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I Quit

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

But in the process of change and of letting go of what you're used to and what's felt comfortable to you, you'll first experience mental and emotional resistance. This is a positive signal that you're going through withdrawal, and it's time to add replacement behaviors and thoughts to your life.

It's Not You, It's Your Support Structure

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

When you feel stuck, overwhelmed, or unmotivated, it's easy to isolate yourself if you have introverted tendencies or work alone. Yet often, the best way to make it through a difficult time in your business is to reach out to others.

Tame Your Inner Routine Rebel By Recognizing These Roadblocks

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

One of the biggest reasons you don't want to follow a routine is that you want to feel in control of your choice of what you do or don't do. But as anyone with no routines can testify, a lack of structure can leave you feeling completely out-of-control. Here are some ways to reframe the way you think about routines so that you can still feel in charge.

A 10-Part Strategy for Boosting Daily Productivity

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Do you begin your day full of grand intentions of all that you want to accomplish, yet somehow end up going to bed feeling as if you've gotten nothing done?

Finding the Balance Between Good Stress and Good Relaxation

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

It is important to find stress reduction techniques to counteract the negatives in life. With relaxation tips and changes to your daily routine, you can find the state of calmness that will produce a healthier you.

Why Being Happier Helps You Manage Your Time

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Fear doesn't have to mess with our productivity. We can reduce fear to nothing more than a passing, momentary impact on our lives -- it all comes down to how we handle it.

Quick, Easy, Healthy Meal-Planning Ideas

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

After a long day at work, sometimes the easiest thing to do for dinner seems like ordering greasy takeout or buzzing by the drive thru. But even "heal...

From Resolution to Routine to Reality

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

It's a bright and shiny new year. If you're like most of the world's population, you've made resolutions or at least thought a bit about what you woul...

One Simple Trick to Dramatically Reduce Stress in 2014

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 03.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Life rarely perfectly follows a plan. But that doesn't mean that you should just give up and not make a plan. It means that you should embrace a realistic expectation of what planning can and can not do for you.

7 Ways to Experience the Often-Elusive Joy of Christmas

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

This can lead to a lot of guilt when you don't feel that you're living up to the ideals you have in your head or when you do live up to those standards but feel miserable while doing so and then feel even worse because you're supposed to feel jolly.

Giving Time

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

As you look at life from the perspective of what will make you most proud in the end, I believe that you'll discover much of it has to do with giving. So let's give back and reward those who join us in making the end of 2013 merry and bright.

How to Have More Time and Energy For Relationships

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

By taking this more compassionate approach toward yourself, you'll have the opportunity to do more of what you enjoy and attract the kind of people who love participating in these activities with you.

Journaling Insights

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Calm. Relaxed. Peaceful. Authentic. As I journaled about where I saw myself right now, these words came to mind: calm, relaxed, peaceful, authentic, ...

Never Be Late Again With the 'On Time Is Late' Principle

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Life rarely perfectly follows a plan. But that doesn't mean that you should just give up and not make a plan. It means that you should embrace a realistic expectation of what planning can and can not do for you.

3 Ways to Leverage Your Time to Restore Work-Life Balance

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

When you care deeply about your career and receive a great deal of satisfaction from what you do, this phrase can become the mantra for your life: When in doubt, work.

How to Have More Fun

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Being effective at time investment isn't about just getting more things done: It's also about freeing up time and space in your schedule so you have m...

Putting Yourself First: Don't Take the Easy Way

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Too often we take the easy way... When we always put responding to other people's needs above meeting our own.