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(Infographic) Relax Lang: 7 Visualization Techniques to Calm Your Anxious Mind

These simple tricks can help you relax and live a stress-free life

Whether you’re juggling multiple jobs or taking care of toddlers, all that running around can often come with a side of anxiety. Instead of letting these nerves get the best of you, it’s important to figure out a way to manage them. One helpful strategy ...

by Rose Leadem  | June 13, 2018 02:00:00
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How Baby Boomer Colleagues Can Teach Millennials to Chill

Research shows younger workers are plagued with anxieties much less prevalent among older colleagues

We often hear in the media about the exploits and dealings of millennial millionaires such as Kevin Systrom (Instagram), Evan Sharp (Pintrest), Jessica Alba (The Honest Company), Mark Zuckerberg(Facebook)...etc.This parade of high-profile 20-and-30-something entrepreneurs, coupled with the continuing advance of technology, globalization and collaboration, feeds the assumption that ...

by Tor Constantino  | April 30, 2018 12:00:00
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5 breaks every entrepreneur needs to take

These five breaks can help you find and maintain that elusive work-life equilibrium.

When you own your own business, work never ends. There are always more calls to make, more emails to answer and more items in your in-box to sort through. Your to-do list never stops growing.Related: The U.S. has become the no vacation nationThis ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | September 11, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Smart ways busy professionals can embrace relaxation

Try to take a break from work and relax through these simple activities.

With 50-plus hour work weeks, most busy professionals feel the squeeze: There’s no time to unplug, relax or unwind. Endless obligations, deadlines and stress are all culprits of this fast-paced lifestyle.Here’s the hard truth. Time is a non-negotiable, nonrenewable resource. It’s your responsibility ...

by Karima Mariama-Arthur  | August 29, 2015 10:00:00
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Chill out with these 7 office relaxation tips

Create a fun and healthy work environment with these tips.

When you're an entrepreneur who truly loves what you do, job stress is tough to handle. Often people think that the only way that things will improve at the office is if something external changes. But, in fact, you have the power to determine how ...

by Kate Swoboda  | August 25, 2015 02:00:00
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Why you really need to unplug while on vacation (Infographic)

When packing for your next beach trip, it's best to leave your laptop behind.

Sun, sand, an iPhone in your hand. If this is your idea of vacation, something’s wrong with this picture. Sad as it is, staying plugged in—and even working—on holiday is the new norm. For most of us, whether poolside or at the ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | July 04, 2015 06:00:00
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9 ways backed by research to turn around a bad day

Technology now makes it easier to turn your bad day around.

No one is immune to a bad day. Upper management, fussy clients, tumultuous home life, or possibly even a life altering event that piles the stress on, can cause any one of us to have a bad day. Fortunately we live in a modern ...

by John Rampton  | July 03, 2015 01:00:00
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7 ways entrepreneurs can relieve stress

Try any of these relaxing ideas to relieve stress.

Stress. We're all prone to it. But especially time-strapped, overworked entrepreneurs. Whether it’s making changes to the product, finding new customers or having to let an employee go, the experience can become overwhelming. It's practically impossible to finish every task you've laid out ...

by John Boitnott  | June 10, 2015 04:00:00
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Sometimes doing nothing is the best way to move forward

Take your time to sit back and relax for while.

After his infamous rant at the 2009 VMA’s, Kanye West stayed surprisingly quiet for the rest of the year. Outside of an apology special with Jay Leno, not much was heard from Mr. West, either in the press or in the studio. The radio silence was ...

by Eric M. Ruiz  | May 18, 2015 01:30:00
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4 reasons why entrepreneurs should take Labor Day off

Unplugging yourself from work-related things even just for a day can help increase productivity.

For most people, Labor Day is a time to kick back, relax and enjoy the company of friends and family. But for many entrepreneurs, it is just another work day.One internal study conducted by accounting firm Ernst & Young in 2006 showed ...

by Matthew Toren  | May 01, 2015 12:00:00
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How you can take a vacation without your business falling apart

Ensure a stress- and worry-free vacation by following these simple tips.

Whether your virtual office is in the heart of Makati City or the shores of Boracay, taking a vacation is critical to keeping a work-life balance and staying refreshed for your entire team--no matter where your office is located.That said, getting away from ...

by David and Carrie McKeegan  | April 20, 2015 10:00:00
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How to vacation like a boss

Sometimes, you can set a good example to your subordinates by taking vacations.

Giving yourself permission to walk away from your company can be difficult. But if you can't do it for yourself, do it for your staff: When you take vacation time, you're setting a good example. "The problem is that we don't see executives take ...

by Sophia Dembling  | April 17, 2015 10:15:00
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Why entrepreneurs need more 'me' time

Working straight hours doesn't increase productivity levels. Taking a break isn't so bad after all.

Does this situation sound familiar? You've been working non-stop on a problem, logging in 60-hour workweeks and gluing yourself to the desk during the weekends. Even when you take a break, to have coffee with a friend, or attend your daughter's ballet ...

by Lisa Evans  | April 01, 2015 03:00:00