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BREAKING NEWS: The Surprising Way You Can Change the World with One Simple Action (Infographic)

Breaking News: The Surprising Way You Can Change the World with One Simple Action (Infographic) | Soultiply with Brittany Ritcher I’ve never traveled the world. In fact, I’ve never even ventured outside the United States. I know, it’s a little embarrassing to say out loud.

But thank God for the internet and all the technology that allows us to connect worldwide each and every day.

And it just makes me think…THERE IS SO MUCH OUT THERE IN THIS WORLD.

Millions of people are living out their moments in time every day. By that fact alone, we are all so incredibly connected.

What series of events had to happen for you to find yourself reading this post, on this website? Every choice you made today has led to this very moment. Take a deep breathe and soak it in. This is your incredible life to live.

Now that’s what I call a WHOA moment.

And boy oh boy, do I live for those moments!

Whoa moments can be best described as those periods in time where your mind can briefly comprehend our place in the grand universe. Those moments of awe while overlooking the Grand Canyon. I’ll never forget the time when I was reading and for a brief smidgen of a moment, I was able to wrap my mind around the fact that time is relative and all that exists is the present moment. No, I wasn’t high on drugs. I was running on a treadmill, to be exact. But I’ll never forget that WHOA moment for as long as I live.

Wait But Why just published a brilliant article about “whoa moments” and how they connect us to our highest selves. I strive to be in a state of awe, each and every day. It’s all just too beautiful to fully comprehend.

But WHOA moments are only little blips in time. And once they pass, the reality of our world becomes glaringly apparent.

For example, I’m not a fan of the nightly news. In fact, it’s probably the most depressing thing you could watch on television. I make an effort to stay informed on current events, but I don’t let them consume me. I choose to send a prayer out to those in need, and focus on deflecting that negative energy instead.

I know why news outlets exist. They aim to inform, but ratings always seem to win in the end. An anchor makes a hurtful sexist or racist remark, and the video goes viral. Their audience craves staggering numbers and incredible circumstances.

But what if we all chose to focus on this instead?…

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Brittany Ritcher BREAKING NEWS: The Surprising Way You Can Change the World with One Simple Action (Infographic)

Friends with (BUSINESS!) Benefits PART ONE: The Moocher

Friends with Business Benefits The Moocher For the past several months or so, I’ve made a huge effort to be more of a social person.

I’m one of those gals who is perfectly happy with spending the evening in reading a book or writing a blog post, wearing my wool socks and not a spot of makeup. I despise the bar scene and it’s like pulling teeth to get me to go out on a Saturday night. (Why do I live in NYC again!?) I swear, when I get married, I honestly think my Bachelorette party will consist of a crafting circle and loads of great wine. That’s just who I am!

Needless to say, my friends are not often pleased with my anti-social tendencies.

But I love my friends, and those relationships mean the world to me. You won’t hear me ever discount the joys of a proper work/life balance; I’ll always have time for my buddies.

But now that I run my own business, many of these friendships have taken on new meaning. And I’ll admit, some for the better…and a tiny few for the worse.

But it got me thinking, where is the fine line between a personal and business friendship? Is it possible to have both at the same time? And if so, how can you balance the two without jeopardizing your existing relationships along the way?

For the next four days, I’m going to delve deep into 4 of the most prevalent personal-friendship-to-business-relationship types out there. You’ve met these people – hell, you might BE these people! We’ll meet…

Let’s do some TRUTH TALKIN’ and start with the most awkward of personal and business relationships…managing a successful friendship with The Moocher .

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Brittany Ritcher Friends with (BUSINESS!) Benefits PART ONE: The Moocher

Sexy Soulmate Series PART THREE: Finding a Soulmate

Sexy Soulmate Series Part Three: Finding a Soulmate | Soultiply with Brittany Ritcher

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Sexy Soulmate Series: Part Three is here, my dears! This post will explore the most exciting (and possibly most frustrating) part of the Soulmate experience – FINDING the right person for you.

If you are just joining us, it’s not too late to play catch-up! Here’s the Sexy Soulmate Series so far:

PART ONE: Soulmate Basics

PART TWO: Prepping for a Soulmate

PART THREE: Finding a Soulmate (that’s this post)

PART FOUR: Enjoying & Keeping a Soulmate

Once you’ve done all the “soul homework” I’ve outlined above, and you’ve reached a place of wholeness and clarity on a personal level, you are ready to share that joy with your soulmate. Here are the top 5 most important points to keep in mind when looking for your soulmate…

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Brittany Ritcher Sexy Soulmate Series PART THREE: Finding a Soulmate

Saving Long Term Relationships: How to Use Positive History & Differences to your Favor!

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Long term relationships can be downright baffling. You have two unique people who grow and change and have to relearn how to communicate with each other over time. Births and deaths and love and heartbreak come in and out of our lives and our relationships (no matter if they are with a mother, sister, boyfriend or close friend) and we are left to navigate this changing landscape. Sometimes you make it, and your bond will strengthen over time. You have a partner in crime for life and it’s a wonderful feeling! And sometimes, it’s not quite as easy. Some relationships are worth fighting for. But know that the events that you weather together CAN work in your favor. Because if you can leverage the positive aspects of your history together and begin to understand how major life events impact our understanding of one another – you will find a wealth of energy and love that can fuel your relationships for years to come.

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Brittany Ritcher Saving Long Term Relationships: How to Use Positive History & Differences to your Favor!