Stress Management Techniques

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Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Stress Management Techniques Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 23, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Living is inherently stressful, but how we manage it will determine the number and severity of the stress related symptoms we experience. Stress related symptoms can be broken down into four major categories. Train yourself to look for the positive.

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Our Totally Free Thank You Gift

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This is the fastest and most cost effective way to get a free gift into your hands. This is a gift to you. A totally free thank you gift. We encourage you to share this gift with your peers – sharing would be appreciated but it isn’t a requirement to redeem this offer. In this spirit of giving we have a few bonus gift offers for you! . The post Our Totally Free Thank You Gift appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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6 Secrets of Stress Management

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Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 6 Secrets of Stress Management Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 31, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. As I’m sitting here, enjoying a coffee and taking it easy, I’m thinking about stress. We all have stress; there’s no way to avoid it. In fact, some degree of stress is a good thing. Stress becomes a problem when it controls us. Trying to be someone or something you’re not is stressful.

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Small Biz Gifts to Help You Simplify and Celebrate! You've got to check these out.

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  I LOVE Gifts!    The fantabulous Michelle Shaeffer is hosting and she invited me to share a gift, along with 12 other entrepreneurs and small business owners. These gifts have been created especially with YOU in mind, to help you reduce stress, get organized, grow your business and more. What you will find in your gift box: * How to Combat Holiday Stress – Lisbeth Tanz. * Video training Reduce the Clutter & Organize Your Desk!

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STRESS - 22 Ideas on How to Identify it and Eradicate It!

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Do you know when you are stressed?    Do you know what you can do to eliminate your stress?    Small doses of stress can help you perform well under pressure and even motivate you to do your best.    Learn how to recognize your signs of stress and put actions into place to eliminate it. Causes of Stress Often, when we think of stress, we think of someone overloaded with things to do and that is certainly one cause of stress

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10 gifts to give your career

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Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, December 28, 2009 10 gifts to give your career As the gift-giving season draws to a close, it’s time to remember that you still have one more gift left to bestow: The gift of a better career. Here are 10 gifts to give your career in the coming year: 1. Get more training. Nice Gift for career.

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

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Plus, in honor of the holiday season, she’ll have some special gifts to share for lucky attendees! It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings? This free monthly webinar series has given us the opportunity to get to know so many more of you than ever before.

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10 Ways You Can Get Control Of Your Day

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Each day we think of something new to surprise our attendees plus give away some great gifts such as on-line learning and conferences on demand. Admin Assistant Training Motivators Productivity Stress Management #mondaymotivators 12 Days of Christmas administrative assistant adminskills executive assistant free webinar get control of your day get things done Monday Motivators productivity productivity tips professional development to do list workplace productivity

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7 Killer Ways to Connect with your Audience During a Speech

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You mix up a few of your words, lose your train of thought, and then you can’t seem to get back on track. Be Like Oprah: Give Your Audience Gifts. Finally, if you really want to show your appreciation to your audience members, give them a gift. Brain Business Career Communicating How To Learning Lifehacks Stress Success WorkplaceIt’s probably your worst nightmare. You’re giving a speech, and you start to stumble.

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Now Available. On Demand. Workshop Learning Library

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Less stress and overwhelm – you’ll actually fall in love with your business again! You also get two amazing gifts: 1. Business Building Resources Business Planning Training Workshops and Products It’s a powerhouse of tools, systems, strategies, resources, templates, cheat sheets, and checklists. But more importantly, it helps you experience: 1. Consistent revenues – no more feast or famine cycles! More clients – lots of your ideal clients too!

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Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

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Self-Management vs. Stress Management and Juggling Work, Home and Your Personal Life. Joan’s necklace was a very special piece purchased as a gift from her late husband, Dave. Also a gift from Dave.). This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals). Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea!

Don’t Give Up On Your Dreams

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It was very gratifying for me to see the group gel and spend time with each woman who was uniquely gifted. Women are constantly juggling work, home, their personal life, taking care of aging parents, children, managing their own stress and the stress of those they work with. Admin Assistant Training Assistant Training Motivators Self Development boldness don't quit dreams Live a BIG Life monday motivator persistence

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18 Books Every Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant Should Read

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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? This workbook offers detailed training on specific, proven techniques and strategies that will help you grow your professional skills and achieve your career goals. The most successful women are often not the most talented, the most gifted, or even the most experienced.

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7 Podcasts that You Need in Your Life

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Today, technology has gifted us so many options for learning and entertainment on the go, and podcasts are one of them. Are depression, anxiety, and stress becoming a hurdle in your sleep ?

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Make Your Boss Look Good [Part 1]

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I am sharing with you advice that I give in my live onsite training classes and my World Class Assistant™ high-end boot camp held in Las Vegas. You will be more productive, less stressed; you will feel more like a team member and business partner. When I get really busy speaking and training and we get caught up in business, we can easily stop meeting. Does your manager utilize your strengths and natural gifts?

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Don’t Be a Dragon to Yourself (Part 3 of 3)

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When you don’t focus on your work, then you make mistakes, get behind schedules, become stressed and maybe you aren’t patient with others. Every person has a special gift to bring to the world. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Attitude Conflict Resolution Difficult People Interpersonal Skills Motivators Self DevelopmentIf you read the past two blogs, you will know that I have been talking about office dragons.

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Ways to Improve the Morale at the Office

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Gym memberships can also give employees a reason to stay fit, reduce their stress and offer team building incentives with group fitness classes. Take them out to lunch, give them a gift basket or offer a bonus to set the mood. According to research from Gallup, only 31.5 percent of U.S. employees were engaged in their jobs in 2014. That means nearly 70 percent of your staff is disengaged or unhappy with their work.

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Avoid the Weight Gain: 6 Reasons To Work Out During The Holidays

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Regular Exercise Can Reduce Holiday-Related Stress. Let’s face it—while the holidays are full of glitter and magic for children, for most adults, there is a lot of stress connected to the holidays. As a father, I have the extra work of helping with costumes, driving kids to and from holiday parties, and earning extra for those special Christmas gifts. The abrupt change from an active, busy lifestyle to an indulgent one can be stressful.

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Living The BIG Life Principles

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I want to give you a special gift as the year ends. Taking care of our bodies and fueling them with the right foods or activity trigger the “happy” endorphins which stimulate creative thinking and help manage stress. This is one of the best gifts you can give those you love. Give the gift of a BIG Life to yourself or one of your female friends this holiday season!

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7 Ways to Splurge Money Wisely

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Sickness is inevitable but splurging on our health – gym memberships, personal training, diet , medical tests – will ensure we minimize such days. Thoughtful Gifts. If money can help ease the stress by having someone take care of something for you, what is the harm? Yes, you read that right! Splurging – a word so decadent that just the thought of it is followed by strong guilt.

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The Alternate Life Commandments

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Last year, I trained hard and blitzed it a decade later. Mindful peace and presence gift-wrap our memories. Anecdote: When training for a triathlon 2 years ago, I biked across Golden Gate Bridge to Hawk Hill regularly. Practice frugality to reduce stress. All of which creates a combination of stress, disappointment, and more spending. Be frugal to simplify life and eliminate crippling financial stress.

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The New Economics: It’s About Time. (Governing Time)

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Take vitamins, drink water, exercise, decompress the stress, and get more sleep. Choosing a less–stressful job to allow us to focus our attention on a child overcoming an addiction? I freely provide my ability where she is not so gifted so that she can grow a business borne from her heart. Admin Assistant Training Time Management Just for Fun

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3 Ways to Use Techonology to Automate Your Marketing

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On the training I just touched on four key areas, but really there’s so much more. For example: let’s say you want to send everyone in your program a thank you gift once they’ve completed your program. When you set up an autoresponder that comes to you, it can act as a notification that Client A has finished your program and you need to mail them a gift and congratulations letter.

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The New Economics: It’s About Time. (Governing Time)

Office Dynamics

Take vitamins, drink water, exercise, decompress the stress, and get more sleep. Choosing a less–stressful job to allow us to focus our attention on a child overcoming an addiction? I freely provide my ability where she is not so gifted so that she can grow a business borne from her heart. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Time Management Just for Fun

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8 Out of the Ordinary Approaches to Defeating Your Food Cravings

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Why You Need to Sleep More If you’re majorly stressed , or suffer from insomnia or sleep deprivation, you’re probably exhausted much of the time. Adrenal imbalance causes your body to call upon your adrenal glands for more stress hormones to act as a pick-me-up, but over time, your adrenals become less able to respond appropriately. You know how you fall back to habit in times of stress rather than creatively brainstorming fresh approaches?

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12 Days of Christmas Sale Day 1

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When you register for either Star Achievement Series or World Class Assistant you will receive a special gift package upon your arrival to the course. We become stressed out and angry. Registration includes your hotel, course cost, lunch and coffee breaks each training day and your course materials. Register during the month of December to receive a special Star Wear™ gift pack upon your arrival!

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Holiday Messages Made Easy

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I just received this article written by Lynn Gaertner-Johnston of Syntax Training and wanted to pass it along to you as it has some great tips for holiday messaging. As we give and receive gifts this holiday season, I think of the gift of knowing you. Thank-Yous for Holiday Greetings and Gifts. Ready to thank someone for a gift? Stay Stress-Free, If Possible. Do not let your desire to send holiday greetings bring stress into your work life.

55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

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Studies of massage therapy, for example, show an overall reduction in stress, anxiety, and heart rate. Train the right people well. A cluttered desk is a visual cue that brings on stress. Create YouTube videos for training. Training new personnel is very time-consuming. Instant training material! If you’re too fired up about being optimal and productive, it will stress you out and have the opposite effect.

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An Interview with the Office Dynamics Team

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I saw it during the welcome reception, all day during the trainings, and as we finished, the admins were sharing emails, phone numbers, and business/personal cards to keep in touch. Having friends who understand you and your work and the shared experience of training here in Vegas is a wonderful thing. Q: Melia – As the assistant to Joan and contact for the conference and other trainings, what do you find the most exciting aspect of the conference and why?

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Stop procrastinating! How to Overcoming and Avoid Procrastination - 30 Tips

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Thanks to Margit Crane of Gifted With ADD. If I don't tackle them head on, they will stress me out all day so I try to knock them out as soon as possible. Catch The Last Train. If you believe your task, project or an activity is like a train that's going to stop on your station for just a few seconds, and especially if you know that it's the last train for today by schedule, would you get in to go back home?

2012 218

5 Keys to Getting Your Employees To Recycle

Office Dynamics

When everyone is already busy and stressed, sometimes that little bit of extra effort is the first thing to fall by the wayside. Put some of that money into rewards for employees, like a party, or even gifts made out of recyclable or re-used materials. Most people want to do the right thing - they just need a little help in the form of training and incentive. Recycling. We all mean to do it. The next time. Later. Tomorrow.

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What if You're Working Harder Than You Need to Be?

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  To make it even better, for a strictly limited time, Michael will give you a free Bonus video – along with other gifts and prizes valued at $1800 – when you order this ground-breaking new book. P.S. Remember, the bonus gifts are yours only when you reserve your copy before the cut-off.   And now, without having to pay the thousands of dollars clients have paid me for this training and consulting, you can have it for less than $15, along with some amazing gifts.

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Best Ways to Boost Morale or Motivation - Make Sure to Add Yours!

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Burnout and stress are morale killers that cost USA businesses $300 Billion per year. It makes my meditation practice much easier because peace is cumulative like stress. When I had staff as a Training/Performance Manager, we had very specific meetings designed to set goals and report on progress quarterly. Will a gift certificate do it? Special training program? People that are motivated are more productive. They just get more done - plain and simple. 

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The Subtle Art of Starting Over?

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A good beginning is like an unwrapped gift. Forrest Gump Yes, it’s tough when we blow out our knee the week before the marathon , after we’ve trained for a year. Not just my job, but my health, my stress level, the way I went about my day-to-day life. I don’t know about you but I’m a sucker for a good beginning. The opening chapter of a book. A beautiful sunrise. The bride walking down the aisle. The father holding up his infant son.

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106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

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" The playing field of the world is leveling off which means that the competition, pace and stress levels are at maximum. Thanks to Peter Coombs of FRONTLINE Training & Consulting 8. But ironically, all that unfinished "little stuff" can stress us out more than the big projects we haven't gotten around to yet. It beats keeping it bottled up causing more stress. So instead of stress you feel relieved and more motivated to keep going!

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12 Days of Christmas Sale Day 11

Office Dynamics

State you or someone you know studies Adminology and knows their stuff by ordering today’s special gift bundle for $9.00 (receive the Adminology logo’d coffee mug & sticky note cube). You will be able to better plan, anticipate, organize, prioritize and reduce stress. For example, you might think the scope of my work is training assistants, writing books, producing educational videos and conducting workshops for assistants.

2012 109

Monday Motivator: Earn More Money

Office Dynamics

It’s not an easy role as you have so many different personalities to deal with; constantly juggle priorities to meet deadlines; run a busy executive’s life; keep calm in the office; manage your manager’s stress in addition to your own and so much more. Or does your manager invest in your training and development—how much does that cost? If you are creative with hand-made note cards or gift baskets, let people know that. Happy Monday!

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – Joan Burge Event of Distinction

Office Dynamics

We pursue excellence through diligence, training, development and by seeking out high-quality learning. As I walked by Veranda C, I saw that Brian Burge and Beverlina were hard at work putting the finishing touches on the many displays of helpful resources and Star Wear gift items in the ODI Boutique. Joan talked about how stress affects women badly and often causes depression. Day 1 dawned with a blazing sun and bright early heat.

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4 Smart Ways to Travel The World For Free

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Many of them sell all kinds of tickets at a discount, passes, gift cards, etc. Whether that’s a tour, train tickets, a festival, etc., Does it sound too stressful? Do you want to know our secret on ways to travel the world for FREE ? If you are a traveler, you certainly know that traveling can be far too expensive. The good news is that there are ways out there to travel cheaper and longer. You may even end up traveling for free!

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Webinar Advanced Minute Taking Workshop

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This Advanced Minute Taking Workshop will alleviate the stress, confusion, and fear that taking meeting minutes often causes. P.S. FREE Bonus Gift. About Your Speaker: After 25 years as an administrative professional, Christy Crump founded Crump & Associates, a premier training and development company. View this online. Stand out from your peers and competition. Advanced Minute Taking Workshop.

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Taking the time to acknowledge someone and say thanks.

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The cards are all made with recycled paper and you can even include a gift if you like and this company will send it off for you. I recently sent an admin assistant friend a card to acknowledge all the hard work she does every day and included a gift of brownies. I sent another assistant a comical card about being stressed out at work. We work in a very busy office so it was a nice surprise for her to receive it and helped put the stress of the office in perspective.

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How To Build Reputation With Your Blog – Interact With Your Audience

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Why Is This Important And What Are The Benefits Direct interaction with your audience is a great gift. Reply 5 Ruben Berenguel August 25, 2010 at 5:37 pm Indeed, keeping up (and trying to be nice) with comments can be stressing. How to Escape the Chronic Stress Loop Reply 17 Jaco August 29, 2010 at 6:32 pm Dragos You offer great tips on reaching your audience and promoting you blog.

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How To Build Reputation With A Blog – Write Constantly

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There’s no substitute for plain old-fashioned persistence but it has to be fueled by authentic passion or it will falter and you’ll drop out of the race panting from all the exertion and may never know what life had in store or the true dimension of the gift you came to the world to give.

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