Experiencing coronavirus fatigue? You’re not alone. What can you do about it?

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In these coronavirus-impacted times, fatigue seems to be a near-universal experience. Many people are wondering why they feel so tired when they’ve just had weeks of reduced activities and travel. But coronavirus fatigue is real. And the good news is that you can take charge of your energy and wellbeing! Read on to find out more.

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How-to: Life area measurement exercise

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In my post on self-care, I recommend that you conduct a life area measurement exercise. This simple exercise will help you identify what aspects of life are important to you, and how you’re doing in those areas. Knowing this is the first step to making your life more awesome! This post will guide you through the process.

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Leadership Toolbox: how to create a self-care plan

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As leaders, we need a comprehensive toolbox to succeed in our roles. I’ll be publishing a series of posts on leadership tools in coming months, so keep an eye out! I am starting this series with self-care because I believe it is the single most important tool for our toolbox.

It may feel like an entirely “selfish” practice because we are turning our energy towards ourselves, rather than directly serving those we lead. But there’s a reason that airline safety videos tell you to put your own oxygen mask on before helping others. A good self-care practice supports our wellbeing, allowing us to live a more awesome life, doing all the great things we dream of, and enjoying ourselves for many years to come.

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