Writing: A Surprisingly Effective Antidote to Stress

While walking rapidly down the hall of the new hospital, in the new city, new state…new everything, three days after the move I had never planned to make, I was delighted to see the face of a good friend from Houston, never questioning why this physician would be in Massachusetts on a Monday morning in […]

Take a Break and Manage Stress

Recent research has highlighted how important it is to take a break at regular intervals throughout the day. When a 3 month survey was undertaken at Sheffield University involving 850,000 people they found that responses, rapid perception and decision-making was better, more effective when people avoided cramming intensively and applied a looser, more relaxed approach. […]

How To Use A Journal To Cut Your Stress

Are you looking for some inside information on journaling? Here’s an up-to-date report from journaling experts who should know. Writing in your journal on a regular basis can actually help you prevent stress. You will learn to think out your problems in an organized way. You will learn how to express yourself and release emotions […]

Are You Experiencing Self Induced Stress? Realize What It Is and What You Can Do About It!

“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.” ~ Marilu Henner Do you find yourself over scheduling events and appointments? Do you fail to communicate with people in […]

To Do Or Not To Do, That Is The Question

Do I do this?  Do I do that?  What do I do?  Sometimes the answer is very straightforward and simple.  Sometimes it is not.  Either way, oftentimes we freeze.  We are afraid of doing the wrong thing… and so we don’t do anything. I had a client who was so worried that she would make […]

Take Control of Your Stress

Stress itself is not a bad thing. A little bit of stress can serve to compel us to action and enhance our performance. But we can also feel overwhelmed with life’s demands. You can learn to listen to your mind and body and make adjustments so that you take control of stress instead of letting […]

7 Key Pillars of Total Relaxation in Your Workplace

1. Record and monitor your stressors. Maintain a record for a week or two to recognise which situations create the most stress and how you react to them. Record your thoughts, feelings and how you dealt with the situation. Analyse your record after the one or two-week period and track where your stressors originated from, […]

How To Overpower Stress and Anxiety

Dust happens. Your house can’t exist in a vacuum, and that’s why it has to be cleaned regularly. Same with the mind. You want to keep it calm and serene, but life kicks up mental and emotional dust that needs to be dealt with. So, how do you deal with it? The key is to […]

Do You Need A Good Night’s Sleep

An increasing number of are us saying how much we are in need of a good night’s sleep. Even after an early night and a full 6-8 hours many of us still feel jaded and unrefreshed. This can gradually impact on several areas of our lives, causing energy levels, good humour and enthusiasm all to […]

35 Ways to Destress

It’s summer and we all know what that means: time outdoors, kids out of school, weddings, holidays, vacationing and stress. Oh, wait — stress? How did that get in there? That’s the thing about stress; it has a habit of just sneaking into our lives when we least expect it, especially during the summer months. […]