Monthly Archives: March 2011

Did You Hear Me? Are You Listening?

When someone is speaking to you, do you stop what you’re doing and look them in the eye, giving them your full focus?  Most of us do not, because we’re multi-tasking.  This can be a big mistake if you want your co-workers … Continue reading

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Do You Just Want to Scream You’re So Angry?

Have you ever watched a young child have a really spirited temper tantrum – where they jump up and down, stomp their feet, make fists and holler? And then ten minutes later, they’re just fine. They let go of the frustration, move on and get back to being happy. Wouldn’t it be nice if we adults could deal with our anger that quickly? Continue reading

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#1 Stress Tip

According to a late 2008 report in Forbes, if you get less than 7 hours of sleep at night, you are at a “cognitive disadvantage;” your brain does not function properly. People who get less than 7 hours of sleep are three times more susceptible to colds and lack of sleep is a major cause of obesity and diabetes. Continue reading

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Use Music to Get Fired Up or De-Stress

Listening to Music Can Boost Your Immune Function A 2006 Journal of Advanced Nursing study showed that listening to music one hour a day for a week reduced symptoms of depression by 25%. Music, especially classical music, can also serve … Continue reading

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