Nathan Gist

Sleep: pros, cons and solutions

Ahhh … sleep! Some love it, while others hate it, but either way, most of us don't get enough of it. Sleep plays a vital role in your overall health and well-being. So how much sleep do we all actually need? Experts agree that we should get eight hours of sleep per night in order to function our best day to day. Are you clocking in those magic eight hours? Chances are, you probably aren't. On a...
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6 Benefits of Boosting Your Self Confidence

When it comes to confidence, some seem to have it all, while others, well … don't. Confidence plays a significant role in many areas, linking directly to the success we make in our careers, relationships and endeavors. While confidence may seem like something you are, or are not, born with, this is far from true; in actuality, confidence can very much be developed and achieved at all different sta...
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Top 5 Reasons Why 92% Of New Year’s Resolutions Fail

It's that time again – the end of the year, and the final time crunch to decide on that pesky new year's resolution. If you're like most, your yearly resolution is probably one of the most popular: lose weight, exercise more or stop smoking. And these are all definitely great goals to strive for. So, here's the big question: have you ever managed to stick to your new year's resolution? Not to soun...
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5 Benefits of Losing Weight

Close your eyes and imagine yourself 10 pounds lighter. Now, 20 pounds lighter. Did you feel a sense of excited bliss flow warmly throughout your body? Did you even find yourself smiling at the vision that appeared in your mind? If so, now is the time to take your weight into your own hands … and lose it! Here are some important reasons to drop some inches and create a healthier you! Beat the O...
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5 Great Reasons to Quit Smoking Today

Think back. When did you take that first drag from a cigarette? What did it taste like? Did you choke? Did you do it to impress your friends or to exude coolness? Did you think it would lead to an addition or the mega amounts of money it would cost you down the road? More than likely, if you could go back and do it again, you probably wouldn't make the same choice. Here are some reasons that may h...
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Why Building Rapport Is The Foundation of Your Success

Communication. Interpersonal relationship. Connection. These are just a few of the ideas that explain what rapport is all about. But there is much more to rapport and the importance it plays in your success in both your personal and professional life. So, what exactly is rapport? Rapport is defined as a relationship or connection that is especially harmonious or emphatic. No, this doesn't mean yo...
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Ditching the Migraine without Medications

According to the Migraine Research Foundations, 38 million people including men, women, and children suffer from migraines in the United States(1). Migraines are very different than even your worst headache; they can often be described as throbbing, pulsing or stabbing pain that is localized to one part of your head. Not only are migraines painful they come with a nasty list of other unconformab...
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