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Under the work puzzle piece is stress

Stay Alert – know your stressors & de-stress

Not all stress is bad. Stress is a normal response to the demands of work and can be beneficial in short bursts, helping you stay alert and perform at your best.   Elite athletes often believe that adrenaline, one of the main stress hormones, is helpful in improving performance. It is the ‘flight or fight’ hormone, so you can harness it… Read More »Stay Alert – know your stressors & de-stress

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Something you might not know about Gen Z

Last week’s blog highlighted being mindful and the importance of pausing so we can experience putting more life back into life.  Yesterday, I chose to be more mindful while I was on a commuter train, and, right in front of me, were several examples of things I have taken for granted.   What did I see? Besides the beautiful landscape out my window,… Read More »Something you might not know about Gen Z

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Is It Time To Pause? ⏰

We just celebrated World Mental Health Day.   Let’s simplify things this week. Are you in a constant state of rush? What if you were rushing through your morning commute and heard beautiful music being performed from your subway station. Would you stop and listen? Would you even notice?  In 2007, The Washington Post arranged an unusual sociological experiment: Joshua Bell, an… Read More »Is It Time To Pause? ⏰

40% of people think burnout is inevitable

Around the world, 40% of workers say they believe burnout is an inevitable part of success. Does it have to be? During the two plus years of living and working through the pandemic, this has accelerated burnout to unfathomable heights.  U.S. workers said they experienced burnout at an average of 2.3 times in the last year, the highest globally.  So how… Read More »40% of people think burnout is inevitable

Turning Negative Stress Into Positive Change

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Fewer Americans are “thriving” today than 13 months ago.  While daily stress and worry remain steady and near pre-pandemic levels, according to a new life satisfaction poll released in March by the polling firm Gallup: The percentage of adults classified as “thriving” dropped again to 53.2% Thriving rates among independents have dropped steeply since June 2021… Read More »Turning Negative Stress Into Positive Change