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CLIENT PROGRAMMING


STRESS AND LACK OF SLEEP ARE MAKING YOUR CLIENTS FAT!


By Sherri McMillan


p.m., had dinner, and sat on the front porch talk- ing with your neighbours? Most of the stress we all experience is self-im- posed because we are trying to achieve something we believe will bring us happiness. It reminds me so much of the classic film "Citizen Kane". If you remember the story, it was about a young boy whose mother came into some money and sent him away to the best schools. He grew up to be one of the most wealthiest, influential men on the planet. He had everything that money could buy. But he also had two failed marriages, no solid friendships, and lots of enemies. On his deathbed, he whispers one word "RoseBud", the name of his sled he used to play with when he lived with his mom. The camera fades away with a clip of his estate and all his possessions being burned. In that instant the message is clear. He spent his entire life trying to make money to collect the things that all burned in the end. And the only happy memory he has when he dies is not of the money or the things or his business or his multi-million dollar estate. It is that of him playing in the snow when he was a young child—when life was simpler. I firmly believe you can be too rich and it can have just as much of a negative effect as being too poor. We can take the message to heart and ask


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ourselves, do we have our priorities in order? Are our clients’ priorities in check? Are we and our clients doing the things in our life we want to be doing? Why do we let the little things get to us? Successful stress management happens first by taking a different perspective on our life and adjusting our attitudes and actions accordingly. There has been quite a bit of research recently


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et's face it, it’s common for people to be running from appointment to appointment, deadline to deadline always feeling behind on everything. Whatever happened to the days where you actually got home at around 5:30


“Provide clients with a list of anti-stress activities that they can post and have readily available when needed.”


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