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5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Change Your Life and Stop Worrying

Worry can get into all the crevices of our lives. We worry about our jobs, our kids, our relationships, money, and a million other things every single day. Once worry sets in and takes over, we can find ourselves paralyzed, ensuring things don’t get done. It doesn’t have to be this way. We can take …

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How Reducing Distractions Can Build Stronger Relationships

As I sit here with my London Fog tea today, I was reflecting further on last week’s post about how I deal with stress and distractions. I want to take it a step further today. There is one particular area of our lives that can be deeply changed by reducing distractions – our relationships. Whether …

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5 Steps To Defeat Perfectionism Once and For All

We all have moments where we fall into perfectionism. For some of us, this might happen kind of often. For others, it’s reserved for those special occasions where we have a project where we can’t rest until we get it right. While occasional super-attention-to-detail is okay, it’s when we make perfectionism a way of life …

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Reduce Stress by Simplifying Your Life

Psychiatrist Neel Burton M.D. has many tips on how to alleviate and manage stress. Among them is a simplification. Burton feels making lifestyle changes such as simplifying our daily lives can be very beneficial. Decreasing our to-do list or choosing just one battle at a time are certainly good ways to de-stress and simplify our …

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How to Wean Yourself from Being a Workaholic

July 5 is Workaholics Day. It is said “workaholic” is a phrase coined by Rodney Dangerfield in 1968 to describe his father’s unhealthy relationship with work. It was a combination of the words “work” and “alcoholic”. The joke went “my father was a workaholic, whenever you mentioned work he got drunk” Today the word is …

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How to Know if You Are Your Own Worst Enemy

Why are you not getting ahead? Are you having difficulty finding opportunities, or could it be you’re not taking the opportunities when they come to you?  Often, people don’t succeed because they’re engaging in self-defeating behaviors. If you’re not performing at the level you think you should be; you might want to consider whether or …

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How to Make Your To-Do List More Effective

You already know that to-do lists help you get focused and organized throughout the day. Getting your disorganized thoughts on paper frees your mind and helps you to focus. Organizing your thoughts and priorities helps to keep you motivated, relieving stress and anxiety. Here are a few tips to help you create an effective to-do …

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