Entries by Eugenia Karahalias

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MANAGING STRESS EFFECTIVELY – Love Yourself – Take Care of Yourself

Often we underestimate the effect of stress on our lives. Stress affects us on a spiritual, mental, emotional and physical level. It creates dis-ease in our bodies. When you are on overload, preoccupied with responsibilities and completely overwhelmed, it’s common to turn to fast acting solutions. After all we do live in a ‘quick-fix’ society. […]

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Reasons to Quit: When Smokers Quit—Their Health Benefits Over Time

20 minutes after quitting: Your heart rate and blood pressure drops. (Effect of Smoking on Arterial Stiffness and Pulse Pressure Amplification, Mahmud, A, Feely, J. 2003. Hypertension:41:183.) 12 hours after quitting: The carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal. (US Surgeon General’s Report, 1988, p. 202) 2 weeks to 3 months after quitting: […]

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Setting Goals is All About Making a Commitment to Yourself Repeat after me…"I am CAPABLE, I am CONFIDENT, I am COMPETENT!

Tips for GOAL Setting: 1. Commitment is essential to achievement. Commit to making a change.2. Choose a goal(s).3. Take the required action steps that will move you in the direction of achieving your goal.4. Energize your recipe for success by adding PASSION into the equation.5. Always keep your focus on what you desire. Be SMART […]