Stress Management

Smile AND Include Your Eyes!!

Endorphins are the body’s natural happy drugs! Joy buddies! They make us feel great – happy, peaceful, relaxed and joyful. We can’t synthetically manufacture anything as powerful as endorphins, but humans can do things to produce them anytime! A simple way to release them is to put a big “silly” grin on our faces –…

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10 Commandments For Reducing Stress

Originally written by Hilary Langford and expanded by me! – www.hilary.com.au Hilary Langford is a very talented organizational consultant and she originally wrote these commandments many years ago, but they are just as relevant today as they were then. Thanks Hilary for your creativity! I expanded them today! 1. Thou shalt not be perfect or…

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Creating Life Balance

Stress is a fact of life, but it doesn’t have to be a way of life! How long have we talked about needing life balance and at that same time BEEN doing everything we can to go faster and do more! At work and at home, people expect to do more with less and in…

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What Can Frogs Teach Us About Change?

You have probably heard that old story bandied about in management circles about two frogs. One is put into a pot of boiling water and guess what happens? Of course it jumps out…very quickly! (Smart frog) The other frog is put into a pot of cold water which is put over low heat. The heat…

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Are You an Energy Sucker or an Energy Giver?

Does this happen to you? You wake up in the morning, you have some energy and you walk out you encounter someone else. At the end of 5 minutes with this person you walk away with shoulders slumped saying ‘oh geez, I feel terrible.’ We can now prove in quantum physics that there is an…

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14 Ways to Stay Stressed

For those of you with perfectionist tendencies, here is your dream list! Fourteen ways you can ensure you wake up stressed and stay that way all day! It’s a perfect recipe for relationship problems, career problems, future heart attacks and unhappy families. 1. Stop breathing – breathe shallow and high and you can be permanently…

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Remember to Breathe

Did you know that all disease begins with stress? If you are stressed on a permanent basis your immune system is attacked and weakened and then you are susceptible to all forms of disease; and your performance drops. This post has some tips on stress busting to help boost your performance, productivity AND give you…

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