Why You Need to Be Supportive as a Leader

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The most effective leaders, across all disciplines and industries, offer support. Here are some reminders of the values for your team when you are supportive as a leader.  Team Morale It’s about more than just individuals. The entire team’s morale takes a big hit when the members of that team don’t feel supported and valued by… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Can You Create Real Change in Your Routine?

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We all say we want to make changes in our lives, but do we have a plan to make that happen? Too many of us have great intentions but don’t know how to follow through. So how do you create real, lasting change? Set goals the S.M.A.R.T.E.R. way. You can’t make changes if you don’t… Read more »

Is Caffeine Good for Your Health?

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For those of you who enjoy your morning cup of joe, good news: Caffeine does have health benefits! In fact, recent research supports “consuming 300 to 400 milligrams of caffeine (about three or four cups of coffee) per day for its brain benefits.” So, what’s the best way to get these benefits, aside from bringing… Read more »

Why Reading Is the Key to Your Future

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What was the last book that you read, either as a hard copy or on a Kindle? If you can’t remember, you’re not alone: 33 percent of U.S. high school graduates don’t read a single book after high school. Yet the very act of reading enhances our brains and helps us learn on different levels…. Read more »

Boost Your Professional (and Personal) Life

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If you feel a little stuck in your job, then make some changes to improve your status. Often, in attempting to get to the top of your profession, it helps you improve your personal life as well. Truly know your goals. So often we have career goals, and we go through the motions, but then… Read more »

Learn to Love Change

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When employees have to deal with change, they, like many of us, find it difficult. Thus, as an employer, you set the example; employees will follow your lead. Your acceptance of change as a positive will urge your employees to do the same. So, do what you can to show them how to deal with… Read more »

Treat Your Feet

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You stand on them all day, sometimes for hours on end during a busy shift. And when you finally get to sit or lie down, your feet often remind you just how long they’ve supported you. Yet too often we ignore our feet even though they literally keep us up and moving. Read on for… Read more »