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7 Dangers to Skipping Breaks

By Marvae Eikanas | September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Frequently I’m so energized and focused on my work that time has a way of slipping away. I love when that happens. They call that sense of being in the zone “flow.” It feels like the only thing that matters is what I am doing right now. I am fully present. Time is on my…

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How to Be More Assertive

By Marvae Eikanas | September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Miss P is my youngest granddaughter and as she edges closer to her first birthday, she has been asserting herself more and more. This little lady has opinions and is not shy about voicing them. In light of the fact that she only speaks a word or two, it is quite amazing that she can…

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What’s the Big Deal?

By Marvae Eikanas | September 4, 2018 | 4 Comments

It’s hard to fathom, but it won’t be long before my first born will be 30. He’s now the proud father of two. When he was much younger, he was prone to whining and crying when things didn’t go his way. He heard the phrases “stop whining” and “stop crying” so often that he would…

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How to Communicate Like a Pro!

By Marvae Eikanas | August 28, 2018 | 2 Comments

It’s rare to meet anyone who has truly mastered the art of communication, even though communicating is something you do every day. For some, drafting an articulate letter or email comes easily, but being able to think on your feet and express yourself well verbally is tough! For others, it’s the other way around. Some…

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Are Your Cravings Feeding Your Fear Monster?

By Marvae Eikanas | August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s not unusual to have food cravings when you’re pregnant. Pickles and ice cream were not what I craved with I was expecting my first baby. Nor did I crave Cheetos dipped in yogurt, spoonfuls of peanut butter topped with hot sauce, or sand – that’s the strangest pregnancy craving I heard of by far!…

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The Secret to Getting Results

By Marvae Eikanas | August 14, 2018 | 6 Comments

Setting goals is the easy part. You know where you want to be! Your goals may be personal or professional, but you’ve got goals! You want to be 10 pounds lighter, finish writing that book, add half-dozen clients, successfully communicate with your spouse or co-workers, or perhaps you’d like to complete a blog a month.…

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8 Ways to Be a More Balanced Leader

By Marvae Eikanas | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Balance is a tricky. It’s your ability to respond to both external forces, as well as internal forces, in a way that allows you to maintain equilibrium, to be steady. It takes a strong core and your entire body working together for you to successfully balance – your brain, eyes, ears, and stabilizing muscles. A…

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How to Put an End to Procrastinating

By Marvae Eikanas | July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve tasted the fruit of procrastination. You probably have too! It yields a hefty crop of stress, anxiety, frustration, and tasks left undone! Procrastination also has a way of chipping away at your self-esteem and unfortunately, tasks put off rarely get easier! On the surface, it might seem that wishful thinking is at play. Surely,…

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Confused About Coaching?

By Marvae Eikanas | July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

It happens all the time! When people discover that I’m a Life and Leadership Coach, they kindly nod and smile, yet the blank expression on their face gives away that they really have no idea what I do. Some attempt to get advice. A few wonder if I am trying to replace God in people’s…

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How to Be More Focused, Productive, and Sane!

By Marvae Eikanas | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Do you find yourself lacking focus and filling your plate with more than you can handle? I call that the “The Taco Salad Principle.” It isn’t just what you allow your plate; it’s also what you allow to fill your mind. And when your mind is filled to overflowing, it creates stress, anxiety, and frustration!…

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