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Mediterranean-Style Baked Potato Bar

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The potato often gets a bad rap because they are commonly fried or loaded with fat and calories from butter and sour cream. It turns out, potatoes are fat-free and cholesterol-free, a good source of fiber and Vitamin C, plus they contains less than 10% of your daily value of carbohydrates. That’s a pretty healthy food!

Baked potatoes can be the foundation for a great family dinner by creating a baked potato bar! Similar to a taco bar, a baked potato bar offers every family member a chance to make their own meal. Instead of copying the Mexican Taco bar flavors, we decided to change up the flavor and go with Mediterranean-inspired flavors. Continue reading

Oprah & Deepak Chopra’s Meditation Challenge Is Back!

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Did you know you can create a life of true success in just 20 minutes each day? Our friends Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra have both experienced firsthand the transformative power of meditation, inspiring them to come together to bring the gift of meditation to the world with their breakthrough, one-of-a-kind 21-Day Meditation Experience Series. These online, interactive experiences are designed to make meditation easy, fun, and inspiring for people with busy schedules, and busy minds. So far, over three million people around the globe, including us here at Intent, have experienced incredible transformation, for FREE! Continue reading

To Be Creative, What Are the Best Habits To Follow?

paintbrushwithcolors1-300x239This post is back by popular demand, because when I tell people that I’ve been working on Better Than Before, my book about habit change, one of the questions that people most often ask me is:“What habits are best for creativity?”They want to know what habits help people think creatively — and also, actually produce.

Often, people make the case for adopting a particular habit by pointing to a renowned figure who practiced that habit, with great success. For instance… Continue reading

Glen Campbell and Alzheimer’s at the Oscars

Glen Campbell is a 78 year old man from Delight, Arkansas.
He has a wife and children. He’s had a busy career for most of his life.
It just so happens that career included over 70 albums, four which were platinum, one double-platinum. In case you’ve never heard, Glen is an icon of media and entertainment, well known as a country music singer and guitarist as well as the host of the Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, a variety show on CBS. He was in movies with John Wayne and played music with greats like Elvis and the Beach Boys. This year his song, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” was up for Song of the Year at the Oscars.  Continue reading

Weird Breathing Tip To Help You Feel Better

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We took a break from hard work this morning and in our internet wanderings found this quick and weird breathing exercise on HuffPo! Belly ache? Brain need a rest? If so, you can try this tip from literally anywhere (except underwater. Don’t try this underwater.) Continue reading

Sleep Foundation Makes New Recommendations

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New news in the world of rest and rejuvenation! After two years of intensive study, the National Sleep Foundation just released modified recommendations for sleep by age group. All children categories (with the exception of newborns) and teens had their sleep hours widened by at least an hour, though all of these statistics ultimately depend on the individual. Continue reading

Head-Spacing.

“Fire all your guns at once and explode into space.” – Steppenwolf, Born to Be Wild. 

Hello. Are you thinking what I’m thinking?

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Sure you are. You just don’t know it yet. But, you do know what I mean. Are you having the same revolutionary inner thoughts that I do? Are your neural pathways, or whatever, firing, or whatever in the synaptic patters and places creating the faces and spaces that mine do? Is your inner mind your inner mine?

Does the thought of re-invention scare you? Continue reading

Aging Gracefully

Aging Gracefully:
Noticing and Choosing What You Want As You Grow Older

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A few months ago, I did a panel, and follow-up interview with Prevention Magazine (a magazine which I love, by the way) on aging gracefully. How funny to find myself being a voice for that…

On the panel, as others talked about diet, exercise and how to look young, I found myself getting emotional as I thought about my grandfather, Nana, who had just passed away. I realized, while sitting on the stage, that aging gracefully for me meant living with dignity, being of service, and cherishing the relationships in my life. Continue reading

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