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Being mindful beyond Mental Health Awareness Week

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Man Relaxing in an Armchair We’re all aware of the importance of our mental health for overall well-being. We know that it directly impacts our work and home lives, and can mean the difference between a good day and a bad year! And yet we go through our day without thinking too much about it. After all, we have work that must get done, children, spouses, parents, or co-workers that need our help. And before we know it, another long day is over without minding our health at all! But there is one small change that you could make to help you better cope, …

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Eat, sleep, train, crash

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Eat, sleep, train, crashThis is the life of a school athlete – eat, sleep, train, crash. You try to get schoolwork done when you can, and you only wish you had enough time for a life beyond that. The thing is, this kind of pattern takes its toll on both your physical and emotional health, and can leave you in a state in which you simply can’t succeed.

Does any of this sound familiar?

  • Using your pencil case as a pillow in English class;
  • Collapsing under the weight of your 2 backpacks;
  • Missing a friend’s party because you have back-to-back training sessions you just can’t miss;
  • Feeling buried under the weight of all of the demands on your time.

So how can you …

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Stress-free tips for stress-free cooking

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Stress-free tips for stress-free cookingWhen you think of work-life balance, the first thing that pops into your head is likely not meal planning. But how many of us stress over meal times – what to feed the kids for lunch, what to make for dinner? Batch cooking can save you a whole bunch of money and a whole ton of time.

There are two ways you can approach this, depending on if you decide to cook for one week or one month in advance. For one week in advance, you’ll need two hours of cooking time, plus an hour for shopping. For one month in advance, you’ll need about 8 hours every month, plus two hours of shopping. By scheduling this time into your …

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