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2 Fears Blocking Your Business and Health Goals

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​​What do procrastination and your last failed diet/ workout plan have in common?What’s really keeping you from reaching your goals?​We ​trick ourselves into believing we’re completely in control of our choices. But if you were really in charge, how do you end up doing so many things you said you wouldn’t?​Would you still carry extra […]

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Low Carb Diet? Do You Need Atkins, Paleo, Keto?

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Do you need a low carb diet?Are carbs bad? Or good? ​Do you need a low carb diet, like Paleo, Atkins, or Keto? A low carb diet may be right for you, but the most informed decision comes from knowing what carbs are. Knowing how different types of carbs affect your blood sugar, how you feel, […]

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Beat the Heat- 4 Summer Health Tips for Entrepreneurs

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​It’s hot outside.​If you’re going by how long the sun is up or outdoor temps, summer is here. But you and your body work year round, so you still need your health habits. Knowing how to beat the heat is more than comfort or business productivity; it’s a public safety issue. Looking for ways to beat […]

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Depression: Know Your Risk (and Start Exercising!)

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​Let’s talk about depressionPer the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, a major depressive episode can: ​cause you to feel persistently sad, anxious, hopeless, guilty, or worthlessmake it harder to concentrate, remember, or make decisionslead to overeating and weight gain, or low appetite and weight losscause insomnia or oversleepinglead to thoughts of death or suicideSymptoms […]

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Cycling Benefits for Entrepreneurs: 5 Reasons

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What does cycling have to do with your business?Looking through my instagram (@fitforfreelance), it’s easy to tell I’m a fan of biking. I try to get out a few times a week. Also, part of my full time job is teaching the community and policy makers how ​bike-friendly places get people more active and improve […]

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Reduce Stress Now: 6 Quick Tips for Entrepreneurs

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​Need ​to reduce stress?It’s never fun- that heart-racy, sweaty, mental haze, complete with clumsy fingers and choice words. You’ve got to meet someone’s unrealistic expectations with too much going on at once, with your crazy family or to-do list, or you’ve waited until the last minute to finish a project.: ​How to Beat Laziness, Self-Doubt, […]

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Allergies or Cold? How to Tell and Stay Productive

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​Allergies or Cold?It’s Springtime! Love is in the air. And pollen. Birdsong accents the colorful displays and smells of fresh flowers.​ Then your drippy ​nose and ​scratchy red eyes ruin everything and ​make it hard to concentrate. You have tissues everywhere, and you’ve rubbed your nose raw. Worse yet, you don’t even know if it’s […]

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Want Better Focus? Do You Have Low Iron?

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​Find it hard to focus?​Do you procrastinate, lose concentration, or feel tired all the time? Do you crave ice? Want to focus better? As a freelancer and entrepreneur, health is the foundation of your productivity and enjoying the reasons you work. Don’t let ​low iron hold you back.Read about ​Fit for Freelance According to the National Health […]

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What is Cholesterol? 5 Tips for Heart Health

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It’s still American Heart Month, and your heart is still beating after all these years. That’s ​great! But what is cholesterol, and how does it affect heart health? Every once in a while, you’ll see a commercial about meds for high cholesterol, or ​hear someone who’s watching their cholesterol. You might think it has nothing to […]

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