Tag Archive for: happiness

Adopt a Back-to-School Mentality

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Remember when September was so exciting because it meant going back to school?

I was a back to school nerd.

Getting new notebooks, new pens, and all those new outfits, made September the most exciting month of the year. September is less exciting as an adult who’s not going back to school.

But if you adopt a back-to-school mentality, you can have a happier and more productive fall season.

Here are three ways you can bring excitement back into your September.

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Plan Ahead for a Stress-Free Vacation

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How many times has this happened to you?

You plan an amazing vacation to de-stress. But then the week leading up to your trip you’re overwhelmed with tasks, you’re checking your emails during your trip, and somehow still overwhelmed with work when you return.

Sound familiar? It happens to all of us. Which is why PIX 11 News in New York City recently interviewed me for my top tips on how to have a stress-free vacation. (Also check out my interview with PIX 11 for my healthy summer travel  checklist.)

Here are my top three tips from my segment with Tamsen Fadal and Arrainee LeBeau.

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Mood-Boosting Break Ideas

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Mood impacts productivity. But even if it didn’t, why would you want to be in a bad mood? (And even if you’re in a good mood, you can always be happier!)

So on good days and bad days, when you’re in between tasks or you need to take a break, try something that will bring you joy.

Here are five quick, mood-boosting options to lift your spirits or keep your good mood going!

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Stress Solutions for Every Situation

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As much as we want it to, stress will never disappear permanently.

Whether it’s a presentation you’re giving for work or going out to lunch with somebody for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, stress is there whether it’s chronic or just in the moment.  According to a study done by the American Psychological Association, Americans are more stressed than ever.

So it’s important to know how to prevent stress and how to deal with stress when it’s unavoidable.

I spoke with expert energy trainer, Lara Riggio, on my live-streaming show Inside Scoop, who taught us some Stress Solutions.

Here are four ways to help you address your stress.

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From Burnout to Balance

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Lots of people say they’re overwhelmed. But there’s a difference between feeling stressed out and being burned out.

And it can be hard to tell the difference. And even harder to take care of yourself through it and prevent it from happening again.

I invited nationally recognized registered dietitian nutritionist, healthy cooking expert, and speaker, Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN on my live-streaming show Inside Scoop to learn the difference, how to prevent burnout, and her new book From Burnout to Balance.

Here are four things to know about burnout.

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