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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Mindful Work Practices

Creating a Healthier Work Environment What’s the secret to better productivity, less stress, and a healthier work environment? While there’s no cure-all for your workplace woes, a practice exists that offers many health-related benefits – in fact, it’s been around for centuries. And in our hurried, hectic jobs, it may be just the ticket to […]

Nighttime Unwind

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5 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep One of the best ways to ensure a better tomorrow is figuring out how to harness a healthy night’s rest. If you’re finding sleep elusive these days, try out these five tips for a nighttime unwind routine. 1. Prepare for Tomorrow Take a few minutes at the end […]

Navigating Healthy Workplace Relationships

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For most of us, we spend more waking hours at the office than anywhere else. And our workplace environments, specifically our day-to-day interactions with co-workers, have a profound impact on our attitude, performance, and overall well-being. According to Casey Caldwell, a clinical mental health counselor at Henegar Counseling Center, “A healthy and happy workplace is synonymous […]

Maneuvering with Mindfulness

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The Most Natural Way to Improve Your Life It’s Monday morning. You hit the snooze button three times because you stayed up late binge watching the new season of your favorite show on Netflix. By the time you’re dressed and out the door, you’re already running late. You start the day without breakfast and fight […]

Zen Your Workout: 4 Meditation Techniques

Whether it’s before, during, or after exercise, meditation can help you get in the zone. Working out your mind can be just as important as working out your body. Whether it’s less stress or more energy that you’re hoping to achieve, meditation promises benefits ranging from inner peace to a boost in positive emotions. Local Hot […]

The Art of Mindfulness

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How to Stay Calm & Sane in a Fast-Paced World We live in stressful times. The modern world is a fast-paced maelstrom of competing responsibilities, relationships, and to-do lists. With so many things pulling us in so many directions, it’s easy to become anxious and disconnected. Where can we find relief? Enter: The Practice of […]

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