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Stress Relief Breathing: Why It Works

Posted by zcsirkin on  December 5, 2017

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Many people are afraid to try new stress reduction techniques because they think they don’t have time. But with some techniques, you only need a few minutes to see the benefits. One such technique is stress relief breathing. Take a moment to think about how your body reacts to stress and ask yourself these questions: How is my breathing different? Are my muscles tense? What are my thoughts like? The answers to the second and

VoyageMIA Interview with Alicia Sirkin

Posted by zcsirkin on  November 2, 2017

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I recently had the honor of talking with VoyageMIA Magazine about my journey as a life coach. It was a great experience. I’m thankful for the opportunity to share my story and the story of what we do at Sirkin Creative Living Center. If you have a chance, I would love it if you would read the interview in full here. If you don’t have time right now, that’s fine. Here are some of the

Hurricane Irma and How to Practice Stress Management during and after Disaster

Posted by zcsirkin on  September 20, 2017

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As we pick up the pieces left scattered by Hurricane Irma last week, it’s important to take a moment to reflect. Even with all the damage, the slow return to normal feels like a collective sigh of relief, though the stress of the storm still lingers and collects in pools at our feet. How many of us were able to maintain a sense of calm when we were preparing our homes for the storm or

Time Management Hack: Are You A Woman With No Free Time? Here’s How to Fix It

Posted by zcsirkin on  September 5, 2017

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People often say “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” They say things like “squeeze every last drop from every moment.” Carpe diem. Seize the day. For some people, motivation comes from a fear of getting left behind, of missing out. I think the kids call it FOMO. Fear of Missing Out. But time management isn’t about squeezing an extra hour out of your day. It’s not a lemon. Rather, time management is about finding

Work-Life Balance—It’s Up to You!

Posted by zcsirkin on  August 25, 2017

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You’ve got a stack of work a mile high and stress levels that would drop a horse. You no longer enjoy your job yet you seem to spend every waking hour there. To top it all off, you feel guilty—you haven’t had any real quality time with your family for weeks. Is work-life balance possible? Work-Life Balance Is All about Taking Small Steps It is, but it doesn’t mean the same thing for everyone. In