How To Handle Burnout And Toxic Stress In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Whenever you’re stressed, your cortisol levels, which is also known as the stress hormone, increase 2-5x from their normal state. However, not all stress is equal. Humans can experience two types of stress: short-term or chronic. An instance of short-term stress would be worrying about meeting a deadline. A deadline is a tangible goal with a clear endpoint, ultimately challenging your cortisol to excel toward it. How To Cope With Workplace Stress.

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Best Personal Development Goals To Add Productivity To Life

Dumb Little Man

Personal development goals are mainly aimed at making your life better. These goals may help you to improve yourself as a person and will also make you aware of your talents and skills. Personal development goals will impact both personal and professional life.

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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. Managers should set very clear goals for their team members. Setting clear goals can also save time.

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Managing Stress: How Stress Can Actually Improve the Quality of Our Life

Dumb Little Man

If you are like many people, you only associate stress with negative things such as depression, weakened immune system , and fatal diseases such as heart attack and high blood pressure. But did you know that there are positive effects of stress? Before you disagree, though, have you ever been stressed out in an exam room because a question was too tough for your liking? Well, if you answered yes, then you definitely have benefited from stress, one way or another.

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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. Your boss or teacher might not help as they keep pushing you to hit your goals. 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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Reduce Stress Levels and Increase Your Willpower Using These 3 Stress Reduction Techniques

Dumb Little Man

Most of us are under a constant stress. We all know by now that stress is very detrimental to our health and can cause some serious problems. However, did you know that stress also destroys your willpower, and therefore keeps you from achieving your goals? It may sound bleak but don't stress too much because there are some things that you can do to help reduce your stress levels and increase your willpower. Health Stress Change Happiness Brain

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Podcast 134: Set achievable goals

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 134 and it’s about setting achievable goals. We live in a culture where we’re encouraged to set daring goals for ourselves. There’s even an acronym, BHAG, that stands for big, hairy, audacious goal. I approve of goal setting as a way to keep yourself motivated and to be able to tell whether you’ve gotten to the place you want to be so you can stop and acknowledge your progress. Goals don’t have to be big to be effective.

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Reduce Stress By Avoiding The Holiday Blues

Dumb Little Man

Depending on where you are with your goals, passion and desires, this could be great news or enough to send you into a panic. The stress surrounding family visits and feuds are enough to make many wish they could have the joy the season brings without the headache. Brain Happiness Holiday How To Lifehacks Relationships Stress Here we are again. According to the calculations, there is only 44 days left in 2013! That means there’s only 37 days of shopping left before Christmas.

Why Self-Confidence Should Be Your Top Goal This Year

Dumb Little Man

Did you set any goals or make any resolutions for the year? Or have you already fallen short or abandoned your goal completely? There are many reasons people aren't successful in achieving their goals and resolutions. Brain Change Cool Tools Development Fun Goals Happiness How To Lifehacks Motivation Organization Relationships Stress Success Workplace How are they working out for you so far? Are you on track?

How to Reduce Stress in Your Life

Ian's Messy Desk

Reduce Stress. Although stress can sometimes be a good thing, too much stress can actually harm your health and increase your risk of disease. Learning to manage stress and relax is not easy with today’s busy lifestyle. Many life events such as moving, leaving school, changing jobs, and experiencing losses can cause stress. Daily hassles, such as being stuck in traffic, deadlines or conflicts can also be stress-provoking. Symptoms of excess stress.

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Stress Management Techniques

Ian's Messy Desk

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. Laugh – Laughter is considered one of the best medicines for stress.

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Better Time Management With Goals

Simple Productivity Blog

You can have better time management with goals. I’m not talking about the project-based goals, or life goals or finish-line goals here. Either way, putting tasks on your calendar leads to rigidity and stress. Why Goals Are Better. Goals, on the other hand, allow for flexibility. Goals are about flexible possibility, not rigid structure. How I Use Time Management Goals. Some Common Questions About Time Management Goals.

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10 tips for busting stress

Ian's Messy Desk

All of these can be symptoms of stress. A certain amount of stress is good –or. Here are a few simple tips that can help you deal with stress. How important is this activity to the overall goals and direction for my life? Change the things that cause you stress. A fit body responds better to stress. Go somewhere that takes you away from the things that cause your stress. Stress Management (drsuneelsethi.wordpress.com). Want to Reduce Stress?

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The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

Such a stressful existence isn''t the answer. Instead, here''s a chance to have both productivity and freedom from stress. Choose a personal goal to work on each week and schedule tasks. You can live a richer, more fulfilling life that is free of stress. Visit Day-Timer today for success tips and day planner systems that will help you get more done and achieve your goals. Happiness Productivity Stress

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12 Stressful Things To Let Go Of If You Want To Live A Calm Life

Dumb Little Man

With so many things to do and things happening, you just can’t help but wonder how good it would be if you can just forget being stressed. Whilst you can’t be completely free of stress, you can control your relationship with it. It’s so stressful when somebody pulls you into their whirlwind of drama. It almost always ends up with me being at the epicenter of his storm and it leaves me feeling stressed and uncomfortable. Change Stress

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The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

They typically respond by freaking out, being rushed, and living a high stress life. This stressful existence isn't the answer. Instead, here's a chance to have both productivity and freedom from stress. Choose a personal goal to work on each week and schedule tasks. You can live a richer, more fulfilling life that is free of stress. Productivity Time StressI know a lot of people who would give anything to get more done and in less time.

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5 effective ways to reduce your stress levels

Dumb Little Man

The 21st century has led to our lives being exposed to the constant stress. We are all aware of the effects of stress in our lives. It is important to seek the help of a health practitioner when you realize that your stress is taking a toll on you. Your willpower can be damaged by stress. It can prevent you from reaching your goals. The post 5 effective ways to reduce your stress levels appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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6 Secrets of Stress Management

Ian's Messy Desk

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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How To Make Quick Decisions And Get More Done With Less Stress

Dumb Little Man

Productivity Lifehacks Goals Focus Change Fear Failure Brain "Thank God a text is coming in, I was about to have to decide to do something productive." " Is this thought really that far from the truth? Many people recognize that distraction is a problem today, and look to technology as the main culprit. Instant notifications have actually done something far more damaging than that - they've made us poor decision-makers.

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5 Really Simple Tips On How To Stay Energetic For Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

I had no energy and was constantly under a lot of stress. Not having enough energy to complete a task or a project can interfere with your long and short-term goals, so I want to share something with whoever is reading this right now. Reduce stress. Anxiety is common among addicts and this results in high levels of stress. When you’re under a lot of stress, even if you’re well rested, you will feel physically and mentally exhausted.

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How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

I wanted to take an opportunity to share some ideas to take the stress out of event planning, so you can create events that everyone in your office can enjoy… including you! Set clear goals. When you define your desired outcome for your event, you can streamline your decision-making because you will know if an idea does, or does not, help you reach your event goals. The post How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress) appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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4 Stress-Free Networking Opportunities for Women

Office Dynamics

Few things in life are as stressful as making a career change. While networking is often a very successful way to find a job, it can be quite stressful, especially for introverts. But there are more ways to network these days than simply going to a mixer hosted by a professional group, and even better, many of them can actually help you reduce stress. You don’t have to be a yogi to enjoy the stress-reducing benefits of yoga. Photo via Flickr by Eugene Kim.

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How to Get Your Work Done, With Less Stress

Productivity Bits

These distractions also cause stress, which makes work even more unbearable. The key to getting work done is to decrease your stress, which can develop from a variety of situations — from issues in your personal life to your workload at the office. No matter where it comes from, though, stress hurts your productivity. While eliminating stress is often easier said than done, especially in the workplace, it is possible. Getting work done is no easy feat for anyone.

2016 100

Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing? Do you feel tired and stressed throughout each work day? Unfortunately, stress is always going to be a part of our lives. The only people that are not stressed are the ones that arent alive. There are actually two different types of stress - distress and eustress. Eustress is the type of stress that makes you feel good. This will help you get to your goal faster.

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Stress Epidemic--30 Ways to Chill Out!

Office Dynamics

Almost every magazine I pick up has an article on reducing stress, and the “YOU” docs (Oz and Roizen) list stress as the #4 health risk factor on their list of the top 4. I’ve spent the better part of my adult life learning techniques to manage my own stress. And in fact, what drew me to coaching as a client many years ago is, you guessed it, unmanaged stress—not just the deer in the headlights look, but the unpleasant feelings associated with it. Clutter is stressful!

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SMART Goals for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Guest blogger Kathy Tosoian shares a blog about SMART goals. Some of these goals are merely "wishes". What does it take to turn these wishes into actual goals? SMART goal setting is really the only way. Goals must meet these criteria: S = Specific. SPECIFIC: Every goal you make must be specific! Be specific and clear in setting the goal. "I ATTAINABLE: Sometimes we set goals that are almost impossible to attain.

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Ten Ways to Make Sure You Fail to Hit Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

Got any goals at the moment? The problem is, a lot of big goals sound like pretty hard work – things like losing weight , getting fit , saving more money , quitting smoking. So here's ten great ways to make sure that you fail to hit your goals. Set Vague Goals If you don't know what "success" looks like, you're bound to fail. When your goals are vague and fuzzy, it's easy to put off taking action and it's impossible to quantify success or failure. Goals Failur

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6 Reasons Why You Fail to Reach Your Goals

Productivityist

He helps people reach success and achieve their personal and career goals. While some of us reach our goals, others struggle and fall short. Some people have huge goals like becoming millionaires or even owning a football team. Others want to live a peaceful life, spend more time with their families or spouses, and not stress too much. No matter what the goal, i t is important to remember that goals take you from point A to point B.

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5 Simple Ways To Manage Stress

Brilliantly Better

Yeap, stress. And here are 5 things I learned about how one should manage stress in the last 2 weeks. Sorry to disappoint you, but this proved to be one of the best rules of coping with stress that I learned in the last 2 weeks. Not to mention that the mere ability to negotiate and postpone important decisions for a better moment will be in itself an important stress relief. Stressful situations may spiral for ever if you don’t establish clear exit points.

Stress Epidemic--30 Ways to Chill Out!

Office Dynamics

Almost every magazine I pick up has an article on reducing stress, and the “YOU” docs (Oz and Roizen) list stress as the #4 health risk factor on their list of the top 4. I’ve spent the better part of my adult life learning techniques to manage my own stress. And in fact, what drew me to coaching as a client many years ago is, you guessed it, unmanaged stress—not just the deer in the headlights look, but the unpleasant feelings associated with it. Clutter is stressful!

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Mindful Minutes: A Simple, Effective Way to Manage Stress at Work (or Anywhere)

Eat Your Career

Having written an entire workbook teaching people how to reduce the “frazzle” of life , it always surprises me when I stumble on a new stress management technique that actually works. They’re finding that children in the program are experiencing less stress, have better concentration, and feel more optimistic in general. How would that impact our stress throughout the workday? Mindful Minutes are a great addition to any stress management program. Tags: Stress

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Take the “Jingle” out of Holiday Stress

The Office Professionals Place

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 Take the “Jingle&# out of Holiday Stress Are you planning the holiday party in your office? Or are you stressed just thinking about the holidays? These events can cause undue stress because the pressure is on for the event to be as successful, the gift to be appreciated, or even for you to have some quality relaxation time.

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

Productive & Organized

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

2011 213

SMART Goals for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Guest blogger Kathy Tosoian shares a blog about SMART goals. Some of these goals are merely "wishes". What does it take to turn these wishes into actual goals? SMART goal setting is really the only way. Goals must meet these criteria: S = Specific. SPECIFIC: Every goal you make must be specific! Be specific and clear in setting the goal. "I ATTAINABLE: Sometimes we set goals that are almost impossible to attain.

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Three Ways to Set Wellness Goals to Improve Employee Performance

Brilliantly Better

Change graphite into ‘employee’ and heat/pressure into ‘stress’ in the previous sentence and you have the two… The post Three Ways to Set Wellness Goals to Improve Employee Performance appeared first on Dragos Roua. This is a guest post by Ben Branson Heat and pressure can turn a lump of graphite into a diamond—or crush it completely.

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Are You Thinking Healthy Thoughts? Your Thoughts Can Have A Big Impact On Your Life.

Dumb Little Man

Development Lifehacks Goals Negativity Stress Change Happiness Brain Motivation Are your thoughts putting you in a healthy state of mind? Someone in a healthy state of mind would think these three thoughts. Do you think them too? If not, you can start right now. Read more ».

2013 219

Understand the Emotional Effect

Dumb Little Man

Brain Change Development Goals Happiness How To Lifehacks Stress Success Recently a reader contacted me for advice. He was in a position he didn't like and needed a positive outlook. I gave him tips he to improve his outlook and his current practices, but it caused me to think about our emotions and how they affect our decisions. Separating our emotions and logic to be more independent may improve our ability to make better choices. Read more ».

2014 216

Four Ways to Reduce SEO Stress and Work Less Frequently

Andrea Kalli

Simplicity has invaded our goals, and it is unlikely to leave any time soon. What is remarkable, especially for business owners accustomed to working ten-plus hours daily, is that it is very possible to minimize your workload, cut down on stress, and enjoy more free time. In fact, SEO is one of the best ways to achieve such a goal. These four tips will help you make your business empire less tiresome, less stressful, and significantly more per-hour profitable.

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16 Habits That Are Killing Your Productivity and How to Fix Them

Dumb Little Man

By eliminating these common habits from your daily routine, you’ll feel happier, less stressed, and more productive. Business Clutter Cool Tools Focus Goals How To Lifehacks Organization Productivity Stress Success Workplace We’ve never had more tools at our disposal to work more efficiently, and yet we’ve never been more distracted. We spend most days trapped in our inboxes and shuffling around our calendars, only to be left wondering where the day went.

2013 220

Do You Really Need Self-discipline?

Dumb Little Man

Brain Change Focus Food Goals Happiness Health How To Lifehacks Motivation Negativity Simplicity Stress Success A common concern among people interested in personal development is how to get more self-discipline. What is self-discipline?

2014 217

Emotional Control in 2014

Dumb Little Man

Brain Change Development Focus Goals Happiness Health How To Lifehacks Stress Success There’s a big difference between our reactions and our responses, but for many people out there, they are one in the same. For example, this is the underlying issue for those in need of anger management or for those that seem to go off the deep end when a small negative event happens.

2014 216

Don't Let Fear and Anxiety Rule Your Life. Learn How to Banish Anxiety and Face Your Fears.

Dumb Little Man

Health Development Goals Relaxation How To Stress Change Happiness Fear CBT Do you ever feel anxious? That white knuckle, heart stopping, and nausea inducing feeling of dread and panic? Many of us have experienced these feelings. Our fears can very quickly overtake you if you’re not careful. But here are 2 simple Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) based technique that can help to zap your anxiety.

2013 219

5 Ways To Help You Get Started On Your Most Important Work

Dumb Little Man

Brain Change Development Focus Fun Goals Happiness How To Lifehacks Stress Success Life can feel like a blurred rush sometimes. With hundreds of commitments flying at your everyday it can be hard to make the time to do the things that really matter. Your day job, the grocery shopping, chores around the house, a doctor’s appointment, replying to yet another email – these things are endless and they demand your immediate attention. But what about your most important work?

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