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3 Tips to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

Posted by zcsirkin on  June 11, 2018

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3 Tips to Improve Your Work-Life Balance Wake up well-rested on Monday at 5:00 in the morning. Go for a run. Eat a healthy breakfast. Shower. Spend an hour getting ready for work. Walk out the door by 8:00. Work with positivity and productive energy until 12:30. Eat the salad and fruit you prepped on Sunday for the week. Finish the day strong at 5:30. Come home. Cook dinner and spend time with the family.

Can a Plant-Based Diet Help Lower Stress?

Posted by zcsirkin on  May 30, 2018

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Category: News, Self Care
A plant-based diet is an excellent way to stay healthy and manage weight, but did you know that it can do more than that? Stress is not just contingent on external factors like problems at work—your diet affects how you’re feeling, too! Whole foods contain essential vitamins and minerals in their natural state, and if you’re trying to reduce your stress levels, it is critical that your body gets these nutrients. Think of it this

Want to Feel Less Stressed? Find Your Stress Triggers

Posted by zcsirkin on  April 26, 2018

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Category: Life Coaching, Self Care
Stress is ubiquitous today. Our bodies are built for fight or flight, and when we can neither run nor directly attack what is bothering us, that stress builds and builds until it is unmanageable and we break. But we can be prepared for better outcomes if we know our stress triggers, which are those situations and feelings that flip a switch inside us. When we know what these are, then we can work to control

Work-Life Balance: 3 Ways to Stop Stress at Work

Posted by zcsirkin on  March 5, 2018

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In the business world today, stress is one of the primary driving forces. It’s not surprising that forty percent of adults lie awake at night, unable to fall asleep because they can’t get the day’s stressful events out of their heads. How can you find work-life balance like this? After all, the larger animal to wrangle in this balance is definitely work for men and women with high-demand careers. With anywhere from thirty to a

How to Make Positive Changes and Stick to Them

Posted by zcsirkin on  February 21, 2018

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Category: Life Lessons, News
How to Make Positive Changes and Stick to Them We all have parts of ourselves—habits and passions we’ve formed—that we’d like to grow and allow to flourish. Unfortunately, sometimes these parts of ourselves tend fall to the wayside. As modern men and women, there always seems to be a million other things that need to get done, and stopping to focus on our own self-care seems unimportant in comparison. But taking the time to breathe,