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Analyze Your Life

Our mantra this week is “Take a Walk” and for good reason. Burnout is a REAL thing in the work and athletic world. Some keys tips to avoid burnout are: Exercise Regularly When the stress starts to increase take 5 minutes to either walk, close your eyes and meditate, or do SOMETHING that removes you from

Published on May 3, 2017 by habitproject.
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Avoiding Burnout

What is burnout?   a) “A state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion caused by long term involvement in emotionally demanding situations.”   b) “A state of fatigue or frustration brought about by devotion to a cause, way of life, or relationship that failed to produce the expected reward.”   Specific symptoms of burnout include:

Published on May 3, 2017 by habitproject.
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Managing Working Hours

In a recent article we read about the benefits of managing working hours, the author (Brad Stulberg) cited Adam Alter, who recently wrote a book about the draws of technology and steps we can take to de-prioritize it in our lives.  One of the suggestions was to increase your mindfulness of your phone usage and

Published on March 28, 2017 by habitproject.
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Managing Working Hours

Most people I talk to tell me they have a hard time switching off the tension and thoughts of work at the end of the workday. The mind seems determined not to let go of the day’s events and worries. We just can’t stop thinking about work and we consequently find ourselves on our phones and computers at home during

Published on March 19, 2017 by habitproject.
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Take 5 minutes for YOU each day this week

As busy as out personal schedules are, it is a great goal to find 5 minutes for yourself each day during this busy holiday season.   Here are some ideas for adding some more “you time” into this week: Take a bubble bath Read a book Go for a walk Enjoy a TV show Take

Published on December 4, 2016 by habitproject.
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Me Time

This week we want you to be selfish…for 2 minutes a day. Why? To be less selfish. Confused?   By meditation for 2 minutes a day — shutting out the world, focusing on you — you can actually increase your ability to deal with adversity, stay healthier, and reduce anxiety. Helpful to say the least.

Published on November 5, 2016 by habitproject.
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Meditation

Meditation, or Dhyana, comes from the Hindu traditions of Vedantism. The earliest written record is from 1500 BCE and has developed into other forms such as the Taoist China and Buddhist India.   In present day society meditation is a common practice. Did you know that scientific research has shown that meditation can be more beneficial

Published on November 5, 2016 by habitproject.
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Track Your Sleep

Though sleep requirements will vary, most adults need between 7.5-9 hours of sleep per night to function at their best.  Unfortunately, according to a 2013 Gallup poll, approximately 40% of Americans are sleep deprived, averaging 6.8 hour per sleep per night.  This number is down 1 hour from a similar study conducted in 1942. With

Published on October 17, 2016 by habitproject.
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New Class = New Friends

Tip: Join a group exercise class to meet new people in your area. Make sure you talk to at least one person when you first attend – you’ll make new friends with mutual interests and you’ll find yourself working out on a more regular basis!

Published on July 31, 2016 by habitproject.
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Craving Human Connection

Challenge: Next time you find yourself in a waiting room at a doctor’s office, car wash, bus stop, or restaurant leave your mobile device in your bag. Look around your present environment. One great example of this is riding in an Uber! Actually “see” what is going on around you. Read a magazine or newspaper.

Published on July 3, 2016 by admin.
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