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How to thrive, not survive during the holidays with stress coach, April Likins
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How to Thrive, Not Just “Survive” the Holidays: 10 Stress Relief Tips

The holiday season is suddenly upon us, and while it’s often a time of joy and celebration, it can also overwhelm most, especially high achievers who are prone to over-doing and over-committing. Between the non-stop holiday gatherings, gift buying/wrapping/giving, endless food, shuffling kids around, and Q4 deadlines, it can leave you feeling stressed as you […]

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I’m April Likins

Hey friend! If we haven't met, I am a board-certified health coach and stress relief expert who helps leaders and high achievers go from exhausted, and fried... to flourishing in all areas of their lives. Are you stressed or burned out? Here's how I can support you  Read more.

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Work life integration with stress coach April Likins

How high achievers can break free from overwhelm and burnout. Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed in your daily life, or struggling to navigate everything on your plate? If so, you’re not alone, and you might stress management coaching.  Stress is something we all have to deal with. However, it’s not always easy to manage.  […]

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Inspiring self-care quotes to relieve stress and anxiety from stress coach April Likins

Self-care is more than just a buzzword or a trendy Sunday hashtag – it’s critical to maintaining our mental, emotional, and physical well-being. In our fast-paced lives, we often put the needs of others before our own, which can easily lead to overwhelm, anxiety, and burnout. However, by practicing self-care regularly, we can improve our […]

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A group of matches with one burned out.

There are a lot of myths surrounding burnout and how it happens, but are you clear on what causes it? When you’re burned out you feel stretched thin, chronically exhausted, and life’s demands feel difficult to manage. “One more thing” can feel like the final straw or tipping point that sends everything crashing down. As someone […]

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Women looking down, burned out.

Are you curious about burnout syndrome and what warning signs to watch out for? Burnout can happen to anyone, affecting you mentally, physically, and emotionally. There’s a common misconception that burnout is a medical condition when the World Health Organization states that burnout is caused by “chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” […]

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I believe firmly in the healing power of food. The Greek physician Hippocrates said it best, “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” If you’re feeling under the weather or are looking for a healing anti-inflammatory soup that’s great for your immune system, you’ll love this recipe! It’s packed with garlic, […]

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This is the easiest homemade guacamole recipe EVER – one I love making! It’s delicious too and is always a big hit when I bring it to get-togethers. Avocados are an excellent source of healthy fats like omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial to your brain and skin. They are also an excellent source of […]

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Healthy and sustainable weight loss can be tricky and frustrating. With hundreds of fad diets on the market promising quick and easy methods to lose weight, along with conflicting reports in the media, it can be difficult to even know where to begin. But the truth is, lasting weight loss is more than just eating […]

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My journey to becoming a health coach begins with my father. My dad and I weren’t always close. He was an engineer, software developer, and entrepreneur, so he was incredibly busy, often working 70 or more hour weeks. I can still remember being a small child and longing for him to come home so I […]

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This Fire Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup tastes so good and is easy to make! It’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser – you’ll love it! If you’ve never tried homemade soup before, you might be under the impression that it involves countless ingredients and long hours simmering on the stove. This recipe proves that doesn’t […]

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As a stress expert and coach, I 'm passionate about helping busy women break the cycle of stress and overwhelm so they can life a life they love. It's time to find balance and say goodbye to chronic stress for good.

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I'm a Board certified health coach trained at Duke Integrative Medicine and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition

I'm passionate about helping busy and overwhelmed women reduce their stress, find balance, and feel the confidence, joy, and freedom to live their purpose and passions. I’ve helped hundreds of clients find practical stress management techniques, build their resilience, recover from burnout, and improve their sleep. 

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