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Month: March 2020

Working Remotely During The Coronavirus Outbreak? Here’s How To Feel More Focused And Energized And Manage Stress
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With concerns about the coronavirus rising, many are being asked or choosing to work from home. Being out of your routine and coping with the stress surrounding the pandemic can make it hard to focus on work. It can also be tough on your mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. Even those who are accustomed to working…

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Coronavirus: Pence named Trump’s coronavirus czar amid health fears
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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump puts Pence in charge of coronavirus response President Donald Trump has appointed Vice-President Mike Pence to co-ordinate the US government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.Both men told a White House news conference that the risk to the American people remained very low.The announcement came as new…

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Fit Over 50: Aging Gracefully with Monica Brant
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It’s hard to imagine I’ve been over 40 for almost a decade! I can’t say I feel 49—what does that even feel like, really? Each of us has a different experience depending on how we cared for ourselves as well as how life has unfolded for us. For me, there are three keys to aging…

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Seeing Stars At Verified, The Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit
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Marisa Tomei hosted Verified’s Gala Cashman Photo The unofficial theme for this year’s Verified, The Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit was being sustainable in the high-end hospitality world. But even with words like “reuse” and “repurpose” being sprinkled about much of the conversation, FTG’s three-day celebration at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas with more than 600 top…

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Ten Books For The Future Of Work And An Experiment
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My niece reading W. Kang This past week and a half, I participated in an experiment on LinkedIn that looked and felt a lot like the annoying Facebook multi-day challenges that involve tagging one’s friends and asking them to do some task. Perhaps to some it was similarly annoying and equally as meaningless. The challenge…

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Simple Habits That Will Change Your Life for the Better
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Wellness and lifestyle have a significant impact on your life, and implementing sustainable healthy habits will have you leading a happier and healthy living in no time. A few small changes can lead to overall wellness. They can impact your body in a very positive way, from feeling stronger physically and mentally, to having more…

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Training Your Mind to be More Flexible
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Getting stuck in your thinking can clutter up your whole world and it takes a toll on everything. I felt this way a few years ago, well and truly stuck. I wondered why I felt less energy and enthusiasm for the things I used to enjoy. Why was I not going out with friends as…

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The Anxiety Angle Nobody Talks About (But Should)
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Source: Kinga Cichewicz/Unsplash Whether scrambling to meet a work deadline or cramming for the MCAT, how you interpret the anxiety-provoking event will determine its outcome. One thing is certain, anxiety is hard to ignore. When a stressful situation arises, the fight-or-flight response hijacks your body and within seconds, a succession of catastrophic thoughts invade your mind.…

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Squeezed Out: Solving the Office Building Gentrification Problem for Nonprofit Organizations
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The impact of new houses and apartments on long term residents of older well-established neighborhoods is of concern in many cities. Residents may find themselves selling because of high property taxes and the appeal of making money on their older homes. However, they may find that affordable housing is being pushed farther and farther out…

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Coronavirus: GMSA cancels Mobile World Congress due to coronavirus concerns
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The GSMA, the organization behind MWC, the world’s largest mobile trade show, has announced that it is officially canceling the show. MWC usually attracts more than 100,000 attendees from 200 countries to Barcelona. This year’s show was supposed to take place on February 24-27. Several publications received a statement about the cancellation. “The GSMA has…

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Coronavirus: Coronavirus grifts crop up online for political gain and profit
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These days capitalism and democracy seem to mean that it’s never too early to take advantage of the misery of others, and the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is the latest proof point. On Saturday the Washington Post reported that an agency within the State Department had compiled a report of 2 million tweets,…

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Ready to Give Up?
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Lifestyle Mindset & Meditation

Ready to Give Up?

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Human in Big Space Source: Photo by Greg Rakozy on Unsplash Is there anyone, in one situation or another, who has not given up? The words used may be different: “I just give up,” “I give this up,” or “I surrender.” There may be different idioms: raise the white flag, throw in the towel, lay down one’s arms,…

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How to Effectively Cope with Work Anxiety
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According to the American Institute of Stress, approximately 83% of American workers suffer from work-related stress. Some of this stress can be moderate to mild, while at other times, the stress can lead to more complex problems, such as depression, anxiety, and other forms of mental illness.The average American is juggling more responsibilities now than…

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“The Infinite Mystery of Children Is a Wondrous, Ever-Bountiful Source of Happiness.”
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Interview: Stewart Friedman. I met Stewart Friedman several years ago, during a visit to The Wharton School. He’s a professor of organizational psychology at Wharton as well as the founding director of the Wharton Leadership Program and Work/Life Integration Project. He’s been recognized twice as one of “HR’s Most Influential International Thinkers.” He was chosen…

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Coronavirus: CDC flu pandemic plans hint at the playbook for a new coronavirus outbreak
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is preparing for the possibility that the new coronavirus will spread through the United States — and it’s using its guidelines for pandemic influenza as a starting point. The new coronavirus isn’t influenza, so the recommendations probably won’t match what may happen during a coronavirus outbreak. But…

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