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Dr. Linda Friedland

Do You Have Sitting Disease?

25 July, 2016 Linda Friedland Executive HealthOriginally posted on NutriLiving.com Sitting is the most underrated health threat of our time. It has been unmasked as a major risk factor for early death and chronic disease. Some have called sitting, the new smoking. It’s really more like sun exposure, in that a short amount may be good for you, but too much is deadly. “But wait,” you protest, “I may sit all day at work, but I exercise three times a week.” The bad news is that exercise is not an antidote for sitting; it doesn’t negate the risk. Sitting, itself, is an independent risk factor for...
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Why Stress May Be Good for You

19 July, 2016 Linda Friedland StressOriginally posted on NutriLiving.com Almost everyone, everywhere experiences stress. Stress cuts through cultures, genders, and economic positions – neither the rich nor the poor are immune, and the young are just as susceptible as the old. It’s the singular theme that emerges from every meeting in the diverse countries where I lecture. Stress has become the number one obstacle to life satisfaction. But here’s the surprising thing: stress, itself, is not the enemy! In reality, positive stress is the key to growth because it drives and motivates us. For a muscle to grow, it must experience stress, which stimulates and steers performance...
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Having It All: A Womans Guide to Work-Life Balance

04 July, 2016 Linda Friedland Work-life BalanceOriginally posted on NutriLiving.com For some women, the way we work isn’t quite working. In reality ‘having it all,’ as we have come to know it, is utterly exhausting. We have prided ourselves in our capacity to do it all – raise a family, build a thriving career, maintain relationships, and stay on top of everything. The reality is that something always gets sacrificed. It’s neither work nor the children, but rather our energy that takes the brunt. For most of us, ‘having it all’ isn’t a philosophical debate because the majority of women who choose to have a family,...
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The New Performance Paradigm: How to Increase Energy at Work

27 June, 2016 Linda Friedland PerformanceOriginally posted on NutriLiving.com Sustaining High Performance If there’s one quality that we seek for our organizations and ourselves, it’s sustained high performance in the face of ever-increasing stress and rapid change. Performance is a broad term encompassing focus, motivation, mental stamina, energy, and the ability to achieve business targets. However, the source of such performance is as elusive as the Fountain of Youth. And even when it’s in our grasps, the real challenge is sustaining it. The constant expectations, demands, and deadlines lead us to depletion and exhaustion. One global study of 90,000 employees across 18 countries revealed that only one...
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5 Ways to Turbo-Charge Your Energy

20 June, 2016 Linda Friedland PerformanceOriginally posted on NutriLiving.com You're hoping to feel energized and focused throughout the day. Yet by 2pm, your energy sags. You have heaps of emails to get through, presentations to deliver, and two or three more meetings in the long hours ahead. You grab a cookie at your desk, drink another coffee and keep going, all the while feeling more and more depleted. The demands, deadlines, and expectations piling up at a crazy pace leaves you feeling exhausted. You wonder whether or not sustaining your energy and performance is just an elusive dream. Faster, bigger, more and more. This ethos of our...
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Four Ways to Turbo Charge your Energy

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