How to Deal with Daily Stressors

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We all have little problems to deal with on a daily basis – hunting for car keys or cell phone, bickering with family members, dealing with traffic or weather. They are admittedly minor, but dealing with them day after day can have a greater effect than we realize on our well being. Even though they… Read more »

How to Get More Done

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Many people feel more pressed for time than ever before. It seems there is always too much to do and not enough time to do it. But we are just not sure how to go about improving our situation, to get out in front of the curve. If this is a problem you are having,… Read more »

How to Manage Anger

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Anger is a common emotion. In fact, we may feel it a number of times during an average work day. There is a lot at work that can make us angry, dealing with coworkers, supervisors, workload, even vending machines that don’t work. So, because it is such a basic and common emotion, it is important… Read more »

What to do When You are Feeling Overwhelmed

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Often we are confronted with too many choices, too many things we have to do, and we feel overwhelmed. It can happen at work, when we get a ton of work dumped on us, or at home, juggling demands from spouses and kids. We feel anxious, stressed, wondering if we are doing the right thing,… Read more »

How to Make the Most of Your Time

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We are all looking to get more done during the day. There never seems to be enough time for all of the things we need to do. If you find yourself with too much to do and not enough time to do it, here are a few tips for getting the most out of your… Read more »

What Happens When You Stop Exercising

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There are many articles today explaining the benefits of exercise, what it can do to enhance and improve your mind, body, and spirit. These articles look at exercise from the perspective of what it can do when you start doing it. But to really see the importance and benefits of exercise, you should learn what… Read more »

How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You at Work

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Emotional intelligence has been getting a lot of attention recently in business circles. As the name implies, emotional intelligence is about a person’s receptiveness to emotions, both of their own and others, recognizing different emotions and what they might mean, and recognizing the role that emotions play in a person’s perceptions and decision making. Some… Read more »

How to Enhance Creativity

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Generally, when we have work to do that involves using our cognitive faculties, imagination, and creativity, we are usually sitting at a desk or maybe in a chair. But research is now showing that if we want to get our creative juices flowing, being sedentary is not the best way to do it. We should,… Read more »

Ways of Making Decisions

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We are constantly making decisions throughout the course of the work day and throughout the course of our lives. So, naturally, people would be interested to know if there were any easier or more efficient ways of going about making decisions. Here are a few ideas on improving decision making. 1. Make decisions routine. That… Read more »

The Family and Medical Leave Act — What You Need to Know

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In 1993, Congress passed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This law guarantees that a person will not lose his or her job if he or she takes a leave of absence for various medical situations, which can range from having a baby to other health issues affecting family members. Under the law, an… Read more »