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.

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Is the Green-Eyed Monster in Your Cubicle?

45 Things

The green-eyed monster now rears itself not on the playground, but in the cubicle. Marcia Reynolds , a psychologist and executive coach, says that a difficult economy can often exacerbate the jealousy we feel for others at work, because when we're under stress and feel our security is threatened, we become more emotionally sensitive. "We When I was in grade school, every year I had to put up with someone I'll call "Mary" in my classes.

Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 02, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you feel stressed at work? People get stressed all of the time. Getting rid of stress in your life can make you more productive , keep you healthy and even keep you sane. Read my post on the difference between good and bad stress.

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Taking Life Seriously

Dumb Little Man

It’s one with a joy-horizon not obscured by the clouds of stress or grief. See Also: 7 Easy Ways to Remove Negative Energy and Unnecessary Stress. Maybe the person you hate at work isn’t a vindictive monster because she never gives you the days off you request. Or maybe life here on Earth isn’t the stress-filled, grab-as-many-prizes-before-the-circus-ends kind of carnival we’ve been led to believe it was. Happiness Negativity Stress

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How NOT To Breathe When You Feel Anxious

Dumb Little Man

In 2012, they released ‘Belly Breathe’, featuring a rabid ‘monster’ Elmo assisted by Common and Colbie Caillat. How To Relaxation Stress‘If you feel nervous, just take a few deep breaths. In, then out. In, then out.’. This feels like an obvious advice. Everyone knows that slow, deep breathing can calm the heart rate and lower feelings of anxiety. You may have tried this breathing technique to calm your nerves at a job interview, a presentation or a date.

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Setting Healthy Boundaries Today

Office Dynamics

Under that umbrella, we addressed topics such as self-management vs. stress management, learning specific difficult people types and how to handle each of them, the benefits of conflict and much more. I told her, “She created the monster.” Assertive Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Conflict Resolution Interpersonal Skills Self Development Stress Management Uncategorized Work-Life BalanceSetting Healthy Boundaries.

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Happy (belated) New Year!

ProAssisting Blog

ProAssisting came into being last year and this year our goal is to expand upon the great successes we’ve had so far… Just to re-cap, in addition to becoming a featured writer for Monster’s AdminSecret , we had a very robust beta testing period thanks to their community of assistants who put our training through its paces. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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Hands Hurt From Typing?

Professional Assistant Blog

Heres a product that will help you feel better and relieve pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive stress injury. Home About Me Advertise Hands Hurt From Typing? By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 Filed Under: Ergonomics , Productivity D o you find yourself typing too much? Using the mouse too often? It will also aleviate pain caused by arthritis, tendonitis, and poor cirulation. It even gives the person a massaging effect, for lasting comfort.

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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. I told her, “You created the monster.” 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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Are You Afraid to Talk to Your Boss?

Professional Assistant Blog

By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, August 28, 2007 Filed Under: Organize A re you afraid to talk to your boss about your workload - if you really do feel stressed about the workload that you have? Home About Me Advertise Are You Afraid to Talk to Your Boss? Try using the "Compliment Sandwich" method. Youd be amazed of how well it works and helps you negotiate the only thing that you really can negotiate - time!

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How To Become Bitter and Resentful in 9 Easy Steps

Dumb Little Man

Ignore the monsters under your bed. 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. There’s getting rid of the people around you, ruining the things that are going well for you, and causing general self-sabotage. Getting to that state of ruin doesn’t take that much, really.

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Defining the Human Cloud

Small Business Labs

Job boards (like Monster) and social networks (like LinkedIn) do not fall within our definition of human cloud; while those two types of talent exchange platforms may support the sourcing and recruiting part of work arrangements being established, such platforms do not further enable or support work arrangements through to their completion (including payment of workers, tax filings, etc.).

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Nibbles and Yum-Yums: August 13, 2010

Eat Your Career

First off, if you haven’t seen yet, I’m giving away five copies of my Stress Management Workbook. Photo Credit: Picture of a monster cat eating ice cream via Niklas (Flickr). I’ve been a little remiss in my nibbles as of late so today, I’m sharing a bigger bite that unusual. I hope you’re hungry!! To be entered to win, check out this post (it’s really easy!). Inception Reflections.

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4 Ways to Handle Your Workplace Jealousies

45 Things

The problem is the difficult economy has made our stress and in and insecurity more pronounced, which can often exacerbate the jealousy we feel on the job. We become more emotionally sensitive, and find ourselves battling the green-eyed monster in our cubicle. Most of us have had feelings of jealousy or envy in our lives, but nowhere may it be more difficult to deal with than in the workplace.

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Social Media: Open This Pandora’s Box At Your Risk

Dumb Little Man

There is a strong possibility that such users can turn out to be the green-eyed monster with sinister intentions. This comparison with others gives birth to stress. It is now universally accepted that social media is an addiction more harmful than cigarettes, alcohol, and hard drug. Unfortunately, this addiction has gripped kids, young blood, and adults in its tentacles. The entire gamut of social networks works as sugar-coated poison. Users feel elated in the beginning.

My Resume Is Ready. What Now?

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection My Resume Is Ready. The big and popular job boards such as HotJobs.com, Monster, and CareerBuilder.com are musts. What Now?

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19 Tips for Managing Your Email Even When You Don't Want To.

Productive & Organized

Today, 19 of my friends and colleagues have shared their favorite tip for keeping control of the electronic monster.  People who have hundreds or thousands of emails in their in-boxes (and who have things falling through the cracks or high stress as result) typically use their in-boxes for 2 things for which it doesn't function well: 1. Cluttering up your in-box with stressful, unwanted information is not the best way to start your day.

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Keywords in Résumé Lead to Interviews

Job Advice Blog

Search the Internet via job boards such as Monster and The Ladders.com to find 5 to 20 job descriptions of jobs advertised in the field you’re interested in.

Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

Professional Assistant Blog

You have to share your secrets with us, if you are not feeling stressed, which I hope you are not. Home About Me Advertise Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One? By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 19, 2009 Filed Under: Client Service , MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Organize , Productivity D oes your department have an administrative procedures manual?

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How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

Professional Assistant Blog

Now you can show your boss the new presentation that they were asking for, without getting your stress level up. Home About Me Advertise How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 30, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Excel , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word P eople often ask me, "How do you copy a table from Word into Powerpoint?" This actually is quite easy to do. Here are the simple steps on how to copy tables: Open your Word document that contains the table.

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Too Many People Need Your Help At Once?

Professional Assistant Blog

The best way to deal with stressful situations like this is to stop, take a breath and relax for a few minutes. Just getting out the tension will release any anxiety and stress you may have. Home About Me Advertise Too Many People Need Your Help At Once? By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity A re you having difficulty with overcoming a problem?

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How to Smash Writer’s Block Forever

Men With Pens

I hear about writer’s block all the time – in my online writing course, on my blog, even through private emails that only hint and whisper at the monster lurking under the bed. In fact, you can turn yourself into a lean, mean writing machine that churns out effortless, effective writing that produces business results… completely stress free. Lack of confidence. Blank-page syndrome. Insecurities. Writer’s block. These are the writing idea killers.

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Has The Bubble Burst?

Professional Assistant Blog

Our lives are increasingly hectic and we are bombarded by so much stuff on a daily basis that learning to be productive, so as to handle the stresses of modern life, is a wise move. Home About Me Advertise Has The Bubble Burst? By The Professional Assistant on Monday, March 10, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity E ditor’s note: This is a guest post by James of Organize IT.

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Top Reasons for Working in Large and Small Companies

Professional Assistant Blog

Trust me, it can be very stressful! Home About Me Advertise Top Reasons for Working in Large and Small Companies By The Professional Assistant on Monday, February 25, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Productivity , Travel D o you work in a large company ? A small company ? Do you find that you prefer one over the other? I have worked in several jobs where the firms were large and small. I personally have a preference for larger corporations, but do like the feel of a smaller business.

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Writing Tips from Blackbeard the Pirate

Men With Pens

Don’t stress out so much. You can get her weekly newsletter of marketing tips when you download her FREE ebook: Unleash the Beast: Releasing Your Inner Creative Monster. Edward Teach, more commonly known as Blackbeard, is perhaps the most notorious pirate that ever lived. As pirates are a generally notorious bunch, that’s no mean feat. Blackheard captured a French merchant vessel, renamed her Queen Anne’s Revenge, and outfitted her with more than 40 guns.

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E-mails Should Not Be Like a Game of Tennis!

Professional Assistant Blog

Another point I would like to stress is to archive your e-mails for a certain period of time that either you or your company feels would be appropriate. Home About Me Advertise E-mails Should Not Be Like a Game of Tennis! By The Professional Assistant on Monday, January 14, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Organize , Prioritize , Productivity Y ou write an e-mail to a staff member about a client having an issue with something.

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Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally?

Professional Assistant Blog

In my particular field (Publishing), it can be very stressful when your boss asks you to fax something right away, since the time difference is substantial at times and you need to figure out how to decipher a fax number. Home About Me Advertise Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally? By The Professional Assistant on Monday, January 07, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Productivity D o you have trouble figuring out how to call a client or even a colleague in another country?

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Cook Meals During the Week in 10 Minutes: Weeknight Survival.

Simple Productivity Blog

It puzzled me, because I thought I had successfully conquered this monster a few years ago with a system of menu planning, helped out by products from the Saving Dinner website. It helped me organize my daily routines, reduce meal stress, and at the same time give him and the rest of the family a well-deserved meal every single time.

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Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague!

Professional Assistant Blog

Lifes too short to stress out! Home About Me Advertise Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague! By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 06, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity H ave you had or are in a situation where your colleague is making your life miserable? I have been in these types of jobs a few times in the past and let me tell you, it’s no laughing matter.

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How to Get Through Grade One of Your Business

Men With Pens

Some people get so stressed over all the “what ifs” that they never get their project off the ground. They’re stressed, worried, concerned and yes, even scared of what might happen. Plenty of situations scared the bejeesus out of you, like standing near a huge, lumbering school bus with ominous, mouthlike doors that made you think you were about to be swallowed whole by the Monster Itself.

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33 Ways To Overcome Frustration

Brilliantly Better

Simple ways to control your daily stress Reply 27 dragos March 18, 2010 at 8:28 am That’s an insightful comment, thank you for it. BlogBuzzer – The Regular Dose for Search Engines & Directories Reply 33 Reeta Luthra | Stress and Health March 19, 2010 at 2:29 am I love the tips you’ve listed. Reeta Luthra | Stress and Health´s last blog. Do These Green Eyed Monsters Lurk In Your Shadow? You can then correct it but why get stressed?

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Writing Clinic #3: The Trip

Daily Writing Tips

As we are stressing a difference (in size), should it not be “compared with&#. Is it not the convention that “compared to&# is for when stressing similarities, and “compared with&# is for when stressing similarities and differences. “Bridget’s monster zit was, by her boyfriend, compared to Mount Vesuvius.&# <–Similarity "His faux pas was minute when compared with the many gaffes of George W.

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