10 Tips to Reduce Stress and Avoid Burnout

Your plate is full and you feel the pressure. Work responsibilities. Credit card bills. Marriage and family responsibilities. All the pressure and stress can be overwhelming and lead to burnout.

Here are 10 common-sense tips to help you reduce stress and avoid burnout. And what makes these tips extra special is most do not require extra time on your part. Instead, they will help you re-engineer the time you already have.


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Don't Be Picky – Encouragement Matters

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True success requires encouragement. Whether you are seeking success in your marriage, family, friendships, work, business, or personal development…encouragement will likely be needed. This is especially true during the holiday season. Many people are struggling during this time of year — whether it's financially, family tension, or loss — which makes this season a great…

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Dare To Be Different

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Do you want to grow personally and professionally? Would you like to enhance your leadership skills? Do you want to be better today than you were yesterday? Then you have to do the opposite of what most people do. You have to dare to be different. You see, any worthwhile goal requires you to swim…

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