Unplug Your Smartphone for a Good Night’s Sleep

Smartphones make our lives undeniably more convenient, but their addictive pull can also interfere with our body’s circadian rhythm and prevent us from getting a good night’s sleep. When you’re plugged in, you are constantly available to family, friends and work colleagues. There is no down time. Even when you are not actually checking your…

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Are You Making Yourself Addicted to Stress?

As deadlines loom, do you rely on a stress-fueled adrenaline rush to sharpen your wits and give you the burst of energy you need to complete the project? If this has become your modus operandi, you could be addicted to stress, relying on your body’s chemical response to stress to push productivity. Stress is a…

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What’s More Important – Being Right or Having Relationships?

  I love this quote by Maya Angelou because it’s the basis for a point I often make to people with strong opinions who have conflict with people. I say to them – you can be the smartest person on the planet and everything you’re saying is exactly right, but if in the process of…

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Can Just Thinking You’ve Slept Well Really Power Up Your Day?

A fascinating new study suggests that thinking you got a good night’s sleep may be as restful as actually getting your eight hours of shuteye. In a small-scale Colorado College study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers found that what they termed “placebo sleep” had the power to boost performance. Independent of the…

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The Benefits of Caffeine

  A recent study diseases the pros and cons of caffeine based on recent studies.  It seems like the pros outweigh the cons from this study.

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Reduce Financial Stress by Organizing Finances

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Financial stress is a common source of stress for many people.  Getting ahead of them and planning and organizing can bring some relief by helping feel more in control. I want to help you with this by giving you monthly finance calendars.   These calendars are organized by  highlighting key dates for the month that…

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The Anatomy of New Years Resolutions

January makes us think of getting fresh start.  How do you measure up with your resolutions?  Do you follow through?  Look at these statistics.

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What Your Children Cost You in Sleep

Every parent knows that having children means losing sleep.  This begins with your pregnancy and extends through the course of your childrens’ early years, and can exact a serious toll on your physical and mental health. Once you’re past the every three-hour feedings and your baby is sleeping through the night, you may think you’re…

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