Procrastination happens... but it is not an incurable disease. I hope this will help you get going on what's important. If you are new to tappi...
What I found to be true for me is that without a good night's rest, I was more emotional, less resilient, less focused, had loss of memory and was more impatient. Just grumpy. That made my day super long and I was someone who wasn't as pleasant to be around. As a leader -- that's not a good thing.
Professional behavior should be a given expectation among working adults but in reality, most of us have experienced unprofessional conduct in the workplace. You can choose your friends but you don't always have the luxury of choosing your colleagues.
With simple ideas like these -- that don't require a commitment -- you can learn how to reduce your stress by simply trying these exercises for one day. You'll see results immediately and you can build your change based on the positive feedback you will experience form starting small.
There is very little an office yoga professional can do when the company culture itself won't allow yoga or meditation into the workplace. It is up to you and an individual to take the time to find your own yoga, often taking great care to do so with the utmost discretion.
There are many ways to cultivate joy; here are some things you can start doing right now to inject a wee bit of joy juice.
A few years ago I sat in bed at 3 a.m. looking out at a lonely full moon, frustrated and trying unsuccessfully to quiet the swarm of swirling, non-sto...
Most days there is no sun but there is still a shadow there, a shadow that follows me around, I can see it out of the corner of my eye, some days it's...
But did you ever consider that over-regulation can also be problematic? Over-regulators have trouble "listening to" their internal experience. So they loose touch with their sense of interest, vitality, and connection. In either or both cases, the system is out of balance.
Starting now, we need to get over ourselves. We need to know that, sometimes, looking bad is actually a good thing...because it means we're trying something new, we're stretching ourselves, we're taking on a new adventure.
It's time for us to start having a more balanced conversation about stress. While chronic stress exists and isn't good for our mental or physical health, there is so much more to the stress story than "stress is bad."
For so many years, I defined my worth by my career. The worry and stress surrounding work provided proof of my efforts, dedication and results. Stress meant that I was giving all of myself. Worry meant that I was pushing myself to be better.
Teenage runaways fall into two categories: chronic and episodic. Chronic running away is a routine power ploy that could involve substance abuse, while episodic running away involves isolated incidents in which a humiliating event, such as a pregnancy or fear of parental disapproval, triggers a teenager to flee home.
Building mentally healthy teachers, who can subsequently build emotionally healthy students, is a benefit that many in the education community have taken seriously.
The next time you find yourself in the middle of an insatiable craving, or are about to make a choice that is not in alignment with honoring your body, here are five possibilities to free yourself from the situation:
In Harry Potter, the wraith-like creatures called dementors suck out all happiness and you feel like you'll never be happy again. You may have dementors in your life such as mean people, a frustrating job, or the feeling that you're not enough, that drain your happiness too.