54 results for tag: workplace stress


The Three Principles of Enduring Health: A Natural Approach to Sustainable Wellness, Energy and Vitality

Sir Winston Churchill once said, "Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have." Similarly, Dr. Shan Hussain feels that a healthy team is the greatest asset any organization can have. The wealth of a company depends on the health of the ...
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Take Back Control of Your Career…and Your Life!

Time and again we hear from executives who are stressed out, downsized, or need a change but don't know what that change might look like. Often what those executives need is to trade their corporate job in for working for themselves as an entrepreneur. ...
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How Do You Find Balance?

It seems like balance is a never-ending quest that we seek in our lives. Oftentimes, our lives feel ‘out of balance’. What does that mean to have a life that is out of balance? Spending too much time at work? Not enough time with your family? If ...
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Be Happier, Have More Energy, Clearer Thinking and Higher Quality Output

You have worked very hard to get where you are. But are you happy? It's all too common for those at the executive level to have so many important demands on their time and energy pulling them in multiple directions. It's also common to think that burnout, ...
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Find Focus, Calm, and Joy Through a Mindful Day

Do you have a properly developed "mindfulness muscle"? Mindfulness can be thought of as paying attention to our direct experiences in the moment with openness and curiosity. That means the mind is not in the past, obsessing over something that happened ...
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Depression: When the Drugs Don’t Work

Let's not trivialize anything - depression is very real. As someone who has personally experienced it, lost friends to suicide, and also consulted thousands of patients with clinical depression in my past years as a doctor, I know how real it is. A few ...
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Trusted Advice: Carry Your Own Weather

Wouldn't it be great if we could carry our own weather? The sun would always be shining, skies clear and blue, warm air with a gentle breeze, and best of all – no humidity. Ahh. That sounds lovely. While we can't do that with external weather, Mother ...
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You’re More Resilient Than You Give Yourself Credit For

In my role as a professor at the Brandeis International Business School, I teach a course each fall about acting outside your comfort zone. Each student in the class chooses a behavior outside their comfort zone to work on. For some, it's public speaking; ...
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3 Tips to Stop Feeling so Overworked and Overwhelmed

Just the other day I was working with a highly competent, high-achieving executive, whose penchant for over scheduling and over-committing was running him into the ground. He was the classic multitasking perfectionist, trying to jam 25 hours into a 24-hour ...
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What I Learned From Talking With 44 Managers About Delivering Bad News

One of the greatest challenges as a manager is delivering bad news. For many managers – especially first time, or novice managers – the experience of delivering bad news, during a layoff conversation or even a negative performance review – can be ...
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The Message of Emotions

Most writings on managing emotions speak to the topic by providing generic emotional management strategies: taking charge of your thoughts, use relaxation to decrease your physiological arousal, take control of and generate effective behavior patterns, take ...
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Come on Get Happy: The Secret to a Better Career and Life

It's possible to be happy even after being fired, getting overlooked for a promotion, or experiencing a major setback at work or a loss in your life. You don't control the circumstances or events in your life, but you do control how you feel about them. ...
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