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Maximum Threshold

You’ve heard of maximum security, maximum overdrive, and even maximum heart rate. I have recently named a state of mind as “maximum threshold.” Maximum threshold is the ultimate level of stress you can handle before you have to give yourself a day off. It varies from person to person, and week to week. Even if …

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When the Battery is Dying

I don’t know about you, but I can only sustain high energy and laser pinpoint focus toward a project for so long. Between my day job, and keeping a house running, and squeezing in some down time, I get tired. I get so tired, in fact, that when I actually have a day off, I …

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Stress and Naps

Have you ever noticed that the older we get, the more we think of naps as a gift? I had some time off last week and spent my first afternoon off napping with the cat. I got a lovely massage that morning and after lunch decided I really should close my eyes for a bit. …

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