dealing with stress

Be stress free and start your own business or not?

Before embarking on a self-employed career, you need to give consideration as to whether you are really suited to what will initially be a 24 hour job.

Learn How to Manage Your Anger

How many times do you feel angry but don’t know why? How often do
you become aggressive and say things you don’t really mean, and then feel upset and guilty afterwards? Similar events happen to most of us, at some time, and we fail to understand the reasons.

International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women’s Power

International Women’s day has always had a specialmeaning for me. To read of the stories of community, empowerment and leadership is such a motivation and encouragement for all women, whether at home or in the workplace.

Stress Reduction: Summer Activity

When my children were small, I would always look forward to the summer holidays although my friends would often laugh at me. How could I stand ‘the kids’ being at home all the time and have to entertain them, 24/7? Fortunately, I had a spacious garden, in which they could play, and we would go to museums, parks, have play-dates with other children and sometimes go away for a week or two. However, during term time one of the biggest stressors to me was the continual looking at my watch to make sure I was on time to do the never-ending ‘school run’. And so, when the summer arrived, it was a relief not to have to nag the children to do their homework, practice the piano, cello or violin, or rehearse their ‘times-tables’. So for me, summer was bliss.

Stressed? Cellphones and Family Holidays

Last week, when walking by the sea, I paused to watch family members on holiday enjoying the summer sunshine. Whilst some small children rushed excitedly from one side of the boating lake to the other, and others were playing in the sand, adults often chatted distractedly into their mobile phones. Cries of ‘Daddy, Daddy!’ or […]

Motivational Speaker Carole Spiers says … Don’t let Passive aggression inhibit team-building

Motivational Speaker Carole Spiers says that passive aggression may seem an improvement on active aggression, but it can destroy the momentum of a project. Often it is linked to inadequate change management, causing needless stress at work.