Organisational Change

Stressed? When a Headache Becomes a Heart Attack!

What is Stress? Of course stress exists, but the word ‘stress’ itself is often applied incorrectly. Many people will use it when they have a temporary work overload, whereas in fact stress only occurs when a person perceives (over a prolonged period) that they have insufficient personal resources to cope with a given situation.

Managing Work Related Stress: Engaging the older generation

Is age just a ‘numbers game’ or is it more of an attitude and mindset? Do we really start forgetting things at the age 50 or is this an excuse for being lazy and not keeping our minds active?

Getting older happens to everybody and it should be seen as a new chapter in one’s life, says Motivational Speaker Carole Spiers.

Beyond Stress and Anxiety: A Miner Miracle

And so the 33 miners from San Jose mine in Copiapo, in Chile were brought to the surface after being entombed 69 days and half a mile [624 metres – 2,000 ft metres] underground, imprisoned under tons of rock.

In order to stay alive, they needed to build a community and without this peer group support that gave vital encouragement from the stronger to the weaker, when it was needed, they would never have survived the ordeal.