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Thrive in Life and Work

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed or stressed with your career, or with life in general, then you’re not alone.

It’s easy to feel this way with all the information and news coming at us 24 hours a day through our phone, computer and television. It’s hard to shut it off between news alerts, social media feeds, texts and emails.

It’s critical in today’s world to take time for ourselves and listen to our inner voice, especially when we fall into information-overload.

Meditation and exercise can help with stress-relief as can time with loved-ones and friends. Life isn’t all about work either, although it can certainly feel that way sometimes. We’re plugged in all the time now. It’s hard to get away from it.

If you are an entrepreneur, you may feel yourself on a treadmill of constant work. Setting goals and grinding to reach them may have you feeling exhausted. While having success is a great thing to aspire to, it’s okay to put work aside and unplug now and then.

If you are feeling like you need to hit the reset button, then start with the tips below to get aligned with yourself and your desires. Sometimes a good night’s sleep is all you need. But most of the time, there’s much more going on that needs addressing.

1. Listen to your gut. It is always right.

2. Surround yourself with inspiring, positive people.

3. Let go of activities that don’t light you up.

4. Realise you do have a choice.

5. Eat a healthy diet to improve your focus and your outlook on life.

6. Find time alone to nurture your soul.

7. Find time every day to enjoy the simple things that make you happy.

8. Your dream is possible and will happen if you move towards it confidently.

9. You don’t need anyone’s permission to be happy.

10. Laughing out loud is therapeutic.

11. Being true to yourself is the best gift you can give yourself.

12. Just because it’s right for everyone else, doesn’t make it right for you.

13. The “gurus” aren’t always right. Sometimes you have to create your own path.

14. Waking up early truly is inspiring. Sleeping in can be too.

15. A night out with friends can feed the soul.

16. A quiet night in can also feed the soul.

17. Read more books to fill your brain with goodness.

18. Love more.

19. Forgive yourself for past mistakes and move forward.

20. Step out of your comfort zone.

Did any of these items resonate? Did any of them inspire you? Maybe all of them?

Start implementing these tips into your life and remember to stay true to yourself and listen to your inner voice. Sometimes it’s telling us to get up and going, and other times it’s telling us to slow down.

Whatever your inner voice is telling you, stop ignoring it and listen to its important messages. It could help you achieve amazing things and be happier and more peaceful in the process.