Category Archives: Stress

The Darth Vader in Your Office

Is there a Darth Vader in your office? Here’s how to spot–and deal with–your very own Lord Meanie. You’ll remember Darth Vader from the original Star Wars movie. The one with Luke, Han Solo and Princess Leia. What a bad … Continue reading

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Breaking news: Yelling at employees is terribly BAD

Here’s a shocker: If you’re a boss, do not–repeat, DO NOT–yell at your employees. Why not? Because yelling is bad. At least, yelling is bad in work settings. This is according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. … Continue reading

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Harried and humorless at work? Here’s easy help!

“Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.” — Mark Twain Hey you! Have you ever worked in a high-stress environment? … Continue reading

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Hot yoga: From hating it to loving it

The first time I did hot yoga I absolutely HATED it. I swore that I’d never take another hot yoga class. What’s more, I thought the people who liked hot yoga must be insane. See, I was used to vinyasa … Continue reading

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Sleep better with this easy tip

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you have trouble getting back to sleep after waking in the middle of the night? If so, try this easy “belly breathing” sequence, which stimulates the relaxation response.  It works great for me … Continue reading

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What’s your Stress-O-Meter telling you?

Did you know that stress can be good for you? The right amount of stress can present a challenge, and help you clear hurdles–physical or otherwise–in your life. That can leave you feeling jazzed and invigorated. But excess stress can … Continue reading

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Stressed? Push Your Pleasure-Getaway Button

Article first published as Stressed? Push Your Pleasure-getaway Button on Technorati. Your boss is driving you crazy. The kids are acting up. The dog is whining. The house is a disaster. Your mind whirls, your heart races, your muscles tighten. … Continue reading

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