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Surrendering to the Moment

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” (Leo Buscaglia) I recently heard that about 87% of our physical ailments come from internal stress and worry.  Our bodies are not hard-wired for stress.  They are actually hard-wired to experience joy, abundance and gratitude.  So the question is, even after knowing all of this to be true, why do I worry that I might not get my house cleaned, call a friend back in time or learn how to navigate my finances?  I’m stubborn, I guess …and a slow learner!  This week, I encourage you all to practice surrendering to the moment.  Know that exactly where you are is exactly where you need to be.  Surrendering can be practiced in responding with “I’ll get back…
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I Don’t Like Change!

Actually, I sort of do, but I know that I am strange that way.  Most of  us don’t.  We get used to how things are, get comfortable, and enjoy the ride.  When that shifts, whether that be a personal or workplace change, we often don’t know how to handle it well.  Since the only constant in world is change, it might be in our best interest to be prepared to respond, in a way we would be proud. -   Admit that change is happening or about to happen.  Denying it prolongs the inevitable. -  Expect that it will cause stress. We can often manage stress better when we know that we are stressed. -  Share your fears, concerns, worries.  Find a trustworthy source and talk.  Often when we talk about…
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How do we manage work and life?

This is a constant struggle for most people.  These days, we are often pulled in several different directions and learning how to balance our work and life is a key component in emotional well-being. Here are 9 Tips on how to manage your work and life: Recognize when you are overloaded.  Some indicators include chronic lateness, clumsiness, forgetfulness, irritability, and difficulty sleeping. Know where your time is going.  Get a planner, calendar, scheduler, etc. and make to-do lists. Understand your priorities.  Look at your calendar.  Is what you say is your priority reflected in your schedule?  Your calendar doesn’t lie. Ask for help, both at home and at work.  Hire out help at home if you can.  Discuss with work options for flex time. Use but don’t abuse technology.  Know…
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