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My Battle Banishing Stress: Why I Detached From My Business

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness Travel / November 18, 2014

  Since 2008 we’ve published 4,000+ articles on Under30CEO.com.  I once wore a button up and produced business content like  Stop Waiting and Start Making Decisions. Since then, I’ve gone totally off the grid, (like the last three weeks in Ireland) and what I’m learning is much different from the regular old business jargon.  My titles now read:  How to Take Control of Your Life, or What Bali Taught Me About Life…

3 Signs You’re Sacrificing Happiness for the Sake of Your Business (and How to Fix It)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 1, 2014

  In a digital world that never sleeps, it can be difficult for business owners to strike a balance between success and happiness. As soon as you set your mind to one task, five more appear. If one gets overlooked, 10 other balls drop. You probably feel like it’s a zero-sum game. You either keep your business moving forward or you take time for yourself and allow your…

How Quitting Your Job or Getting Laid Off Can Help Finding Your Life’s Purpose: Transitions

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / March 13, 2014

A transition in life is a very fragile stage that put us in a gray area where it can become our greatest setback or our most powerful opportunity. A transition involves change which brings uncertainty because we are not familiar with what’s ahead and emotions often go crazy. Our brain automatically starts looking for solutions to this seemingly terrible transition and usually we make decisions based out of…

How Stress Can Save Your Startup

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / March 12, 2014

Stress. It’s a word that we entrepreneurs know all too well. Imagine the things you could do if stress wasn’t in the picture. Maybe you’d have more energy, a clearer mind, less anxiety, or more confidence to go after what you wanted. But I’m not buying it. In fact, I’m arguing just the opposite: STRESS IS THE ONE THING THAT CAN SAVE YOUR STARTUP. If you learn how…

How Meditating Can Help You in Your Professional Life

by / ⠀Health & Fitness / January 3, 2014

Even in a thriving economy, the pressure of the dog-eat-dog world of business takes its toll on fledgling and seasoned workers alike.  As of 2012, a remarkable 40% of all people diagnosed with acute stress traced the lion’s share of their anxiety back to work.  On top of lowered job performance, through-the-roof stress levels can spiral into a whole host of health woes, including depression and cardiovascular illnesses.…

Want to Avoid Burnout? Get Some Variety in Your Life

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / October 18, 2013

I have a full time job working at an extremely unique nonprofit that serves as a donor advocate and sell side analyst to promote a Practical Cure for type 1 diabetes.  And I have a part-time job curating and editing content for a super awesome (I’m not biased or anything) entrepreneur website. And I edit/contribute to an online magazine dedicated to being conscious and helping people incorporate giving…

What’s The Main Source of Stress At Work?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 8, 2013

Tech the Main Culprit for Stress at Work, Survey Says It looks like technology is the main blame when it comes to what makes a normal day at the office a stressful nightmare, according to a recent survey about workplace stresses. Eight hundred employees across the country were asked exactly what makes their blood boil the most during the working day, and the results were rather telling. While…

Why Goofing Off Just Got Serious

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / September 3, 2013

According to Professor John P. Trougakos of University of Toronto Scarborough and the Rotman School of Management, mental concentration works like how a muscle does. Your brain needs to take occasional breaks in order to resume optimum performance. Forcing yourself to get everything done in one sitting will eventually exhaust you and drain you out. In fact, it’s advisable to take breaks at least every fifteen minutes according…

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