How to Have a Summer Full of Self-Care (Even while Traveling) in 7 Essential Tips

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Self-care is an important concept that not enough working professionals know about. Why is it so important? Well, to begin, it can keep you from getting burned out at work, which can improve your life at home, as well. Sound good? Here are seven essential self-care tips that you can do this summer, even while traveling: Write It Down Only you know what, if any, changes you need to make to have a happy, productive …

Achieve Work-Life Balance with These 3 Proven Stress Reduction Techniques

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As a life coach, one of the responsibilities that I take on is finding ways to reduce the stress that my clients feel. For many professional women, balancing a career with family life is a constant challenge, and having strategies in place to help with the obstacles that inevitably arise can save a good day from turning bad. But how can you determine the effective stress reduction techniques from the bunk? The internet is full …

Life-Changing Habits that Can Boost Your Brain’s Function

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Your brain is one of your body’s most vital, complex organs. It allows you to think, controls and coordinates bodily movements, and stores precious memories. Wouldn’t it be great to have a brain that functions at full capacity so you can maximize your potential? Well, there are certain lifestyle changes that you can make to support a healthy brain. Here are 7 habits that can have a positive effect on your brain: Physical Activity We …

8 Benefits of Setting Boundaries

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Nobody—not the President, not Superman, and not you—can be everything to everyone. It just isn’t possible. Simply put, you have to set limits for yourself and others. Being a people-pleaser is not only exhausting but also self-defeating. If you take on too much of other people’s responsibility while ignoring your responsibility to your mental and physical health, you are sure to burn out very quickly. “No” should be in your vocabulary, and you should not …

How to Be More Mindful Every Day

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You may be familiar with the term “mindfulness.” There is no doubt that it is becoming more and more prevalent due to a number of factors, including popular bloggers and podcasters singing the praises of mindfulness. To back that up, a number of founders and CEOs of popular companies have also come out to state their desires to be more mindful when they are interviewed. Whether it’s a new clinical trial session or popping up …