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5 Steps for Enhancing Your Personal Wellness

Posted by Linda Gimmeson on Dec 30, 2020 2:30:00 AM

The demands of day-to-day tasks can make it difficult to focus on anything else. Serving these demands often feels like the key to succeeding in life. However, it's important to take a step back from your responsibilities and assess yourself. Your wellbeing isn't necessarily defined by your achievements. Even if your career is successful, you may be suffering on a personal level. Unfortunately, tending to your own contentment is a different beast altogether. For those wondering how to get started, here are five steps for enhancing your personal wellness.

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Topics: wellness, staying healthy

Helpful Tips to Keep Your Spirits Up During the Holiday Season

Posted by Linda Gimmeson on Dec 21, 2020 11:52:44 AM

While the holidays are a perfect time to slow down and enjoy the company of family and friends, it can also be exhausting for some. Between family obligations, endless shopping, and all types of last-minute tasks, the holidays can be more stressful than fun for many. While this is true, there are some tips you can use to help keep up your energy and spirits. Keep reading to learn what these tips are.

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Topics: holidays, holiday stress

Power Your Mind Down and Get Amazing Sleep

Posted by Linda Gimmeson on Dec 8, 2020 4:30:00 AM

Sleep is vital to life and essential for overall good health. It's your body's way of recharging. Every system of the body is affected by the amount and quality of sleep you get each night. Despite its importance, it's often the first thing to be sacrificed when life gets busy. Sleep deprivation can not only be caused by emotions like anxiety and depression, but it can also cause these issues. It can suddenly turn into a vicious cycle and lead to other major illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The first step to getting the sleep you need is determining the leading cause of your insomnia. If your mind tends to race at bedtime, the solution could be as simple as adding brain-calming strategies to your daily life.

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Topics: deep sleep, mindfulness

How to Become a Morning Person

Posted by Linda Gimmeson on Nov 12, 2020 12:21:00 PM

Even though there are many that like to stay up late, the reality is that life can be much easier when you are a morning person. Not only is it easier to get more tasks accomplished early on, but it is often easier to have the energy to get through all the things that you need to in a day, like work, school and appointments. However, even though there may be many benefits to being a morning person, it may not always be an easy transition to make, especially if you have been a night owl for most of your life. The good news is, though, that making the change isn't impossible and there are many simple and natural ways you can start to become a morning person today.

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Topics: sleep disorders

6 Ways to Better Sleep Tonight

Posted by Linda Gimmeson on Nov 11, 2020 4:08:00 AM

Everyone knows that the three pillars of good health are diet, exercise and sleep. Of the three, sleep ranks at the top, impacting your daily life and level of wellness in many ways. When you get a poor night's sleep, you might notice that you feel limited in your ability to concentrate and be productive the next day.

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Topics: sleep habits, sleep hygiene, getting beter sleep

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