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  • Self - Improvement

    5 Important Questions To Make Sure Your Health Is Right On Track

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    Okay, I’m going to ask you a very important question. I don’t want you to take a long time to answer it. Just simply read it and immediately respond with a “yes” or “no” answer to what your gut is trying to tell you. Okay, are you ready? Here we go: Are you taking care of yourself? …Well? Hopefully you said yes, but if I, myself, am being perfectly honest- up until 3 weeks ago- I probably would have said…

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    Learn How To Save Years Of Your Life By Reducing Stress

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    Stress. We all are familiar with “stress.” Stress is our body’s natural response to an acute threat. This “fight-or-flight” response is driven by the hormones adrenaline and cortisol. When we have to give a speech in front of a crowd, slam on our breaks in an abrupt traffic jam, or wake up late to our alarm, adrenaline and cortisol levels skyrocket quickly in our bodies. However, our bodies are adaptable machines and are able to quickly compensate in stressful times.…

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    How to Avoid Letting a Crazy Work Schedule Derail Your Success

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    Julie* and Kristen* – from the 12 Week Weight Management Program-are both ER nurses. They found themselves with similar problems: night shifts, binge eating upon arriving home, a traveling career, and inconsistent schedules. As a Surgical Physician Assistant, I could relate. I used to work 12 hours shifts and rotated nights. I too was tempted by junk food in the workroom lounge and had an inconsistent eating and exercise schedule. Together, we put our heads together and began brainstorming solutions…

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    How to Avoid Stress While Leading an Overwhelming Project

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    Whew. What a wedding planning process. Now that I’m officially hitched and have free time again (yes!), I’m back at the blog! Perhaps you have your own large project at home, work, for your family, or a big vacation planned that is consuming all of your free time, your last bit of energy, and is spinning your healthy daily routine into a tizzy. I hear you. Our wedding engagement was 2 years long, so I had a lot of “opportunities to communicate”…

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