Stomping Out Negative Self Talk

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Coaching Your Inner Voice Our inner voices follow us everywhere we go. The one voice we are guaranteed to hear our whole lives is our own, so the way we talk to ourselves matters. When that voice starts to feel more foe than friend, it can be distressing and difficult to escape. Studies report that […]

Diffusing Workplace Drama

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Handling Disagreements the Healthy Way Disagreements in our lives are inevitable, but they can be especially uncomfortable at work. It’s crucial to resolve an issue with a coworker or a difficult situation with a supervisor quickly before it can cause more problems. We asked Jan Goldsmith, co-founder and CEO of The Knowledge Firm, a conflict […]

Out of Office

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Setting Yourself Up to Enjoy Time Off From battling burnout to making memories with loved ones, taking time off is an important part of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. In fact, studies show that vacations can reduce anxiety and depression, improve physical health, and even boost productivity on the job. But when stress from the […]

How to Rebound From Rejection

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Rejection is a scary thing for many people. Whether you apply for a job, attend a new social event, or try to connect with another person on a romantic level, putting yourself out there means facing the possibility that you will be rejected. In order to learn more about how to cope with rejection in […]

Learning the Ropes: Women Share Career Advice

Locals Offer Words of Wisdom With every step you take in life, there’s no shortage of advice coming your way. Friends, family, colleagues, and mentors are generally quick to offer up words of wisdom, but how do you separate the useful tips from the ones that don’t serve you? Here, three local ladies have weeded […]

How to Start Eating Mindfully

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Mind Your Meal When was the last time you ate a meal without scrolling through your phone or answering a work email? It happens to the best of us – we lead busy lives, and unfortunately, mealtime often becomes a rushed, mindless affair. Even more unfortunately, this mindless eating could be having a negative impact […]

How to Stop Working So Much

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All Work & No Play Americans are working more hours than ever. In fact, studies have shown that the United States is the most overworked developed nation in the world. Putting in over-time has become the rule rather than the exception, and now, due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have found themselves […]

Seasonal Self-Care Tips

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Local Ladies Share Their Self-Care Strategies for the Holiday Season Between the Christmas shopping, travel planning, house decorating, and holiday meal preparation – not to mention taking care of loved ones – our to-do lists seem never-ending come November. What is sometimes missing from that to-do list is making time for self-care, although it should […]

Managing Workplace Stress

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How to Cope with a Less-Than-Ideal Work Environment If long hours at the office or a heavy workload have you feeling a bit frazzled, you’re not alone. According to the American Psychological Association, 65% of American employees cite work as a major source of stress – and more than a third report chronic work stress. […]

The Importance of Alone Time

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Taking Time for Yourself Life is busy. It’s no secret that taking a few minutes for yourself each day can feel like an impossible feat. However, it’s worth it! The benefits of a little “me-time” are many. From increased empathy and creativity, to building mental strength that staves off depression, alone time can really help […]

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