Keeping up when on-the-go as a busy professional

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Okay, I think it’s no secret that as professionals, we are BUSY.

I, for one, have been more busy I have ever been. And no surprise there. I’m working a full time job, maintaining the blog, AND having a business on my own… takes a lot of dedication and well planned time management to keep this going.

Energy is needed. Support is needed. I perform my best when I’m at my best. I want to talk about a few things that help me stay in tip top mental shape when I’m on-the-go and busy like a bee.

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1. Support my immune system

I do a lot of things to help support my daily grind. One of the things I always include in my daily supplement repertoire, no matter what season, is some vitamin C! A good way to do that is from Ester-C.

Second thing to help your immune system is to drink plenty of WATER! Keep them fluids moving through so the toxins keep getting flushed out and everything is overall working the way it should be.

2. Getting enough rest

Rest is so important. I make it a point to get at least 7-8 hours of shut eye every night. Obviously not every single night is perfect but overall I aim for 8. I know I can work and act optimally then and be the power lady I can be when I’m on-the-go.

3. Planning!

I already talked about this but honestly I love to plan. I love to go ALONG with a plan. And I think planning is a big part of success in anything including seeing your multiple projects move forward to fruition. But it’s not only good for work.. it’s also true for daily lifestyle habits.

I plan out my workouts, what I’m going to eat during the week, and what I’m up to after work. It helps me stay on track and feel like things are moving along smoothly. For example, I take my supplements every morning before breakfast, and some after breakfast. Ester-C is non-acidic and stomach friendly :)

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So, you’re probably like alright – tell me more about this Ester-C supplement already. Alrighty. The best way to learn more about it is to check them out on their website, Facebook and Twitter. But I like to buy it from Walmart in their supplement aisle (bonus tip: it’s on rollback now!).

Check it out and keep up this year friends! Get the support you need!

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Meet Andrea. A successful 30 something girl. We will walk with her through her day today and look for some patterns.

It is Wednesday today, the day when Andrea usually goes for her morning yoga in the park. The classes start at 6.30AM so she still has time for a quick shower before she gets into her office. But not today. Today Matt (well, he’s a ‘keeper’) asked her to accompany him for breakfast as he has some important business growth ideas he needs someone to bounce off.

Of course she said ‘yes’. But also, she didn’t want to miss on her morning workout. 5.30AM her alarm clock rings as she decided to wake up half an hour earlier than usually to go for a quick run. Then, she will come back home, take a shower, dress nicely and will be ready for the breakfast as promised. Lucky, there is always a way to find a compromise!

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