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HEALTHY HABITS

THE COST OF EXHAUSTION: KNOW YOUR SLEEP SCHEDULE WITH BRENDA LOUBE OF CORPORATE FITNESS WORKS

THE EFFECTS OF EXHAUSTION ON YOUR BODY ARE STAGGERING. EXHAUSTION CAN INCREASE YOUR APPETITE AND CAUSE YOU TO CRAVE UNHEALTHY FOODS; LEAD TO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, DIABETES, HEART DISEASE, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, AND OBESITY; AND AFFECT YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM AND COGNITIVE ABILITIES.

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xhaustion does not only take a toll on

sleep participants get a night, the quality of sleep,

coherent subject. In other day-to-day situations, an

you mentally and physically, but on your

and the consistency of sleep.

exhausted entrepreneur may be unable to maintain

company as well. Brenda Loube, President

a calm demeanor due to their fatigue. They may

and Founder of Corporate Fitness Works,

“So many people equate long exhausting days

understands the vital role sleep plays in overall

with vitality and success, but that’s not true,”

health and wellness. Sleep is part of the health

says Loube. “The exhausted entrepreneur might

consultation that Corporate Fitness Works offers

find herself in the middle of a presentation to

The first step in preventing exhaustion is to know

within their wellness model to assess how much

a potential client and be unable to present a

your ideal sleep schedule. Most people are not

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have trouble managing their anger, sadness, and fear and that might impact their bottom line.”

WBENC President's Report June/July 2017  
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