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These tips are tried and true! :

1.  Listen to and follow your intuition.

During these trying and difficult times it’s been shown that it’s often necessary to reprioritize to get best outcomes.   Your intuition is most often correct when it comes to your life, work and relationships.  So even if it’s an inkling feeling – a tiny revelation- take a moment to recognize that and then move forward.

2.  Stay within your integrity- no matter what.

No reason or person is important enough to ever stray.  If you have  tried this over the years, whether intentionally or not, then you know it always backfires.

 3.  Love and laugh!

Both are proven stress reducers.  Happiness is contagious – many need more of that now while surrounded by global negativity, difficult times, chaos and immersed in “the new normal”.

 4.  Forgive yourself  for mistakes; let go and move on. 

Self-forgiveness is essential in order to forgive anyone else.  Forgiveness is essential to let go of anger.  Letting go of anger is essential to be happier.  Especially in “the new normal” this is a no-brainer :).

5.  Take time each day  to relax, to dream.

We need our “down” time more than ever now, living in these difficult times.  Honor your method of relaxation and allow dreams to surface.  Be open to learning additional relaxation techniques and give them a try.. whatever works for you whenever you do it is OK as long as it has no negative effects on health or  overlaps with personal or work responsibilities.  If things are unmanageable – get help.

 6.  Be a great listener.

Listening is the most important part of communication.  If you do not understand what is being said, ask. Listen well and your response will  be more on target.

7.  Stay healthy by practicing extreme self-care. (diet, sleep, exercise, relaxation techniques).

Stress takes its toll on health and may exacerbate conditions already in existence.  Therefore we need to be more diligent in this realm in order to   “Thrive Amidst Chaos” (the title of a workshop I co-presented with two colleagues recently).

8.  Stop procrastinating and take action- move forward or drop the project.

We all procrastinate; acknowledgment of being in this mode is the first step in moving forward.  All procrastination is fear based and manifests itself through negative statements such as:

“not the right time now”
“why even bother…can happen (worst case scenario).”
Sometimes the act of “non-doing” is an indication that the idea needs to be tossed.

 What holds us back from accomplishing our goals is fear.

  • Fear of failure
  • Fear of being judged
  • Fear of success
  • Fear of being controlled

These fears are often caused by deeply routed anxieties.  No matter- you can turn it all around with EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques: Meridian Tapping) combined with positive language-visualization reframing and Peak Performance Success Coaching and the intention to do just that!

The following are a few common phrases/excuses people use when they are procrastinating: The task is:
“too boring”
“too time consuming”
“I just don’t feel like it”
“I just don’t want to”.

The Good news is that   EFT ( The Emotional Freedom Technique) is wonderfully successful in reversing procrastination, as usually deeper emotional issues are involved.  It is based on the simple statement that the cause of all negative emotions is a disruption in the body’s energy system . It involves tapping on meridian points while making statements about the issue.

Knowing that you are afraid will not magically remove fear or change behavior.  You can use The EFT Technique to eradicate the roadblocks of guilt and fear that keep you from moving forward. When you use EFT and stimulate the acupressure points (see chart) the level of serotonin in the brain rises and floods the amygdalia, the section of the brain involved with controlling emotion and fear, and the fear loop is disconnected.  Once the brain stops experiencing fear with the proper EFT tapping, set-up phrase (see below examples) and intuitive NLP language guidance from an experienced EFT Practitioner, which I am, you will find that your thoughts and behaviors transform effortlessly.

9.  Begin each day with a short meditation positive visualizations of successful outcomes of your goals.

Oh! I am so much a believer in this!  Research has shown fantastic results.  It’s all up to you – and your connection to a higher power/the universe.

10.  Believe in yourself and your goals; create affirmations and post them onto mirrors, in an accessible notebook and in the car.

I’ve witnessed amazing escalation in self-esteem, happiness, productivity and success with the implementation of these tips for my clients.

SOAR! with Resilience(R)   is the interactive manual that stands alone and also accompanies customized individual and group coaching and training programs that encompass the material presented in this article.

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Stop Worrying!  Did you know that:

  • 40% of worrying is over things that will never happen
  • 30% of worrying is over things that can’t be changed
  • 10% of worrying is over health (which only gets worse if you worry!)
  • 8%  of worrying is over legitimate concerns (worry!)
  • We spend over 92% of our time and energy worrying about things that:
  1. We have no control over
  2. We can’t possibly change
  3. Have misperceived

What would happen if we channeled this energy and effort constructively rather than “adding fuel to the fire”?   Worry is like stepping on the gas pedal while the car is in neutral:  we create a lot of noise, use up energy and don’t get anywhere!

Make a list of things you worry about.  Divide your list into categories listed at the top of this outline.  How do you want to redirect your focus?

“An unexamined life is not worth living.”  – Socrates

Symptoms of Inner Peace :   Place a smile on your face ( a stress reducer)!-(author unknown)

  • A tendency to think and act spontaneously rather than on fears based on past experiences
  • An unmistakable ability to enjoy each moment
  • A loss of interest in judging other people
  • A loss of interest in conflict
  • A loss of the ability to worry. (This is a very serious symptom.)
  • Frequent, overwhelming episodes of appreciation
  • Contented feelings of connectedness with others and with nature.
  • Frequent attacks of smiling.
  • An increasing tendency to let things happen rather than make them happen.
  • An increased susceptibility to the love extended by others as well as the uncontrollable urge to extend it.

It’s a process, now go forth and practice!

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at will change.” – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

~above excerpts from Chapter 3: 

“SOAR! with Resilience® The Interactive Book for
Overcoming Obstacles & Achieving Success”

By Eileen Lichtenstein

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Life-Work Integration for Optimal Happiness & Productivity

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Long Island Breakfast Club Welcomes you with Philotimo!
Our motto: “Philotimo! Experience impacts the world beyond imagination.”

Philotimo: An array of virtues that encompasses honor, dignity and pride, the ideal actions and behaviors, hospitality, bonds, and responsibilities between each other.

Come join us for High Energy Return of Philotimo. As a community we can make this happen on Long Island! We can work together to make the world a better place. LIBC’s goal is to assist with providing referrals, companionship, business networking, contacts for interviewing and mentors for each individual’s success. A self described socialpreneur network promoting workforce development for midlife professionals.

When: Saturday Jan 12, 2019 9:00am
Location:  OLINDA’S CAFÉ. 221 HEMPSTEAD TURNPIKE, W.HEMPSTEAD, NY  Parking on HEMPSTEAD Tpke or PARKING IN REAR
Speaker:  Life-Work Integration for Optimal Happiness & Productivity: Eileen Lichtenstein, MS. Ed. CEO, Balance & Power, Inc.   Author of SOAR! with Resilience: The Interactive Book for Overcoming Obstacles & Achieving Success”. Eileen specializes in personal development and C-Level Executive Coaching and Training, including stress and anger reduction management, life, parenting career coaching, effective communication and career challenges.

RSVP Required: www.longislandbreakfastclub.org
Questions: vjanek@optonline.net

Since its founding in 2006, the Long Island Breakfast Club has provided career counseling, support and advocacy for experienced, in-transition professionals on Long Island.

Register for the Event   We Meet, We Eat, We Seek, Re-invent, And Promote Philotimo. Socialpreneurship is a new valued addition. Meet new businesses to collaborate with and pass the karma & referrals. www.longislandbreakfastclub.org | Facebook Group

More about Eileen Lichtenstein’s C-Level Executive Coaching

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I help people break through fear and perceived difficulties with EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques, tapping, via Skype and my Uniondale,NY office. Consult: 516 623 4353 .  My September newsletter https://mailchi.mp/1cfdc621f651/4l1mr1ph6w-2854525 

Emotions that linger unaddressed or suppressed become baggage and prevents us from fulfilling our potentials. Putting aside your fears in order to confront your emotions ensures that your feelings will not interfere with your serenity or have a long-term effect on your happiness. You’ll feel refreshed and recharged when you bravely examine your emotions.

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EVENT!!!  3/21 NYC 1-2:30

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Empowering Women in Business
Connect. Collaborate. Contribute.

Gone are the days of going it alone!
Come create referral and collaboration partnerships.
Together let’s create a better world.

Business and Personal Development presentations with a facilitated interactive ThinkTank segment for inspiration, motivation and support. Come connect at a deeper level,
make friends, find opportunities, share your experience and enjoy like minded people!

When: Wed. March 21, 2018 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Cost: $40.00

Location: One Park Avenue
(Btw 32nd and 33rd Streets), Meeting Room, NYC (Oasis Day Spa)
[Gorgeous new location and enhanced format -Previously known as Emma Viglucci’s Successful Connections Networking Lunch]

Less Stress, Optimal Happiness & Productivity using EFT and Mindfulness

    • Release stress and resolve issues!

 

    • Build confidence!

 

    • Overcome fears!

 

    • Tap on your own challenges and the other participants’ for great results!

 

    • Reduce stress and transform procrastination into action!

 

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Studies show that the amygdala and the hippocampus, two brain areas in the limbic system, are known to play a major role in laughter. The limbic system is a primitive part of the brain that regulates emotions . . . and helps us with basic functions necessary for survival.

 Laughter is a signal that lets everyone know that you’re part of the group. Your laughter indicates positive interaction and acceptance.

When you joyfully laugh, it acknowledges the listener by setting an emotional tone for the conversation and further interactions and intentions. (This undoubtedly helped primitive humans survive back in the day.)

Further research proves laughter boosts your immune system. It’s also known to reduce stress and improve memory function.

When was the last time you had a good laugh? Laughter has a huge effect on creating a positive mental attitude and physical well-being. And a positive mental attitude and healthy body are crucial to achieving success! Additionally, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques, Tapping) has the same positive effects and sends serotonin, a feel-good hormone to the amygdala. 

CALL 516 623 4353 or email me for a FREE phone consult!

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Here’s what brain research says will make you happy:

  • “What am I grateful for?” Just asking -searching helps; you don’t need answers!
  • Label -name negative emotions. Your brain isn’t so bothered  when you name it.
  • Decide. No perfectionist thinking – good enough usually is!
  • Hugs, hugs, hugs.  Research shows getting five hugs a day for four weeks increases happiness big time.

Everything is interconnected:

  • Gratitude improves sleep.
  • Sleep reduces pain.
  • Reduced pain improves your mood.
  • Improved mood reduces anxiety.
  • Reduced anxiety improves focus and planning.
  • Focus and planning help with decision making.
  • Decision making further reduces anxiety and improves enjoyment.
  • Enjoyment gives you more to be grateful for!
  • Enjoyment also makes it more likely you’ll exercise and be social, which, in turn, will make you happier.

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