Balancing your business, life, and family with your mental and physical health can seem almost impossible at times. These female founders have some amazing self-care tips that will help keep your life well-rounded!
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Behind the closed doors and stalls of ladies’ rooms everywhere exists is a safe space where women talk about all kinds of personal things -- sometimes with total strangers.
Renowned physician educator and women’s health advocate, Donnica Moore MD, recreates that safe place with her podcast “In
“There isn’t a worthwhile thing in the world that can’t be accomplished with good hard work. You’ve got to want something first and then have to go after it with all your heart and soul.”
-Margaret Rudkin, Founder of Pepperidge Farm
Read more about Margaret Rudkin's story and how
“To protect your energy…
It’s okay to cancel a commitment.
It’s okay to not answer that call.
It’s okay to change your mind.
It’s okay to be alone.
It’s okay to take a day off.
It’s okay to do nothing.
It’s okay to speak up.
It’s okay to let go.”
Breathe. Close your eyes and try inhaling for four counts and exhaling for four counts. This breathing will center your mind and body, reducing and anger and stress. (Some may even say to inhale positivity and exhale any negative thoughts you have).
Sometimes it’s crucial to laugh at your mistakes. Because guess what? You’re not the only one who makes them! Dwelling on your past is the single most self-destructive thing you can do. Instead, try laughing and moving on. Just look at comedians, they find humor
It is important to stay balanced in your life while starting your own business (or doing anything for that matter!). Set goals for yourself! I'm not talking about business goals; I’m talking about personal goals. You can start off small with day to day activities
After the tragic recent passing of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, it is important to address the issues involving mental health. Entrepreneurs specifically can endure extreme stress and uncertainty. Beyond that, they may go through it alone if they don’t have a mentor or partner.
Ways to study and treat mental illness are going digital and investors are backing them.
What's happening? With advancements in artificial intelligence and cognitive science (e.g., IBM Watson), the mental health industry is turning digital, and startups are seizing opportunities to help heal. Venture Capital funding