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Life Coach: How To Deal With Stress
Take a deep breath; it will all get done.
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Overwhelmed? Try Taking A Break

We all work really hard and for very long hours — but does that mean we are getting a lot done? Expert Lisa Kaplin explains why women push themselves too hard and gives tips on what you can do to be more productive (while taking much-needed rests).

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Are you overly focused on your children's future instead of your kids in the moment?
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What Wise Parents Know About Raising Successful Children

Do you notice when your children are being good friends? Or do you only focus on how they performed at their last piano concert or soccer game? YourTango expert Dr. Lisa Kaplin explains why you are giving them all of the wrong lessons about life.

Can you really 'Tap your troubles away?"
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Can you really 'Tap your troubles away?"

Can you really “Tap Your Troubles Away”? There a song from an old musical called “Tap Your Troubles Away”.  The answer for every thing was: “Simply try putting your tapping shoes on” and “Tap your troubles away.”   Although dancing can be a great stress reliever, I am advocating a different form of ‘tapping’ to reduce stress and anxiety, and even fears and phobias.

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It can be as simple as repeating numerous times, "I've got this day."
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End The Morning Madness: Here's The Easiest Way To A Happier Day

Do you start your day feeling as if you have a thousand pound weight on your chest? Unless you live on a beach with a wait staff, you probably have tasks to do during each day that you don't particularly enjoy or a to do list that feels overwhelming. Here's how to change your morning programming so that you can learn to look forward to your day.

Stressed? 3 Easy Ways to Clear your Mind and Calm your Nerves
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Stressed? 3 Easy Ways to Clear your Mind and Calm your Nerves

You don’t always need a pill to calm down and chill. Agitated nerves love a soothing touch, a few moments spent in serenity, and some feel-good mind-body tricks. 1. Meditate upon a flower: or even a blade of grass. Get outdoors, and sit comfortably. The simply gaze softly at a small element of nature, noticing every little detail ... the sepals of the blossom, the drop of dew quivering on the tip of the grass. Within a few minutes, you will feel yourself relaxing.

Laughter Is The Best Medicine!
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Laughter Is The Best Medicine!

Did you know there is science behind the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine?” When we laugh, our bodies produce a hormone that triggers healthy changes in the body which help us heal from the impacts of stress. Laughter is also known to help boost your energy, your immune system and even reduce pain. Now that’s powerful medicine! When we experience stress, whether it’s because we are being chased by a bear or it’s because we just looked at our latest bank statement, what happens chemically in the body is the same.

The trick for breaking free from stress to really enjoy life
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The trick for breaking free from stress to really enjoy life

As a 21st century woman, you are busy and life can feel hectic. We are hardworking women and we're all moving so fast rushing from one thing to the next. But, whew! It’s exhausting and stressful. Could it be that we’ve become too busy? When we move at this break neck pace, it causes us to lose touch with something special: our pleasure and sensuality. We forget to savor, enjoy, and really experience the best parts of life.

Help! I'm in a Divorce Fog!
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Help! I'm in a Divorce Fog!

Having trouble remembering everything your lawyer blabs during your divorce meeting? Don't let divorce fog cloud your mind: Bring along your best friend and notepad and bounce back to your normal self sooner than later!