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SOAR! with Resilience!
A 4 week Personal Coaching/Mentoring Program

with Eileen Lichtenstein, Peak Performance Success Life and Career Coach!

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This 4 week coaching/mentoring program will foster:

    • Increased confidence and self-esteem
    • Balance in your life and a healthy and well-adjusted mind and body
  • Success in your career and maximized potential

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    • Are you ready to reduce stress to optimal levels?
    • Can you imagine being happy most of the time?
    • Are you ready to make some personal shifts and see your career SOAR?
    • How can you become and stay inspired?
    • Can you imagine being surrounded by positive people and creating optimal relationships?

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It’s usually difficult for business owners, no matter what generation, than non-business owners to achieve life-balance and work-life integration, which are dependent on effective time and stress management skills, as well as great communication with employees and with family and friends. Adding in the caregiver component can be cause for a personal tipping point into the realms of anger or suppressed feelings often leading to depression.

Therefore, it’s important for caregivers who are also business owners to be especially mindful of time constraints and communications with office workers and family members, not allowing frustrations often caused by caregiving  affect work or home relationships and productivity.

Integrating work and life works efficiently with fast paced technology, especially for millennials who are adapting well to this reality.  The phrase “work-life integration” is blending what you do professionally and personally in order to make both happen. The trending shift (away from work life flexibility and balance) has happened as fast as the development and speed of technology.  Some may be finding it difficult to step away from the work-life balance they have worked so hard to attain.

There are several reasons why mastering work-life integration is so essential right now, as well as maintaining personal balance- the kind where you can stand on one foot and not fall down! The balance need not be equal pieces of “the wheel of life” .

 

Compromises can be made without sabotaging wellbeing, happy family life and relationships.  Keeping a flexible calendar and writing in exercise-gym time, family time etc. can be helpful in the juggling and maintaining balance.  Taking meaningful time away from work, whether it be a few hours a day, a weekend or a few days and more vacation can be wonderfully recharging.  Below are a few reasons work-life integration or a variation of it is necessary:

  1. A recent study by the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) found that more than 50% of workers say that work conflicts with life responsibilities at least two or three times per week. Due to this, about 40% of women have delayed having children.  Many have separate phones for business
  2.  Working remotely is easier than ever! However, this can make it more difficult to separate work and life, creating a natural integration.

 

It’s important to honor your own bio-rhythms so that you do work when you believe you can perform the best and do personal activities to break up your day.  This is one way you can integrate work and life so that you remain sane and are able to accomplish (almost) everything you want to do from a personal and professional perspective. Taking “joy” and exercise-stretch breaks throughout the day clears your mind, stretches muscles and ups the endorphins (feeling good hormones) and creativity factor.

Keeping a flexible calendar and scheduling things like going to the gym, writing articles, reading, meetings, research at around the same time each day can be helpful to get into habits and have more control over what you’re doing and when.   

Whether the problem is too much focus on work or too little, when your work life and your personal life – including caregiving and maybe sandwich generation caregiving – feel out of balance, often times stress, along with its harmful effects, is the result. The good news is that most can take control of stress levels by giving yourself the time to do the things that are most important to you.  When life literally is beginning to feel “out of control” or “lopsided” and you feel off kilter, give yourself the gift of time to restore balance.  Consider disconnecting as much as necessary for stress reduction and the restoration of balance in addition to tips below:

Get plenty of rest. Try to get the requisite eight hours every night. If you’re short on sleep because your caregiver duties require you to be up and down during the night, take naps the following day when your loved one is sleeping –if possible- or spend shorter periods in meditation.

Exercise regularly.  Regular exercise will give you more energy, reduce your stress, and elevate your mood.   Aim for 30-60 minutes of exercise four to six times a week; even a walk around the block will help clear your mind and keep you more fit. If you can work in some strength training twice a week, that will help keep your bones firm and your muscles strong

Relax. Do relaxation exercises–such as deep breathing or meditating–to reduce caregiver and business stress. If possible, set aside a few minutes at the beginning and end of your day to practice these techniques.

Consciously relaxing in this way will help you enter the day more calmly, and make it easier for you to sleep at night. You can also do deep breathing now and then throughout the day to help keep your stress under control.

  • Take time for yourself! Stop being a caregiver once or twice a week for a day – or part of a day –  and take some time for yourself. If you do, you’ll be happier and better able to care for your loved one(s), and be more productive and focused at work!

When you are living with a spouse or partner, keep in mind that when a couple makes special efforts to care for each other, caregiving doesn’t have to be as much of a burden–and may even make your relationship stronger!

Support, understanding and inspiration received from a spouse and others close to you while caring for an aging parent can help cope with both the pressures and demands of caregiving and household chores and duties.  In business and at home, delegate when possible, and always remember to

say “Thank you!” and Be Grateful!

 

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takes work and isn’t easy. Be Prepared for at least one month of Hard Work and Accountability.  First, you must have the intention to change things up and then  TAKE ACTION!!

Exercise your intuition; inquire within.

Own your strengths.

Identify your compass..understand what gives you direction.

List your tolerations and understand how you can eliminate them.  Take action.

Take time out to BE with the best way for you to relax.Photo com...

Practice saying no; you do not always have to be available.

Acknowledge your fears.

What blocks you from moving forward?

Reframe your inner voice to overcome negative self talk.

Find your sacred space and touch your divinity.

Celebrate the best of you and find someone to join you!  Royalty F...

I am a Peak Performance Success Coach.  I empower  individuals and organizations to SOAR! to your highest heights of happiness, success, productivity and abundance.  Complimentary telephone consult/strategy 15 minutes: 516 623 4353  www.balanceandpower.com 

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and Long Island Fall Events                          

Eileen’s Blog Posts

   How to Measure Your Goals and Needs

   Strategies for Success in Your Life & Career

    Unleash Your Inner Power!

    Change Expectations to Reduce Stress!

    Forgiveness & Health: Connected!

                                                       

                                                  Read More of Eileen’s Blogs Here:
Go To Her Motivational Whisperers Profile
[and scroll all the way down]

How to Create Mindfulness in the Work Place You Will Love Everyon 

Getting Ready and Being Grateful!

Why Finding Balance in Your Life is a MUST!

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What lifts your spirits?  What connects you to your inner child?  How does your mind-body feel balanced and connected to God/Higher Being?  What is your happiness connection?Diverse kids from around the world floating around the planet Earth clipart

Yes, peace, love and happiness are connected.  Feeling  inner peace  leads to sharing love, extending positive energy and connecting.

Yes, that’s what we all need now…

Here are  things you can do to feel happier, inner peace, connect to your inner child and have fun:

  1. Connect to nature on a regular basis
  2. Exercise
  3. Practice relaxation techniques (www.balanceandpower.com/stressmanagement.php)
  4. Surround yourself with positive people and be in community
  5. Smile & Laugh!

This morning I was blessed with the time, energy and location to be walking on the boardwalk in Long beach, Long Island, New York.  I was thinking back to my roots in Brooklyn, spending time on the beach in Brighton and affirming my powerful connections to mind-body-spirit when I’m in this environment.  More about Brooklyn: Lincoln HS., the F and D subways, Coney Island rides :)-

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Finding the balance of spontaneity with intuition helps us make choices that benefit our lives. Notice when you are feeling impulsive or spontaneous and then ask yourself, “Will this really benefit me?”  The answer comes in the form of a verbal response or simply an instinctual feeling. Try to pay attention to your feeling; that is your intuition guiding you to make the right choices. It is important to remember that making spontaneous decisions doesn’t necessarily mean being hasty. Acting with energy and spontaneity is a wonderful way to live our lives, as it means we are being in the moment. However, it can lead us to make decisions that may not be the best for us  and may lead to stress, frustration, anger, anxiety, depression.  I know my that SOAR! with Resilience™ Book can help with these issues and challenges.

A must read for anyone struggling to take their personal or professional life to a higher level of success and satisfaction.
 A high level of energy may leave you feeling stimulated and not completely aware of the effects of the choices you make.  This may be a good time to work on balancing your spontaneity with intuition.Taking a moment or two to think about the effects of our choices, we are still acting on the spur-of-the-moment, but we also act using our intuition as a guide. This prevents us from making decisions we may later regret. We respect and pay attention to both our desire for the unstructured and our natural instincts.   Be attuned to your intuition! Balancing spontaneity with intuition is your best manifestor.Need help with this? You may contact me  516 623 4353

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We can feel more  purposeful, focused and positive about our work by regularly giving ourselves the gift of recreation and relaxation. We may think that we need to stay focused and disciplined until we get the job done, especially if we are working hard on achieving the goals we’ve set for ourselves. While this level of dedication is admirable, it can also sabotage our enjoyment of our work and also the efficiency and accuracy. Choosing to create a state of balance and moderation in our activities will help us enjoy our daily experiences more. This helps us be more focused and productive when we are working. Remember that a rested mind is an efficient mind. Take time to honor your need for fun today, and you will help yourself achieve your goals. A good night’s sleep is also extremely important to attain optimal productivity.

I recently won a great raffle at Yvonne Bisk’s Meet-Up Group: http://www.meetup.com/LongIslandEntrepreneurs/ , the book  “Delivering Happiness” by Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos.com. Inc. that happily reading now! Tony is a huge advocate of work-life balance and taking time off to allow the creative juices to work.  Thanks Yvonne, for spreading the good words!

I offer a thirty minute FREE coaching consult to find out how my services can work for you!  Check out my FREE EFT TELECLASS:  www.balanceandpower.com/events.php

eileen@balanceandpower.com 516 623 4353  www.balanceandpower.com

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