6 Ways to Address Burnout to Be More Productive

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview on
Burnout:

Burnout is the cumulative effects of stress built up over time without enough time to recover.  Taking the time to rest and recharge is vital for any human being to be able to function, but many people live in fear of doing so because there is “so much to do.” 

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Leaving These 4 Items Out of Your Estate Plan Is a Recipe for Disaster

Available for Interviews: Lauren Moone

Lauren Moone is an Executive Vice President at Mirador Capital Partners and has been providing investment advice for individuals, families, and institutions for over 13 years.

 

What Lauren Moone can say in an interview
on Estate Plans
:

Many people believe that a will and spoken promises are sufficient preparations for their passing, but there are a few other items that you will wish you had if you knew about them:

      • 1) Power of Attorney: POA is a crucial part of any estate plan. With it, someone you trust will have complete control of your finances. Not comfortable with that? Consider a Limited Power of Attorney which you can restrict to, for example, your checking account.

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How to Effectively Resolve Conflicts For Good

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

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How to Effectively Resolve Conflicts:

Conflict happens in our everyday lives. Some are serious while others are just petty misunderstandings rather than full-blown conflicts. However, it is important to note that most full-blown and serious conflicts often start from small, seemingly less important ones. And once conflicts have reached levels that are already difficult to manage, many aspects of our lives become casualties—relationships, physical and mental health, and even the way we interact with others.

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How To Be Happy When You’re Single

Available for Interviews: Carol Barkes

 

Carol Barkes, CPM, MBA, is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

What Carol Barkes could say in an interview
on Being Happy and Single
:
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What to Say, What Not to Say—When Someone Is Grieving a COVID Loss

Interview with Dr. Colleen Cira:

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

 

Talking Points from Dr. Cira on How to Talk to Someone
Who Lost Someone to the Coronavirus:

Here’s the thing: it’s hard to see people we love in pain so we do all sorts of things to make OURSELVES feel better when we’re in this situation.  Which makes sense.  

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3 Ways on How to Avoid Awkward Conversations in Business and in Life

Available for Interviews: Carol Barkes

 

Carol Barkes, CPM, MBA, is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

 

Talking Points from Carol Barkes on what she can say in an interview
on 3 Ways on How to Avoid Awkward Conversations:

1) Listen more

People spend too much time thinking about themselves versus being present in the conversation. Conversations flow much better when one tries to cease thinking of what to say or how they will be perceived, and instead, focus on really hearing the other person. We tend to listen with a response in mind. We will be less anxious if we wait to truly hear the other person and formulate the next right thing to say based on what THEY said. Make it about them.

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4 Ways to Achieve More Confidence at Work During These Times

Available for Interviews:  Julie DeLucca-Collins

Julie DeLucca-Collins shows people how to create simple habits and go from overwhelm to self-doubt to having more peace, purpose, power,  passion, and prosperity. She is the author of Confident You: Simple Habits to Live the Life You Have Imagined.

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Achieving More Confidence in the Workplace:

In these times of uncertain times, we are dealing with a lot of unknowns. This can create a feeling of unease that can cause us to become stressed, unfocused, and overwhelmed. When we experience these feelings we lose confidence in ourselves and in the areas that matter like our work. Women, in particular, are generally overburdened with work and home responsibilities. The shift in routines can cause many women to feel scattered and not prioritize or accomplish key work-related tasks. Here’s four ways to achieve more confidence at work during these challenging times:

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How to Have More Compassion in a Combative World

Available for Interviews: Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D.

Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

People often struggle with compassion—not only for others, but also for ourselves.  Here’s a few things we can try to build more kindness and empathy into our lives and the lives of the people who surround us:

1) Just listen. Don’t interrupt with advice, with silver linings, or with solutions. Just listen. Truly listen. Don’t think about what you’re going to say next or how they’re doing it wrong, or what they could be doing differently. Just listen and take in what they’re saying to you.

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Everyone Should Have a Living Will: 10 Key Points

Everyone should have a living will, regardless of what their directives are, if only to make sure that their wishes are clear and that they are honored at the end of life stage. Living wills are essential for carrying out one’s wishes. Unfortunately, not being in the know can affect the owner(s) of a will’s objectives and their intended beneficiaries.

Jason Smith, Estate planning attorney and Elder planning attorney is available to talk about this story.  (Bio)

Talking Points for an Interview
With Jason Smith on Living Wills:

  1. Do be clear about your wishes, including when the living will applies (usually only when the individual is incapacitated + (diagnosed with a terminal illness OR permanently unconscious), what treatments, if any, should be withheld or provided. Continue reading “Everyone Should Have a Living Will: 10 Key Points”

Create More Love With These 5 Relationship Fixers

Available for Interviews: Dr. Colleen Cira

Colleen Cira, Psy.D, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

 

What Dr. Colleen Cira could say in an interview on
How You Can Improve Your Relationship
:

 1. Know yourself. What was your parent’s relationship like?  What are your insecurities? What makes you feel really vulnerable? If you don’t know these things and how they show up in your life, they’re going to show up in your relationship in a not so great way.

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