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Taking Care of Yourself Will Help Your Business

It’s a common theme that entrepreneurs and business owners put a lot of hours in to make their business work. Hiring a good VA can take some of your daily tasks off your plate, but even then, owners often spend too many hours on the job. While hard work is certainly a virtue, not caring for yourself so you get burned out is not. Not only can “burning out” or focusing only on making your business work hurt your relationships and your health, eventually, it will hurt your business. Sometimes a little effort on your part to de-stress after work will help. Burn-out on the job isn’t helped by “doing more.” Ever hear the phrase, “work smarter, not harder?” Taking care of yourself is part of how that works.

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Get Up from Your Desk

It’s happened to all of us. You sit down at your desk around 8 or 9 a.m., you answer a flurry of emails, you jump on a couple of calls, you sit down in a couple of meetings—and before you know it, you see that the clock on your computer says 3 p.m. You haven’t eaten lunch, you’ve barely left your desk, and you only took maybe one coffee break.

We all know that sitting down all day is not a good precedent to set, but do you know how bad it actually is? Here are just a few of the reasons why you need to get up from your desk at least once every hour.

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Most Common Ailments from Sitting at a Desk All Day

We all know that “sitting is the new smoking,” but just how much does it actually affect our day-to-day health? Is it really that big of a deal that we are sitting at our desks all day, or is it overblown?

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Stressed at Work: How Stress Can Affect Your Health

You may think that stress only affects your mood or maybe your mental health, but stress has a way of manifesting itself in physical symptoms on your body as well. The worst part is that you may not even realize that stress is affecting your body so much–and you may falsely blame it on an illness or a condition.

While some go through bouts of stress periodically, others are chronically stressed because of their jobs, their family situation, or because they’re simply a bit more wired to have anxiety.

If you are dealing with frequent or chronic stress, here are a few ways it can affect your health—and a few suggestions on how to deal with it effectively.

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3 Healthy Rewards For Hard Working Employees

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A 2013 survey by Aberdeen Group found that 60 percent of organizations cited employee recognition as an important tool for motivation and driving individual performance. But that same survey found that only 14 percent of companies provide management with the tools necessary to reward and recognize jobs well done.

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In Thanks

Thanksgiving is upon us and I feel very grateful for all that has been bestowed upon me.  I am thankful for my family and friends and our health and happiness.  I am truly thankful for the opportunity to work from my private office dedicating myself to my clients doing what I truly love.  It just doesn’t get much better than that.

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