Stress Management

Psychological strategies

3 Proven Psychological Strategies to Add Years to Your Life!

Confidence / Self Improvement / Stress Management

No, we haven’t found the fountain of youth. However, psychologists and neuroscientists have conducted a ton of research regarding how people can flourish in this life and enjoy happiness, while actually extending their lives— in both a physically and mentally healthy way. This post truly captures the essence of the three most powerful, research-based psychological strategies to make this happen &#... Read More »

Tips for Healthcare Professionals - 3 Keys to Preventing Burnout

Healthcare Professionals: 3 Keys to Preventing Burnout

Blog / Stress / Stress Management

We don’t often think about the extreme stress that medical practitioners endure while shouldering the tremendous responsibility for the lives of their patients. Burnout and early career termination are frequent occurrences among these professionals, whether they are doctors, nurses, mental health professionals, trauma first responders, EMS professionals or emergency room staff. Some of these medic... Read More »

How Corporate Wellness Programs Boost Employees AND Companies

How Corporate Wellness Programs Boost Employees AND Companies

Self Improvement / Stress / Stress Management / Workplace Wellness

Corporate wellness is a current buzz word, but the fact is, some businesses have been offering corporate wellness programs for years or even decades. New research on corporate wellness and the physical effects of stress is making more and more corporations interested in implementing their own wellness programs, and I wouldn’t be surprised if this becomes the norm in the future. Arguably the most c... Read More »

How Stress Impacts Physical Health - Fight or Flight in the 21st Century

How Stress Impacts Physical Health: Fight or Flight in the 21st Century

Blog / Stress / Stress Management

In my last blog post over at Advising the Advisors, I talked about how stress forms. Although most people view stress as the result of specific negative events in their lives, stress is actually not formed by these events but rather how you interpret them. A negative event can trigger a series of negative thought patterns, and when you get caught in these tangents you, yourself, create your own st... Read More »

Emotional Wellbeing

How Stress Can Knock the Health Out of You!

Stress / Stress Management

Robert Sapolsky in his wonderful book, “Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers,” said it best: “A critical shift in medicine has been the recognition that many of the damaging diseases of slow accumulation can be either caused or made far worse by stress. Accordingly, a wealth of research has surfaced over the past 30 years showing clear relationships between stress and major diseases, including asthma, back... Read More »

Advisors: 4 Steps to Reduce Stress

Advisors: 4 Steps to Reduce Stress

Advising the Advisors / Stress Management

The foundation of stress is not an event, such as dealing with an angry client, having difficulty with your prospecting calls, or watching the market tank unexpectedly. It is your “self-talk” about each event that either causes stress or doesn’t.  These “self-talk” habits are part of what I call your “internal critic.” Your “internal critic” is that little voice within that spews out an average of... Read More »

Do Advisors, Clients Suffer From PTSD?

Do Advisors, Clients Suffer From PTSD?

Advising the Advisors / Stress Management

When we think about post-traumatic stress disorder, we typically envision combat, tornadoes, and hurricanes. But PTSD is not limited to life-threatening events. Events threatening financial security (and even career-security) can be very traumatic. A recent study reported in Health & Social Work examined the risk of PTSD associated with sudden and dramatic personal financial loss. The authors ... Read More »

Mindfulness: The Educator’s Newest Tool for Maintaining Stress Resilience & Wellness

Mindfulness: The Educator’s Newest Tool for Maintaining Stress Resilience & Wellness

Stress Management

 Stress and the education profession typically go hand in hand. In fact, this is exactly the reason that I wrote “The Teacher’s Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide.” In the past few years, a new category of stress mastery skills has emerged with much new research in neuroscience behind it: Mindfulness exercises, directed at actually re-wiring the brain for maximum resilience and wellness. An educator fo... Read More »

The Manager’s Success Toolbox

The Manager’s Success Toolbox

Advising the Advisors / Financial Advisors / Stress Management

Managing Interpersonal Conflict in the Workplace Managing interpersonal conflict in organizations is among the most critical and important skills that employees on all levels of the organization can possess. Job insecurity, fueled by fears of downsizing, mergers, the unstable economy and an unknown organizational future, produces fertile ground for the development of conflict. Moreover, advances i... Read More »

Seven Surefire Strategies for Success Over Stress: How to Build Lasting Resilience!

Seven Surefire Strategies for Success Over Stress: How to Build Lasting Resilience!

Self Improvement / Stress / Stress Management

By Jack N. Singer, Ph.D. Susan has been suffering a series of medical conditions, which her doctors have not been able to diagnose or treat effectively. On and off pain in her stomach, achiness in her neck and back and headaches have become a regular part of her life. Susan fears that she may have cancer or another dreaded disease that has been missed by her doctors. After a series of negative tes... Read More »

Avoiding burnout

Recognizing Burnout Before It Is Too Late

Stress Management / Work-Life Balance

Do you feel constantly tired and irritated by work? Burnout’s symptoms are as varied as those who suffer it. Some people get angry, some become quiet and introverted, while others overeat or abuse drugs and alcohol. If your job is stressful, it’s important to find out if you’re headed for job burnout. Some common pressures include job demands, changes in the workplace or unbalanced work-family tim... Read More »

wonder woman pose

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Confidence / Stress / Stress Management

3 videos by Amy Cuddy that you should watch. There has been a lot of research into how others perceive our body language, and the importance of sending the right message. However, Amy Cuddy delves into how we are influenced by our own body language — and how a few strategic power poses can make a world of difference in our self-confidence and stress levels.     Read More »

How to Permanently Master Your Anger by Dr. Jack Singer

Getting Calm to Get Inspired

Anger Management / Stress Management

Everyone has days when “inspired” is the last word they would use to describe their mood. Not even close, in fact! The good news is that while inspiration cannot be forced, there are some simple tips to follow that can result in you getting calm enough to call inspiration your friend again. Where to Start Calm your mind.  Worrying over your rotten mood or lack of inspiration is just going to make ... Read More »

How to deal with workplace stress

Manage Job/Workplace Stress – The Golden Rule

Stress / Stress Management

There are many times that you apply for the job. You get the job. And the job pretty much sucks. You often put in your best efforts, but everyone around you is dissatisfied. The reasons are beyond your understanding. Your fellow-workers are not happy with you; some of them do not hesitate to taunt you. Your boss frowns at you for nothing. Your wife nags you for your late arrival by 30 minutes from... Read More »

5 Tips for Balancing Work and Home Life by Dr. Jack Singer

5 Tips For Balancing Work and Home Life

Stress Management

In a world that seems to be ever more frantic it is more important by the day to find a sustainable balance in your work and home life. Without balance we become over stressed, which is not healthy. So it’s important to find balance between work and home life. Let’s look at 5 tips for balancing work and home life by being on the look out for the following:. Look at your work schedule. Are you work... Read More »

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