6 Strategies to Leave Work Stress Behind

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April is Stress Awareness Month. The definition of stress: “a physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation.” The part of that definition that we want to pay attention to is “may be a factor in disease causation.” It is important to remember that…

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5 Tips on Reducing Stress and Anxiety

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A year plus into this pandemic, I still most days wake up and think about the movie “Groundhog Day.” Here we go again, wash, rinse, repeat. Ok, that has definitely increased one’s stress and anxiety. I continue to remind myself; I have never lived through such a time like this in my life. So, it’s…

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Tips to Lowering Your Stress During the Holidays

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The coronavirus has altered how we normally would celebrate the holidays, to say the least. It hasn’t though taken away all the preparations for the holiday season. Because of these added things to juggle along with our everyday lives, the holidays usually bring extra stress, and with the COVID-19 level of stress we are all…

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Tips on Reducing Stress and Anxiety During This Pandemic

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If you listen to my question of the week, I was going to write about Common Mistakes Leaders Make. After listening to people this week, a common theme I heard was around increased stress and anxiety. Hence, this blog. Hope it helps. These days, most mornings I wake up and think about the movie “Groundhog…

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6 Advantages of Taking Breaks at Work

Breaks at Work

Taking breaks at work are not usually something we think about, much less do. A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign study shows that taking breaks can dramatically improve one’s productivity and creativity. The CDC recommends taking a five-minute break every hour no matter whether you work at a desk, do heavy construction work or anything…

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How to Protect Your Most Precious Asset

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Money and investments are certainly high on the list of precious assets. However, you can earn back money you lost or find new investment opportunities. Another precious assest is professional relationships. Your professional network is extremely important to your success. However, to a large extent, your network is in fact renewable. You can repair wounded…

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8 Steps to Prevent Burnout

Prevent Burn Out

Most of us feel burned out at some point in our very busy lives, some more than they want. It’s a challenging thing to manage, since you feel that you are burning candles at both ends, and the demands don’t seem to let up. And yet, it’s likely that you can manage what’s going on…

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