Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing?

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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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Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500

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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

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Basically, it’s a reminder of the same thing you’ve always known, but for some reason decided to stuff far too deep into your travel pack. 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. Keep in mind that your travel comrades have been just as duped as you to believe iPhones and designer clothing have any bearing on self-worth. Happiness Negativity Stress

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How NOT To Breathe When You Feel Anxious

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That extra effort stimulates the ‘Vagus’ nerve, the ‘wanderer’ nerve that travels from the gut to the brain. 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.

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Setting Healthy Boundaries Today

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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’ll give you a perfect example that just happened to me this morning as I was traveling. Keep in mind; I’ve been traveling for 20 years about 75% of the time, each year so I know what to do.) I told her, “She created the monster.” Setting Healthy Boundaries.

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Why We Need More Warriors (And How to Become One)

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The Hero’s journey—the universal human attraction to being on a mission—often involves an initial transition into the Warrior who, through traveling the road of trials, transforms into the Man of Wisdom. The core of the Hero’s Journey is the challenge to grow or collapse under stress. The monsters arise from within and without, seeking to consume us, craving violence. In today’s world, many aspects of masculinity have been called into question.

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Set Healthy Boundaries at Work

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An important component to self-management versus stress-management is to set healthy boundaries in the workplace. Keep in mind; I travel quite frequently for business, so I know what I’m doing.) As I travel and talk to hundreds of administrative office professionals ranging from administrators to executive assistants, I’m hearing them say they are spending too much of their personal time (evenings or weekends) managing and/or responding to emails from their leader.

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Are You Afraid to Talk to Your Boss?

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

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There is a strong possibility that such users can turn out to be the green-eyed monster with sinister intentions. Your travel documents. Aside from your travel documents, photos of your driver’s license, credit card, you drinking or doing drugs, information about your kids, and writing negative remarks on your current employer can put you in financial troubles. This comparison with others gives birth to stress.

Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

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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?

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

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Today, 19 of my friends and colleagues have shared their favorite tip for keeping control of the electronic monster.  Cluttering up your in-box with stressful, unwanted information is not the best way to start your day. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

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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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Top Reasons for Working in Large and Small Companies

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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 ? You can travel more, whether it be to visit clients locally or internationally. Trust me, it can be very stressful!

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Too Many People Need Your Help At Once?

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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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Has The Bubble Burst?

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

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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?

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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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Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague!

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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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33 Ways To Overcome Frustration

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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. Reeta Luthra | Stress and Health´s last blog. Do These Green Eyed Monsters Lurk In Your Shadow?

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