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Wellness in the Home Office

Posted by Alison Jones

Dec 1, 2020

COVID-19 sent many of us scrambling to set up a home office. And if you’re like most people, it’s been a love-hate thing. You love the flexibility and the 15-second commute. But you may not always love the isolation or the frequent interruptions from members of your household. As someone who’s been teleworking for over 23 years, I’ve experienced most of the ups and downs. As with anything, I think success and happiness in a home office comes from developing healthy habits and in making a conscious effort to strike a good balance between your personal and professional life.

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Topics: wellness and health

Time Management: Five Simple Tricks to Multiply Your Time

Posted by Alison Jones

Sep 29, 2020

Do you find yourself wishing you had more hours in the day? Or maybe you struggle to follow through on your good intentions because you feel so pressed for time?

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5 Simple Stress Busters

Posted by Alison Jones

Feb 26, 2020

 

Last month, we discussed some of the science behind stress. We all know that stress can take its toll on our physical and mental well-being. Research continues to probe the ways stress is linked to disease and can shorten our life span. And it can certainly make our remaining years less enjoyable.

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Topics: Stress

Stressed Out? The Simple Science Behind Stress

Posted by Alison Jones

Jan 22, 2020

Stress that is left unchecked can lead to a wide range of mental and physical health problems. We all know stress can contribute to high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and headaches, but did you know that stress has also been linked to diabetes, and some studies even suggest a possible link to cancer? Let’s take a brief look at some of the science behind stress.

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Topics: Stress