Maximize Your Sleep with These Foods!

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You may not know this but eating certain food before going to sleep may help you sleep better. Ensuring quality sleep helps us boost our immune systems, keeps our brains and digestion healthy, and may reduce our risk of getting some chronic illnesses. Why not make a few strategic diet changes to help promote a… Read more »

How to Reduce Tension in Your Life

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We all have some stress or tension in our lives, but sometimes it seems it takes over everything. Or a situation arises that throws off our equilibrium, engulfing us in tension whether personal or professional. How do we work through it and find our balance again? Get moving. This doesn’t mean to run away from… Read more »

Do You Drink Enough Water?

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Think about it: When was the last time you had a drink of water? Did reading that sentence make you thirsty? If so, you may need to up your daily intake. How much is enough? The idea of eight glasses a day is not a scientific fact but rather a recommendation. Now, that doesn’t mean… Read more »

Don’t Sit All Day – Get up and Go Outside!

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The weather has finally changed for the better, the sweaters are packed away, and that means it’s time to get up, walk away from that desk, and breathe some fresh air. While we feel obligated to stay at our desks and work, we can find small ways to get up and moving. And as medical… Read more »

Words Matter! Take Action.

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As we know, words have a lot of power. If you want to communicate well with others, you must be able to speak and express yourself clearly. And when it comes to a resume, carefully chosen words can make the difference between getting the interview or getting passed over. Go beyond typical “action” verbs. When… Read more »

Give Your Eyes a Breather

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Think carefully: How many hours a day would you say you spend looking at some sort of screen? Include your phone, your computer, TV and tablets. If you’ve begun to cringe, you may want to read on to learn about how to keep your eyes healthy.  It’s good to give your eyes a break. Why… Read more »

Are You Really Present?

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Photographer Eric Pickersgill has put together a rather thought-provoking photo project where he took pictures of people doing everyday things but removed their “gadgets,” leaving images of people together but staring at their empty hands, as if they still had their smartphone or tablet. The title of the project is called “Removed,” which seems to… Read more »

Engage with Employees to Prevent Conflict

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While we all would love to have conflict-free workplaces, the fact we as humans tend to interact with each other daily means it will creep into the office in one form or another. Conflict breeds resentment, frustration, lack of work due to a host of reasons, and sometimes even affects employees’ health. As an employer,… Read more »

Take Responsibility

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Sometimes we want someone else to take control so we don’t have to…it’s easier to have another person run things. That also means we don’t have to shoulder the responsibility of accepting consequences if things go wrong. Yet while that may feel tempting, in the end we must take responsibility for what we do, both… Read more »

When Is the Right Time to Start Hiring?

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When your hiring needs intensify, have your resources ready to hire the strongest candidates. Employers who consider their needs ahead of time will know what sort of person they need to fill a position. Be proactive rather than reacting when someone leaves a position and you now have to scramble to fill. Work with a… Read more »