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Forbes link: Why Does It Feel Like I’m Always Working?

Posted by reallifee on Jun 24, 2014 in Encouragement, Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

Forbes link: Why Does It Feel Like I’m Always Working?

Keeping your life in balance does not just mean doing the basics to survive. In order for your business to thrive, you need to as well. If you find yourself feeling like you do nothing but work, check out my article on Forbes “Why Does It Feel Like I’m Always Working?”. It is just as important to schedule in personal time and tasks as it is to schedule your work ones. When you have the proper fuel for yourself, you have the fuel your business needs to grow.   About Real Life E® Elizabeth Grace Saunders is the founder and CEO of Real Life E® a time coaching and training company that empowers individuals who feel guilty, overwhelmed and frustrated...

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What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Posted by reallifee on Jun 10, 2014 in Health & Wellness, Psychology, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Exercise: You know you should do it. You even want to do it. Despite good intentions, it can be all too easy to skip this healthy activity for “more important” commitments. The reality is, exercise is one of the most important things you can do for physical and personal balance. The below routine is one person’s strategy to help you power down at night so you can power up in the morning and get your day started out right! Let the balance begin! Example of an Evening Before Morning Exercise Routine Important Mindset: Taking time for myself and particularly for exercise is a good and necessary use of my time. Exercise plays an important role in...

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When You Think You’ve Lost

Posted by reallifee on Apr 15, 2014 in Encouragement, Health & Wellness, Psychology, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

When You Think You’ve Lost

Last week as I was going through my morning ritual of clearing out my e-mail inbox, I came across Marie Forleo’s video interview of Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post and author of the recently released book Thrive. The video initially piqued my curiosity because of the emphasis on getting enough sleep, which I find to be a big issue for many people who find effective time investment a challenge. But to my surprise, I discovered through the interview that Arianna and I had been going through parallel experiences: 2005-Arianna founded The Huffington Post; I founded my first business 2007-Arianna woke up in a pool of blood from overwork; there was...

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So Humbled…

Posted by reallifee on Jan 1, 2014 in E Notes, Encouragement, Health & Wellness, Psychology, Rest & Rejuvenation, Uncategorized | 2 comments

So Humbled…

A few times a year, I send out an update to a small circle of personal friends who live around the world. It’s my way of keeping in touch with people who I may not be able to call or see on a regular basis. As per my custom, I sent out my end of year reflections and after doing so, I thought these also might resonate with you. So here is my personal sharing on what I’ve been learning on the balance between being proactive and yet staying humble to the reality that we’re never completely in control–and that’s OK: My learning has centered around three main themes: You never quite know what will happen so it’s important to enjoy and...

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Live Life Now!

Posted by reallifee on Dec 27, 2013 in Encouragement, Health & Wellness, Psychology, Relationships, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

Live Life Now!

We are accustomed to waiting to make a change until we have a fresh start. We don’t begin a new workout until Monday, we already ate something unhealthy for breakfast today, so we can start our diet tomorrow and there is NO way we are going to start leading a better life until the New Year! For decades I coddled this mindset allowing the lunacy behind a clean slate to be the excuse for putting my betterment on hold. After all, it is the American way, right? Not true. There are actually a number of “weird” people out there who don’t mind stepping up their game on a Tuesday and don’t lose sleep over working towards something better in the last quarter of the...

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7 Ways to Experience the Often-Elusive Joy of Christmas

Posted by reallifee on Dec 19, 2013 in E Tips, Encouragement, Home & Entertaining, Psychology, Relationships, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

7 Ways to Experience the Often-Elusive Joy of Christmas

There’s a lot of pressure this time of year…. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or some other holiday, this can be a really challenging season. Not only are you expected to manage multiple extra projects (house decorating, present giving, and family visiting), but also you’re supposed to feel happier than ever (as the expectation is it’s the most wonderful time of the year). Talk about difficult! This can lead to a lot of guilt when you don’t feel that you’re living up to the ideals you have in your head or when you do live up to those standards but feel miserable while doing so and then feel even worse because...

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