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8 Tips for Thanksgiving Damage Control

​It’s almost here!Thanksgiving is a special time to be appreciative of people, memories, and opportunities in our lives. Gratitude is central to the entrepreneur ethos, so I’ll be sure to come back to it. But you know why I’m here. This Stanford article states people gain an average of 1 pound per holiday season. ​Me on Thanksgiving Let’s […]

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World Diabetes Day- 5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Why is diabetes awareness important? (CDC)30.3 million US adults have diabetes (1 in 11). 1 in 3 people have prediabetes. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of US death. Diabetes and high blood glucose are the ​#1 cause of adult-onset blindness, kidney failure, and loss of toes or feet, and can lead to heart disease and stroke. ​​People diagnosed […]

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6 Reasons You Should Attend Conferences in Your Field

​Last weekend, I attended the American Medical Writers’ Association (AMWA) annual national conference in Washington, D.C. I’m actually writing this blog in D.C., after touring the National Gallery of Art​ and daydreaming ​possibilities of the freelance lifestyle… First, a little personal story: My freelance writing career and this blog are based in medical writing- the professional communication […]

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What to Do Instead of Intermittent Fasting

What is intermittent fasting?By now, you’ve probably heard of intermittent fasting as a trendy way to lose weight. The ancient practice of choosing not to eat or drink during certain time periods has seen a renewal in the past few years. There are plenty of books, online programs, protocols, and real experts on intermittent fasting. […]

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Start Exercise if You Hate Exercise: 3 Tips

How do you “start exercise?”A top benefit of freelancing and entrepreneurship is owning your schedule. But don’t you hate those things that still make it so hard to ​exercise? Maybe you’ve never ​tried it before, ​didn’t think it was important, or ​don’t think you have ​time. But now that you’re thinking about it, how ​would ​you start?​​​Knowing […]

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5 Tips for Moving Freelancers

​Moving sucks.I just learned the hard way that launching a business, writing a weekly blog for a growing email list, working full time, and moving in the same month is a tough combination. I wanted to write a shorter post of 5 things I ​probably ​​did​​​ to make my move as smooth as possible for my […]

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Vaccine Before Halloween!

​Flu vaccination reduces the risk of illness ​by 40-60%, and may reduce your symptoms if you get sick​ ​​​CDCFlu ​vaccinations are a hallmark of nearly all worksite wellness programs, with top employers even bringing nurses to employee desks.  In the U.S., hospital and doctor’s visits and medications from the flu cost $4.6 billion per year, and […]

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6 Quick Tips for Eating Healthy on the Road

So you’re going on the road!Or in a plane. Maybe you live in a van, or spend your days as a digital nomad. Point is, you’re going to be away from the traditional comforts of “home,” and you want to know what you’re supposed to eat.​#1 Start with Protein​It’s easy to grab something carb-heavy and […]

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Exercise May Boost Work Productivity by 12%

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​Looking for a simple way to improve your business?As an entrepreneur, it’s easy to see exercise as taking away from work time. It’s not always fun, and ​you might miss how it could ever help your business and work productivity.  But there’s much more to the picture. Whether just taking more breaks, standing more often, working […]

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Freelance Wellness is Finally Here!

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​​I’m overjoyed (and even a little relieved) to presentFit for Freelance!The wellness community for freelancers and entrepreneurs who want to feel great and work better!​Fit for Freelance: the wellness community for freelancers and entrepreneurs who want to feel great and work better. Workplace wellness for those who work where they want! Online tips, personal training, and […]

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