How to Make Positive Changes and Stick to Them

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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, …

Start the New Year Right: 5 Ways a Life Coach Can Help

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Start the New Year Right: 5 Ways a Life Coach Can Help It’s the turn of yet another new year! What better time to think about bettering yourself? When you held up your drink at midnight and kissed the loved one beside you, you might have thought about 2018 and how you plan to make it better than last year. Were you unsure of your goals or unclear on how to achieve them? A life …

Stress Relief Breathing: Why It Works

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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

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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

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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 …