Read N Review: How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie

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How to Win Friends and Influence People. Who wouldn’t want to know that?? Originally published in 1936, this one is for sure an oldie, but a goodie. A book that many seem to know (and love), and for those that haven’t read it, I’d bet they have at least heard of it. The beautiful thing about this book is that just about anyone can relate to the information inside regardless of your occupation, gender, social status, etc.

Through Dale Carnegie‘s various courses and professional development teachings, he has been improving individual and business performance all over the world. Some of these courses include sales, effective speaking/human relations, and management seminars.

As I was reading this book, I couldn’t help but to think of all of the different scenarios throughout my life where his teachings would have come in handy. In my roles as a salesperson while working retail, to being a student and presenting to my classmates, and even being a good friend and learning how to communicate better.

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5 Wellness Tips on the Perfect Morning Routine

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Mornings. They are, for many, the most dreadful time of the day as they’re often met with insufficient sleep followed by an unenthusiastic commute to work, etc. Despite the negative press mornings tend to receive, how you start your morning is often an indicator of how the rest of your day will go.

My morning routine is far from perfect, however after finishing The Miracle Morning book months ago, I decided it was about time that I implement a morning routine to help give my day some sort of “order” as soon as I wake up.

My morning routine is pretty simple and probably contains some things that you already put into practice but I just wanted to share these 5 wellness tips on how taking control of my morning helps prepare me for the rest of the day below.

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Candle-Making Workshop at Candlefish

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After having lived in Charleston for over 15 years, I no doubt have a great love for this city. Since moving away 5 years ago to Miami, and most recently, Italy, being away from home made me appreciate where I come from even more. Especially after it being voted #1 city in the world time and time again (this year it’s #2). I mean…are you surprised? The charming roads of Charleston are lined with history, art, culture, and so much more.

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