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Want to Try Journaling? Here’s How to Start

“And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing, live your way into the answer.” Rainer Maria Rilke, poet and author Have you ever experimented with journaling? In middle...
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5 Ways to Stay Calm When the Travel Stress Hits

It is early morning at the beach, and the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland is peaceful, with slight ripples on the water’s surface. The only sounds are seagulls flying near me and a motorboat in the far distance. The palette of the sky and sea and the sounds create serenity in...
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Journaling to Be Happier

What narratives or stories are running through your mind right now? How do they make you feel? Are they increasing or decreasing your levels of stress and happiness?  Take a long deep breath in and out.  With one simple breath the narrative can be paused. And from this...
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Curb the Growing Loneliness Epidemic

You’re Not Alone Loneliness is an ordinary human experience. We all go through it. Even extraordinary people including Albert Einstein, Lady Gaga, Mother Teresa, Jim Carrey, Martin Luther King, Jr., Ellen Degeneres, Serena Williams, and… just about everyone you’ve ever met....
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Sleep Better During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is another reminder that good sleep is the foundation of good health. According to the American Sleep Association, 50 to 70 million U.S. adults experience some type of sleep loss or sleep disorder, insomnia being the most common. In fact, the Centers...
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Tips to Reduce Stress & Anxiety During The COVID-19 Pandemic

If you’re feeling stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic, know this first: you’re not alone. With many employees working from home for the first time, some learning to parent, educate and stay productive in work simultaneously, and others potentially recovering...
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How to Maintain Your Mojo & Avoid Burnout at Work

A recent article in The New York Times described the expectations and pace of work in the Silicon Valley. Titled “In Silicon Valley, Working 9 to 5 Is for Losers,” it depicts how both start-up founders and rank-and-file workers have bought into crazy work hours: “A century...
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The Power of Resilience

Billions of  of people around the world are  experiencing not only a global health crisis of unprecedented proportions, but also severe economic distress. Vast unemployment amidst the Covid-19 crisis is resulting in  enormous financial challenges for many, compounded by...
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Feeling Low-Energy? Try Strengthening Your Breathing Muscles

Fatigue is your worst enemy as an athlete—pro or amateur. It's not lack of heart motivation or "not wanting it bad enough." It's a question of running out of energy, of not being able to catch your breath. You don't pay attention to your breathing when you are just walking...
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