Category: Self-care & Personal Development

Traumatic Brain Injury: The Ugly, the Bad & the Good

~by Laura Gray~ . It’s been almost a year since I sustained a traumatic brain injury after falling off of a horse. I landed directly onto my head, which resulted in a disproportionately bad injury and permanent brain damage. With this kind of injury comes a variety of symptoms and complications that must be dealt…
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The Right Office Decor Can Inspire Productivity

~by Alex Williams~ We are not fully aware of just how much our working environment can affect our productivity. We usually notice things that annoy us and believe that they are the reason. But even some seemingly meaningless things can lower our productivity. Whether you work from home or in an office, you need to…
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Is Overworking Affecting Your Health? These Signs Say Yes

~by Wendy Dessler ~ Do you feel like work has begun to consume your life? If so, you aren’t alone. However, it’s not only the time you spend working that is impacting your health. Other factors such as job satisfaction, feelings of appreciation, your work environment, outside responsibilities and your commute can impact your health in…
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Being an Entrepreneur is Scary. How Do You Overcome Your Fears?

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ As an entrepreneur, you take a risk, you put yourself out there for the world to see and hope things work out. It’s not always easy. So how do you overcome your fears? My family depends on me to make a decent living to be able to support them. I need…
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Are You Addicted to Busyness? Take the Busyness Test.

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ We shame people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol, but as a culture, we’ve actually normalized and even praised our common Addiction to Busyness. We expect successful people to be busy, so we present a persona of busyness in order to be perceived as successful. This “busyness,” writes author Tim Krieder…
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30 Self-Care Habits of Successful Business Coaches

~adapted from Sarah Liddle~ Business Coaches are committed to helping their clients become successful. But in the process, they sometimes neglect themselves; they fail to prioritize their own health and well-being. They may believe they are doing what is best for their business, but taking care of themselves is critical to the success of their…
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Understanding Why You Are Addicted to Busyness

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ In technologically wired society, multitasking has become an expectation, but we’ve taken this Puritanical work ethic to an extreme, to the point that busyness has become a seeming hallmark of success! In our previous Leadership Girl post on being Addicted to Busyness, we explored the first step toward tackling your Addiction to Busyness –…
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Addicted to Busyness? Just Say No.

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ In our faced paced, 24×7 culture, Addicted to Busyness Syndrome (ATBS) has become an unspoken epidemic, most commonly among women. Women, especially those of us in business for ourselves, are expected to have it all – to be successful entrepreneurs, to raise a family, maintain a beautiful home, keep a robust social…
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How to Find and Release Hidden Blocks to Manifesting

~by Kristin Lloyd~ Have you tried manifesting but found it unproductive? Are you unsure how to go about manifesting? Does the concept sound mystifying? What exactly is manifesting anyway? Manifesting is allowing your desires to come through easily by harnessing the belief that whatever you desire, it will find its way to you in divine…
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My Lesson in Tactical Manipulation and Self Worth

~by Debbie Vandenakker~ . He said the words. The ones designed to hit at the heart of my self-worth. “You aren’t worth what I’m paying you.” I felt like a cartoon character that had all of the oxygen sucked out of the room. I left that discussion hurt, angry and ashamed. I spent two weeks…
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