Archive | October, 2012

Compassion, Judgment, and Stress

Sometimes when we are going through difficult times, we can feel very isolated.  It seems that we experience some problems alone, that know no one would really understand our situation.  Rather than reach out for help, whether it is  for advise, an ear or just an understanding shoulder, we decide to go it alone and […]

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Creating a Perfect Year

With Halloween right around the corner, it will only be a second before we are all ringing in the New Year.  It is amazing how much more quickly this happens each and every year.  I may be mistaken, but I am pretty sure that I was just writing down my resolutions for 2012 about a […]

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Recognizing and Reacting to Stress

This may seem like an odd thing for wellness coach to say, but stress is not necessarily a bad thing.   When described  in the very simplest terms, stress is a psychological or physical reaction to pressure applied to a person from external or internal sources.  While pressure is generally characterized as a bad thing, […]

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Celebrate Yourself

I think it is fair to say  that we all need a cheering section.  People standing on the sidelines applauding as we move toward our goals or more importantly, just through the day.  Just as the bystanders in a marathon energize the runners , our cheering sections should keep us moving forward in a positive […]

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Five Ways to Manage Stress

It is  no surprise that when asked to name the one thing they would most like to change in their workplace, employees almost always put stress levels at the top of the list.  What with downsizing, rightsizing, and endless budget cuts,  the mantra for so many companies these days is “do more with less”.   […]

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