A recent article from the Society of Human Resource Managers cited excerpts from the book “Extinguish Burnout” by Rob and Terrie Bogue.  Their take is that there are three interconnected components of burn out  —  exhaustion, cynicism and low personal effectiveness.  Being exhausted doesn’t mean we’re burned out.  Often times we feel exhilarated and the most fulfilled when we push […]

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Insomnia can do more than make you tired throughout your day.  According to McKinsey and Company, it can impact your cognitive abilities and overall quality of life.  They offer three solutions to help you fall and stay asleep. Read for fun. Select material that has nothing to do with work.  Choose something you’re personally interested in but haven’t had […]

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When we believe we’ve failed at something, it’s easy to fall into a pit of despair.  But according to New York Times contributor Rachel Simmons, accepting failure and moving on is a learned behavior.  One way she suggests teaching ourselves to “get over it” is by practicing self compassion. Here’s how. Note how you feel.  Don’t exaggerate or deny […]

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As you contemplate what you’d like to do differently in 2019, I urge you to consider a resolution for self-kindness. Yes, focus on things like fitness and your career, AND look at ways you can turn your attention within to create inner peace and self-directed happiness. Resolve to say “no” more often.  When requests make you uncomfortable […]

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 If you’re someone who doesn’t use all of their vacation time, or you feel you’re too busy to get away, listen up. According to Lonely Planet, you’re more likely to die younger than someone who prioritizes vacation travel. In a recent article, Annemarie McCarthy reveals the results of a 40-year study conducted at the […]

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Map Out Your Resolution Plan Keeping New Year’s resolutions can be difficult. One reasons is that we view our goals as one big task. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with an ambitious target like losing 30 pounds, or finding a new job. Frustration from not seeing progress quickly enough can derail our best intentions. So, […]

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