It seems as of late, everyone is choosing sides on just about everything and, I fear, the world is spinning itself out of control -- with stress and exhaustion fueling the fire that will, ultimately, do none of us any good.
Identifying the most pronounced sources of stress in your life is rarely difficult. Understanding how multiple sources of stress in your life act in concert to create your own individualized risk and resiliency profile is more complex.
While raising a child with special needs, when it comes to keeping your relationship together and being in love, one of the most important insights is to recognize how stressful it is and how the stress can erode the best of relationships.
Now in the healing process, and as an advocate for managing work stress in a conscious way, I wanted to share a few lessons that I learned. First, work-life flexibility and acceptance are the greatest keys moving forward when sudden acute health care issues arise.
I set my alarm and 20 minutes later, I was a new me. I didn't even have to think about what I was going to do, I just did the first thing that came naturally. Now, GPS for the Soul has become my daily opportunity for me to check in with me.
I can't entirely escape stress. No one can. Our collective experience requires that we endure at least a certain amount of anxiety, especially when we strive for bigger goals that take us outside our comfort zone.