want you to stop and think about your life for a minute. Do you work one or more jobs in addition to your online business? Do your duties as a parent, spouse, sibling or adult child keep you too busy? When did you last enjoy a vacation of any kind?

How often do you schedule quality time for yourself?

If you are like me and most of the people I know, you are spending so much time making enough money to pay the bills and keep ahead of the expenses you let other aspects of your life slide.

Stop neglecting any area of your life!

Think about all of the work you do and how burnt out you feel working 10-14 hour days 5-7 days a week. Your mind becomes mush after it focuses on one task for extended periods of time.

Read up on some of the great minds and leaders and you’ll see that they often took the time to take 10-15 minute power naps, to meditate or to enjoy some other diversion which rested their minds.

Your brain is a muscle that gets tired from exertion just like every other muscle. Doing something that generates stress for long periods of time will result in that stress physically manifesting itself in a way that will force you to divert attention to it.

Do yourself a favor and spend time with your family, enjoying something that’s fun, meditate or doing anything but work for a little bit.

I think you’ll find you have better concentration and con more easily focus on your business when you return from your break.

I’ll be adding links and describing various means of recreation over the coming days and weeks in addition to marketing related material because balance should be part of your life and business plan.

One example of what I'm talking about are the Winsor Pilates Videos

Many recipients will unsubscribe from these lists right after the first of the year or they've used a junk email address where they go in and delete all messages without even scanning them to see if they can learn something.

The people that put these projects together AND contribute products or services are making money online. If you aren't making money or you aren't making as much as you'd like, why would you even think about trashing an ezine that might contain an article, tip, trick or unannounced freebie that may be the missing piece of the puzzle you need?

Every good business person knows you must invest in education to increase your income. When you are first starting your business, this investment is usually time looking for free stuff because your budget doesn't include buying educational courses, ebooks or attending seminars.

As your income grows, your need to attend live seminars, buy the higher quality courses and network with your peers should increase as well. Expanding your knowledge is vital to your you being able to expand your income and expanding your relationships with others working within your field is an intangible that will help both you and your business.

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