Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

Dumb Little Man

Stress plays a huge role in our lives. Some of the biggest factors that contribute to the increase in stress are work and money. How can we reduce our stress? One of the effective ways of reducing stress is to take a vacation and travel. Traveling takes you away from that stressful environment. Hence, the thrilling events that you encounter during vacation can boost your self-confidence. The amount of stress that traveling can reduce is substantial.

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How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

Dumb Little Man

Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. A stressed-out employee will never be able to perform well. Although it can leave the employees baffled, it’s a good way for them to release the stress. Apart from this, managers can do the following to help stressed-out employees: Clear Goals. It gives him the boost to do even better and it also makes him feel more confident. How to deal with emotional stress.

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7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

Dumb Little Man

Stress is a silent killer and if you’re not doing well in coping with stress at work, it can spell problems for you. Stress can strike anyone, even the most optimistic and energetic of people. The next thing you know, you’ve lost your focus, energy, and confidence. Studies show that stress is one of the leading causes of chronic health conditions. Heart disease, accelerated aging, and diabetes are linked to stress. Yes, stress is inevitable.

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The Most Important Tips For Dealing With Bully At Work

Dumb Little Man

This can cause stress, lack of confidence, and low productivity at work. See Also: 5 Ways To Cope With Workplace Stress. Stress WorkplaceYou may have thought that bullying was left behind back in your school, but you’d be surprised to know that bullying can still occur in the workplace. As you get older, the effects of bullying can lead to many health concerns , including physical and psychological effects.

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How Social Media Seriously Harms Your Mental Health

Dumb Little Man

This consequently breeds envy, depression, and lack of confidence. According to a study carried conducted in the University of Pennsylvania, a decrease in the time you spend on social media would largely decrease the level of stress, depression, and loneliness that you feel as you go through life. Social media forms a major part in the lives of millions of people all over the world.

The Surprising Benefits of Giving Back on Your Mental Health

Dumb Little Man

The report revealed that of the respondents that participated in volunteering activities within 12 months of the study, 94% said it made their moods better, 76% were healthier, and 78% said that their stress levels had reduced. Volunteering Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety. This social contact can give you “helper’s high” which significantly reduces anxiety and stress. And with a healthy body and a content mind, one is bound to feel fulfilled and self-confident.

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Health Benefits of Sewing: Sew or Quilt for A Healthier Life

Dumb Little Man

Below are some of its mental health benefits: It relieves stress. It allows you to slowly isolate yourself from the things that stress you out. This doesn’t mean that sewing doesn’t cause any stress at all. However, this will help you to slowly get accustomed to such sensations and teach you how to deal with unexpected and stressful situations more easily. It improves your self-confidence. Everybody needs a healthy hobby in their lives.

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6 Ways to Deal With an Insecure Partner

Dumb Little Man

With the huge pressures that life can put on relationships — from work-related stress to health issues, becoming parents and even social media — it’s no wonder many of us feel insecure at times. Likewise, most of us have, at one point or another, found ourselves trying to reassure a partner who doesn’t feel as confident in a relationship as they should.

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How to Make Meal Planning a Fun Kitchen Adventure

Dumb Little Man

How often can you give them confident replies? When you plan meals, don’t stress out about creating a gourmet type of dishes. Meal planning will minimize your stress. How many times a week do your kids ask you what’s for dinner? If you’re always fussing about what to cook or eat the whole week, don’t fret because there’s a solution for you. Meal planning. Have you tried this? A meal plan is composed of sets of dishes to cook and consume for the rest of the week.

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How To Become Bitter and Resentful in 9 Easy Steps

Dumb Little Man

Focusing on your wins and taking a moment to let them sink in might give you a small boost of confidence that will help you win your next challenge. Of course, they are not actually gone so while they linger in the back of your mind they keep stressing you out, affecting other aspects of your life as well. There are all sorts of benefits to being bitter and resentful.

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10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Marriage

Dumb Little Man

Exercising regularly will bring you more self-confidence and increase the mood-boosting hormones in your body. It gives you more chance to confide and share each other’s feelings. It is very easy for your wife to stress against you. You want your love to be with you forever, but you don’t know how to improve your marriage. You always make it your priority, but you do not know whether your partner does or not.

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12 Tips On How To Shop For The Perfect Wedding Dress

Dumb Little Man

Although this is a stressful time for many brides, it doesn’t have to be. These 12 quick tips can help you go into your search with confidence that you’ll find the perfect dress for your perfect wedding day celebration. You’ve got the ring, set the date, and now it’s time to shop for your dream wedding dress. So how you go about shopping for the perfect wedding dress?

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10 Things That Are Essential For A Great Office Environment

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This not only cuts down the interruption and stress but also boosts productivity. Trust and support are what the employees need to feel more confident and relaxed in their jobs. Such sitting options give a sense of freedom and can improve energy and mood during stressful periods. That said, making room for indoor table tennis or outdoor basketball hoops will make your employees de-stress and relax in between their tasks. A great workplace does not happen by accident.

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5 Strategies for Overcoming Self-Doubt

Dumb Little Man

Each mistake is a learning opportunity and each mini-milestone builds confidence. If you are experiencing a low and stressful moment, you could also consider adding adaptogenic herbs like Ashwagandha or a supplement like L-Tyrosine. Some studies suggest that Ashwagandha helps ease anxiety and L-tyrosine has been shown to improve concentration and attention during stressful periods. We all have moments of self-doubt.

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5 Things Your Hair Can Tell About Your Overall Health

Dumb Little Man

Not only are flakes considered eye sores that taint your image to the public and hurt your confidence, but they also cause you unnecessary problems. Stress may also be the cause of dandruff. It could then likely be due to chronic stress, fatigue or poor diet. Diabetes or chronic stress is even linked to serious hair fall. Your hair is not only your crowning glory. More importantly, it reflects your overall health.

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The Benefits of Workplace Routines and How to Set Them Up

Eat Your Career

When you follow a routine that really works, you can feel confident that the outcome will be the same each time. Reduce Stress. This reduces both the time and stress of decision-making throughout your day. I’m a huge fan of workplace routines. I use them on a daily and weekly basis, and I truly believe they play a major role in my productivity. Workplace routines are like rituals—specific, pre-established ways of doing things that need to happen on a regular basis.

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Time Management for the Modern Assistant

Office Dynamics

Starting each day with confidence, positivity, and passion for progress often equates to a successful day. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Productivity Stress Management Time ManagementYear after year, one of the biggest struggles executive assistants report to me is effective time management. Let’s face it: your days are chaotic. You’re pulled in a million different directions, and many of you have multiple leaders to support.

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How to Deal with an Intimidating Boss

Eat Your Career

For example, when under stress, your boss may get extra moody. Your lack of confidence and self-worth may be contributing to your feelings of intimidation far more than anything they are doing. Let’s face it: Everyone has had an intimidating boss. After all, there’s a clear hierarchy in the relationship—bosses are inherently “superior” to employees. They have authority over you. They can, in essence, make or break your career future.

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18 Books Every Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant Should Read

Office Dynamics

Does taking time off lead to more stress than relaxation because you’re worried what will (or won’t) happen at the office while you’re gone? 13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do: Own Your Power, Channel Your Confidence, and Find Your Authentic Voice for a Life of Meaning and Joy by Amy Morin. Successful Women Speak Differently: 9 Habits That Build Confidence, Courage, and Influence by Valorie Burton.

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Podcast 134: Set achievable goals

Clutter Coach

But for many people, setting a BHAG for everything we want to do in life is just stressful. It’s not cheating to pick a project small enough to be totally confident you’ll finish it. I’ve already succeeded at something so my confidence is high. Second, working toward a goal you know you can reach is much less stressful. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here!

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Set Healthy Boundaries at Work

Office Dynamics

An important component to self-management versus stress-management is to set healthy boundaries in the workplace. You are confident, peaceful, in control (not walked over), respected, like a peer or business partner and viewed as a leader. In this article what kind of boundaries and with whom. As administrative assistants and executive assistants, you can often feel like setting boundaries might get you fired or your leader will think you are not a team player.

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Podcast 132: Decision controls

Clutter Coach

In high-stress environments, we also found ‘situational awareness’ was limited; commanders were operating very much in the here and now rather than anticipating what may happen next.”. It applies to any time you’re in a high stress situation. You could just leap into action (often a perfectly viable idea) or you could pretend you’re a fire fighter and run through those questions, adding on a third which is: am I confident this is the best practicable solution?

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Gratitude First: A 30 Day Challenge


In the past, I have struggled with my health (Cancer, ulcer, stress, migraines, etc.) I’m not there yet, but I maintain confidence that I’ll be there someday. I attribute a lot of this confidence to my gratitude journal. Note from Mike: Expressing gratitude can really make a difference in your productivity so rather than speak to it myself, I went to the expert, my good friend Karl Staib. Karl dedicates his attention and focus to helping others display and share gratitude.

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How to Prepare for An Office Move: Top Tips You Should Know

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Although it can be stressful, it’s not something you need to be afraid of. There’s one serious downside to moving offices that can’t be ignored, and that’s the stress of it all. It’s likely to have a very detrimental effect on the workload and stress levels of pretty much everyone in the office. Fortunately, there are ways to minimize this stress and make the move happy and prosperous for your business and staff.

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The Positive Mental Health Effects of Self-Employment

Small Business Labs

The gig economy offers workers the opportunity for more control in their jobs, which may lead to more self-worth, more confidence and less strain. For employees in the mainstream economy, heavy job requirements plus low autonomy equals a scenario with high occupational stress.  A recent academic study found that self-employed gig workers in the UK score higher across a range of psychological well-being measures than workers in the mainstream economy.

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4 Things Employees Need From Any Boss

45 Things

They need to provide support to workers learning new skills or procedures, so that they gain confidence and succeed. Everyone gets stressed, and sometimes that stress erupts in anger or results in depression. What happens when a worker doesn't trust the boss? They consider quitting, finds a new survey. At a time when employers are pulling out all the stops to find talent in a tight job market, this should be of great concern.

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How to Plan a Startup Team Building Retreat

Small Business CEO

Most start-ups deal with a skeletal group and work through many stressful situations together. These simple activities can bolster group confidence and help them do work together without any problems.… As startup culture takes over the modern generation, it has become more necessary than ever to encourage team-building efforts. When such a variety of work is being dealt with with a small group, animosities can arise very quickly.

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