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Confidence in the Workplace Training? Experts Suggest This ONE Thing

Posted by zcsirkin on  November 1, 2018

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As a life coach who has helped many professionals manage their career goals and realize their ambitions, I’ve seen plenty of cases of low confidence. All people lack confidence at one point or another, and what I can tell you is that it is possible to feel self-assured, even for those who have never felt it before. What people need is a little bit of confidence in the workplace training to give themselves the boost

How Does Chronic Stress Cause Weight Gain? It’s Not the Stress-Eating

Posted by zcsirkin on  October 30, 2018

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People who suffer from chronic stress know one thing for sure: stress is no fun if you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight. According to a report published in Cell Metabolism this year, when stress is chronic, fat cells form at a higher rate than normal. You can thank a certain type of hormone called glucocorticoids (say that five times fast), which run rampant when we’re stressed out. I know from experience, and from what

3 Mindfulness Tips to Prevent Your Phone from Blocking REAL Connections

Posted by zcsirkin on  September 15, 2018

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When I first thought of writing this blog, I didn’t know whether a few mindfulness tips would be enough to combat the ever-growing hold that our smartphones have on us today. The numbers just seemed too steep. Only two years ago in 2016, 77 percent of adults in the U.S. owned a smartphone. Smartphone use seems to begin earlier and earlier, with a whole generation using phones and tablets from as young as three years

Want These 4 Benefits? Consider a Switch to a Plant-Based Diet Today

Posted by zcsirkin on  August 29, 2018

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We all know that fruits and veggies are good for us. But did you know that a switch to a plant-based diet can help you fight off sickness, help you lose weight, give you more energy, and make you look and feel pretty darn good? And that’s not even taking into account just how delicious a plant-based diet is. A lot of people don’t realize that their diet has a huge impact on how they feel

How to Accomplish Your Goals: 3 Tips to Help You Be an Achiever

Posted by zcsirkin on  July 23, 2018

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Category: Life Coaching, Self Care
If you want to learn how to accomplish your goals, consider this—your brain craves routine, even when the routine you’ve created for yourself is unhealthy. I’ve worked with many people who want to set and accomplish their goals, and one thing I’ve noticed is that it doesn’t really matter how big or how small the goal is: if you want to accomplish something, you’ve got to focus on the process and tweak it to suit