The Biggest Barrier to Your Ability to Focus, Create & Innovate: Stress

WE ALL KNOW THE EXPERIENCE OF BEING IN THE FLOW – IN THE ZONE.

TIME SLOWS – OR SPEEDS UP – AND OUR BRAINS ARE FIRING AT THE RAPID SPEED OF WONDER WOMAN’S LASSO OF TRUTH.

We make connections we didn’t previously see, we forget to take bathroom breaks because we’re so focused, and we don’t even think about checking our phones. Only one thing exists: the laser focus, creativity, and innovation that flow through us.  Basically, we feel our best and perform our best!

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How to Achieve Mind-Body Balance: The Art of Chilling Out!

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Work-Life Balance is a common buzzword in the professional world today. We hear that balancing the scales between work and life is necessary for effectiveness.

Productive companies are jumping on the band wagon to provide resources for employees to  experience more balance. If they don’t, their employees may become ineffective, burn out, or even quit working altogether.


MIND-BODY BALANCE

On a personal level, striving for Mind-Body Balance is much the same. 

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7 Reasons to Keep Your Friends Close

Friends are the Family We Choose

Research involving millions finds the importance of keeping your friends close.

It's 8 PM. You may be deciding between watching another episode of Breaking Bad, doing the laundry, scrolling aimlessly on social media, or going to bed early.

What about calling your friend back?
Even better, meeting them for late coffee?

The effects of friendships on our quality and duration of life are astounding.

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A Happy Ending: Chill Out to Relieve Stress & Increase Your Sex Drive

While sex can be a great stress reliever, often people who are the most stressed find their sex drive suppressed. Ironically, the very people who could might benefit from stress-relieving sex don’t feel like having it!

Just like with many other stress-related problems, the lack of libido combined with an increase in stress can create a vicious cycle that can be difficult to escape.

Understanding the connection between stress and sex drive will help reveal ways that chilling out with some simple mindfulness techniques can break the the cycles of low libido and stress.

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C'mon FOCUS!

HAVE YOU EVER STARED AT YOUR COMPUTER SCREEN – AND NOTHING COMES?

Have you ever felt scattered and not able to focus, but you can’t pinpoint the reason? You’re definitely not alone! And although feeling discombobulated could be related to a number of things, one of the most common reasons is chronic stress.

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Finding Genuine Peace in Understanding Loss: The Five Stages Of Grief

Grief never ends… but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay.
Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith… It is the price of love

Have you ever experienced loss?  A loved one’s passing? A family divorce? The loss of a job? The illness of a loved one? The ending of a friendship? The giving up of a dream? A breakup? The loss of a life we could have had?

What did you feel? Angry? Sad? Guilt? Or just plain nothing?

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