there was a man of incredible strength and athleticism roaming the hills of southern Italy. His name was Milo of Croton and he was almost certainly the most successful wrestler of his day. Milo was a six-time wrestling champion at the Ancient Olympic Read More...

Written by Barbara Kevin

What I’m Reading in Fall Edition

For each of the books below, I have assigned a rating and written a three sentence review, which summarizes my thoughts about why I did or did not enjoy the book. At the end of each review, I have included a link to the book on Amazon Read More...

Written by Barbara Kevin

Measure Backward Not Forward

We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan milestones for our progress. Basically, we try to predict the future to some degree. We do this in business, in health, and in life at large. Can we increase our quarterly earnings by 20 Read More...

Written by Barbara Kevin

How to Be Happy When Everything Goes Wrong

In the summer of 2010, Rachelle Friedman was preparing for one of the best periods of her life. She was recently engaged, surrounded by her best friends, and enjoying her bachelorette party. Friedman and her friends were spending the day at the pool when one of them Read More...