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Extreme Self-care: Make Time for Yourself
If you've recently experienced loss or are going through a time of high-stress or uncertainty, it's important that you make a special effort to look after yourself. Here are a few things you can do to care for yourself physically and emotionally:- Take time out.
Those Deceiving Emotions
Deceiving? You bet they are. How? Without your even knowing it, the effects of anger, frustration, and resentment can take a toll on your life.
Understanding StressStress has been called "the invisible disease". It is a disease that may affect you, your organization, and any of the people in it, so you cannot afford to ignore it.
How Are You Achieving Rejuvenation for Peak Performance?
When was the last time that you truly took a mental break from work? Many of us in North America are now getting out our calendars to gear up for summer vacations, so it's timely to discuss how we use our "downtime" to enhance our ability to excel in our businesses and our workplaces.The book The Power of Full Engagement, by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz, 2003, uses an enlightening analogy from their studies of world-class athletes.
Common SENSS Stress Control
Statistics show that all of us experience stress at one point in time or another. It is no longer a question of whether or not we are stressed, but rather how much stress we can tolerate.
Stress & Performance: How Much is Just Right?
WHAT THE RESEARCH SAYSExperts in the stress management field have traditionally found it difficult to pinpoint how much stress is optimum. A very recent study, carried out by the University of Ohio, showed the relationship really depended on your definition of performance.
Conquer Stress and Anxiety Naturally With This Safe and Effective Method
Rhodiola Rosea is the latest natural remedy to join the arsenal
of natural anxiety and stress reducers.Rhodiola Rosea, also known as Golden Root, is a native plant of
Sometimes C.O.P.I.N.G Is All We Can Do
We strive for excellence in our lives, going at full throttle, but sometimes we are faced with a situation where all we do is "hurry up and wait".That's when we need to learn about coping.
Seven Steps to Reducing Stress and Reclaiming Your Life at Work
According to the StressPulse survey by ComPsych Corporation completed at the end of 2003 and is still valid today:· Employees in the category of high stress have increased by 15%
· More than 29% of employees come to work five or more times a year when they are too stressed or distracted to be effective
· 63% have high levels of stress with extreme fatigue or feeling out of control
· 32% have constant but manageable stress levels
· 43% lose one or more hours per day in productivity due to stressThe Definition of BurnoutAt some point in your career you will experience burnout. No matter how much you enjoy your job there will come a time when you just do not feel like doing it anymore.
Mental and Physical Stress
All people experience stress and anxiety in one form or another. Sometimes it can be helpful but if allowed to become chronic, it produces a physically debilitating, unhealthy and destructive mind-set that actually increases stress levels and lowers immune system efficiency.
26 ways to minimize and manage the unhealthy effects of stress, anxiety and burnout.No doubt about it - we live in an increasingly competitive and stressful world.
Human Conditiong, Stress Management and Music
The predominant role human conditioning plays in a stressful environment. Perspective, reaction and remedy.
Empowerment for Highly Sensitive People: Part 1
Are you a person who has a keen imagination, a deep inner life,
and vivid colorful dreams? Do you need time alone on a regular
basis? Do people who know you say you are "too sensitive"?Do your feelings overwhelm you? Are you deeply moved by music or
art? If you answered yes, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person or
HSP.In her series of books, the author Elaine Aron details the
experiences and challenges of the approximately 15-20% of the
population who are highly sensitive persons or HSP's.
Quick Steps On Handling Stress
Looking for some quick stress relief?Edward W. Smith, motivational speaker, author and TV show host, who specializes in quick tips on how to move your life ahead even faster, offers the following advice.
The Three Rs of Handling Your Emotions
My son was watching a Richard Scarry video this morning as I was doing my usual rushing around, getting ready to leave the house. He's watched it countless times, but I've never managed to sit through the entire thing.
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