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burnout
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8 Ways to Avoid Burnout When Starting a New Business

We’ve all felt burned out at one point or another — that feeling of total fatigue, both mental and physical, which comes from working ourselves too hard. Soon we’re experiencing symptoms like depression and exhaustion, feeling cynical and adrift. It’s ironic that at the point of burnout, the harder we work on something, the more...
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How This Psychotherapist Grew Her Own Business While Working Full-Time

Angela Ficken is an entrepreneur and psychotherapist. She owns the ProgressWellness.com brand and runs a private practice in Boston, Mass. Through her business, Ficken specializes in providing individual therapy for people who have a range of stressors, including anxiety, eating disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorders. She also writes articles on managing these challenges for The Huffington...
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Q&A with Christine Hansen on How to Sleep Like a Boss

Some entrepreneurs are willing to sacrifice everything, including sleep, health, relationships and sanity, all in pursuit of success. But a growing body of research shows the importance of sleep and the negative ways that poor sleep can damage our health and our productivity. Through her sleep consulting business, Sleep Like a Boss, Christine Hansen coaches people around the...
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Top 5 ways to deal with employee stress

Don't Wait! Deal with employee stress NOW! News that one in five workers will suffer from a mental illness at some point, according to the OECD, means employers and HR managers must be more vigilant than ever about spotting the first signs of stress in a worker. Red flag behaviours that all is not well,...
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Manage Team Stress For Better Productivity

Team Stress Can Effect Productivity A business owner must manage the levels of stress in the organisation. This is essential  for improved productivity levels and happy teams. This can be driven by both, policy as well as conscious effort. Mental stress is passed on from top to bottom, in every organisation. It is important to...
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Monday Morning Mojo: Realizing Your Human Magnificence

A group of kindergarteners were asked, “Who can dance?” The children happily danced. They were next asked, “Who can sing ‘Row, Row, Row Your Boat’?” The children laughed, sang and danced. Their magnificent human spirits were fully expressed. The same questions were asked of a room of adults. “Who can dance?” No one danced. They...
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You simply cannot afford to NOT take “ME” time

This week, a fellow mompreneur tweeted me that I need to write a post on how mom entrepreneurs strategically find time for pampering (as in pedicures, facials, and some would say - exercise).  As I am a big proponent of scheduling and fitting as much as we can into our busy mom lives, I am up...