Healthy Habits

In order to get the most out of life, you need to be healthy.  The healthiest people have a handful of habits in common. Here are a few: Research shows that early risers are more likely to be healthier than night owls.  Their immune system is stronger and biological clocks more alert. Release stress through….

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Taking Stock

Ancient Romans named the month of January for Janus, their god of gates, doors and beginnings. Always pictured with two faces – one looking toward the future, the other back at the past – Janus is a fitting symbol for the turning of a new year. As we step through the doorway from one year….

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How To Have It All

Ask someone if he or she wants to “have it all” and the likely response would be a resounding, “Yes.” But what does it really mean to “have it all”? It could be argued that having it all means striking a healthy balance between work and life. That’s challenging during tough financial times when many….

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Keeping An Active Mind

Keeping an active mind at any age is important so this month I would like to share 5 tips from the Harvard Medical School Keep learning. Challenge your brain at work or pursue a new activity or hobby that will keep your mind alert. Use all your senses. The more senses you use in learning….

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The Fear Factor: Why Women Shy Away from Business

What prevents a woman from pursuing her own business? Most surveys conducted about women in business reveal reasons like: “I don’t know where to start”, “I’m too old”, “I don’t have the money” or “I don’t have the skills”. They are all said in so many ways but everything comes down to FEAR. Fear of….

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Tips to Help You Think Youthfully

There is a saying “so you think so you shall be”. How you think dramatically affects how you think about yourself and your attitude to life. How you think or your attitude affects your language – both verbal and body. Here are a few tips to help you think youthfully: Watch your language – “I….

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How Well Do You Cope With Change?

All change carries with it the risk of the unknown and the unexpected. Some find this exciting and welcome the challenge. Others go down the path of change reluctantly, dragging their heels all the way. But, as songwriter Johnny Rivers said, “The only thing that’s permanent is change.” A conscious, developed awareness of our response….

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Get Organised and Reduce Stress

When you feel that your house is out of control – things everywhere. Where did they even come from? It can make you feel like your whole life is out of control. These piles of things everywhere are clutter. Clutter can affect you in many ways some of them include: You waste time searching for….

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Make Things Happen – Set Goals

You can’t get where you want to go unless you have clear goals. Research studies show a direct link between goals and enhanced performance professionally and personally. Goals help you focus and allocate your time and resources efficiently, and they can keep you motivated when you feel like giving up. Here are 5 goal setting….

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The Business of Purpose

Two bricklayers are working alongside one another at a building site. A man walks by and asks one of them what they’re doing. The first bricklayer replies, “I don’t know and I don’t care. All I do is slap this crummy mortar on these crummy bricks and pile them up in a crummy line.” The….

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