Do you really know what will make you happy? Many times we believe that if we just had a particular job or that special house or the perfect relationship, we’d be happy. But often, once we get what we thought we wanted, the reality of what is required to have it and keep it sets in. The author of this article encourages us to really think about what will make us happy now, and then consider what changes we may … Read the rest
Category Archives: Work/Life
According to health enews, researchers found that dealing with rude co-workers on a regular basis not only creates a toxic environment, but their uncivil behavior can be contagious and spread through the office like a virus. As a result of their findings, researchers advise people to make a conscious effort regarding their attitudes. One psychiatrist also suggests that “If you feel frustrated after an impolite interaction, take a few minutes to yourself to take deep breaths and regroup before … Read the rest
At a time when employers are requiring more of each of us, it is imperative that we establish a semblance of balance. Each person must learn to manage an ever-increasing workload. The author of this article suggests that total devotion to your job may lead to mental fatigue, resulting in lower quality work as well as reduced creativity and inability to solve problems effectively. The author says that it is critical for each individual to understand his own optimal parameters, … Read the rest
Some people exercise regularly, eat all the right foods, and do all they can to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. However, a vast majority of us keep telling ourselves that we need to exercise more, cut back on sweets or make other changes for a healthier life. Knowing what we need to do and actually doing it are two different things. Those who sit for long periods of time during the work day, have even more to be concerned … Read the rest
Does your life sometimes feel overloaded? Do you seem to find yourself saying “yes” when what you really want to say is “no” when asked to do something? The author of this article gives four simple ways to help you begin to speak up and stop taking on so much. The result will be a happier, healthier you.… Read the rest
April is National Stress Awareness Month. This is a good time to take a look at how you feel at work and determine if you’re dealing with stress properly so you don’t get burned out. The author of this article talked to some experts to get advice on smart tactics for tackling work-related stress.
April is also Counseling Awareness Month. If you find that you are having a difficult time dealing with stress, or any other issue, consider talking to … Read the rest
Occasionally, we can all have unproductive days at work. If we don’t figure out how to manage them, we could potentially end up feeling guilty and overwhelmed by the amount of work that has to be accomplished—not to mention having a to-do list that is twice as long as the previous day’s list. The author of this article offers four actions (and some tools) that we can employ to overcome these types of days at work.… Read the rest
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