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Charles Araujo

June 18, 2021

There’s a good chance that there are two things that are true for you. First, that you’re suffering from some degree of mental fatigue. And second, that you just denied it in your head as you read that last sentence. As a society, we have created a near-moralistic view of being mentally exhausted, but to overcome your mental fatigue and set yourself up for sustainable life-changing success, you need to acknowledge that it’s real, that it’s not a failing, and then take specific actions to address it. Here’s how.

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By Laura Araujo

June 16, 2021

In our always-on world, slowing down can feel more than luxurious — it can feel like you’re breaking the rules. But that’s seeing the world upside down. Slowing down and living your life a little less hectically will not only improve your mental and physical health, it will simply bring more joy and pleasure into every moment. Here’s how you can live the slow life.

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By Dr. Brandon Gonyo, PharmD

June 10, 2021

By Laura Araujo

June 7, 2021

Live the MAPS Lifestyle.

If you are ready to live authentically, be more productive and effective at work, have deeper and more fulfilling relationships, and live a healthy life in balance, you're one of us. We are dedicated to helping you embrace the MAPS Lifestyle using our four tenets of Mindfulness, Activation, Purpose and Surrender to find balance and live the life you want to live.

Meet Laura.

I created MAPS not because I have some secret remedy or because I think I have it all figured out. I created it because I have observed what happens around me when I embrace this idea of creating a personal daily practice of life. I have found that when I actively foster it within my life and practice it without fear of its uncertainty, that is when everything comes together and I find that I am living my best life.

And that is what I want to share with you.

Want another perspective? Check out this profile on Laura in Just Yoga

"Laura is the brainchild behind the Mindfulness, Activation, Purpose and Surrender Institute, or MAPS Institute, which is dedicated to helping people find and sustain balance in their lives. Laura's vision, through the MAPS Institute, is to enable people to be more productive and effective at work; have deeper and more fulfilling relationships; and live a more meaningful life." 

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