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Design & Create The Life of Your Dreams

May 17, 2018 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Most Popular Posts, Peak Performance

As a Peak Performance coach I spend a lot of time identifying personal and professional goals with my clients and helping to create their dream lives of tomorrow. In order to move powerfully into the future, it’s important that we take stock of the past.  Part of the work I[…]

Optimize Your Results This Spring

April 5, 2018 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Most Popular Posts, Peak Performance

Spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, days are getting longer and lush vegetation is beginning to appear. Now is the perfect time to actively prepare your body and mind for the warmer months and to make the most of this wonderful season. Enjoy three of my favorite tips[…]

Optimize & Thrive In Your Workspace

March 8, 2018 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Most Popular Posts, Peak Performance

Creating a beautiful, functional, and enjoyable workspace is vital, especially if you are someone who spends a lot of time at the office. This is not a luxury – it’s a necessity. Enjoying where you work can provide a variety of benefits – it positively impacts your health, mood, stress[…]

Optimize Your Outcomes This Winter

February 22, 2018 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Most Popular Posts, Peak Performance

Now that we are well and truly into the winter months and unless you live in a warm climate – this time of year can begin to feel like quite a challenge. The weather is cold, the days are short, and often we find ourselves spending far more time indoors[…]

Create Deeper Connections This Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2018 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Peak Performance

It’s that time of year again when hearts, roses, and chocolates are seemingly everywhere and everyone is talking about love. Whether you have found that special someone or are still searching – it’s important to remember that Valentine’s Day is about so much more than gift-giving. It’s about turning inwards,[…]

3 Tips to Optimize Your Fall This Year

September 28, 2017 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Peak Performance

As we transition into autumn it can be tempting to slip back into old patterns that may no longer serve us.  It’s easy to become increasingly busy pursuing daily responsibilities and there is less time for self-reflection, exercise, and a sense of play. That being said, just because the summer is[…]

Bring the Benefits of Your Vacation Home

August 17, 2017 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Peak Performance

Summer is a popular time of year to let go of normal routines and to get away. Whether you choose to take a few days or a few weeks off, and while vacation is usually all about fun – the benefits can be quite profound. We all know the feeling[…]

The Power of Unplugging

June 8, 2017 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Peak Performance

Dear Friends, Every now and again we all need a break. After an eventful 2016 and early 2017, I am taking some time off to recenter and recharge. While I often recommend that my clients find a way to do this, I have found it difficult to fit a vacation[…]

Get Serious About Fun & Reap the Benefits

June 1, 2017 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Peak Performance

As adults, prioritizing time to truly unwind can be a challenge or feel wasteful. That being said, scientists are increasingly compiling evidence that play may be just as vital to our health and well-being as food, exercise, and sleep. Like so many social interactions, the concept of “fun” is something[…]

Fast-Track Your Path Toward Peak Performance

May 4, 2017 ‐ Posted by Sylvaine Hughson ‐ Under: Peak Performance

There was a time when those seeking Peak Performance put all their energy and effort into one area of their life. Today, we know that taking a more balanced and harmonious approach produces better and more sustainable results.  Below are three considerations to keep in mind on your path toward[…]