Category: Tips

Be Less Stressed this Christmas

As we near the end of 2020, stress levels can skyrocket. Even with COVID restrictions on gatherings, meaning there is less hustle and bustle, it can still be a highly stressful time of year. There are just new dynamics to manage and for many, added pressure to create the perfect Christmas or Holiday for their […]

Tired of having to cope? It's called Coping Fatigue

Does it feel like you can’t handle one more thing on your plate? You're not alone! It can be hard to keep coping when there is so much uncertainty in the world. Regardless of the issues you face, when the volume seems insurmountable, like the proverbial punches won’t stop, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. You […]

#WFH Tips

Having trouble getting focused and productive time while working from home? It can be tough. I've had a lot of practice with my first professional #WFH gig in 2003. There is a lot of advice out there. I managed to rattle off 10 tips in this interview. What would you add to this list? Hope […]

Find a Sense of Control on Lockdown

The mental health impact of temporarily having our freedom restricted to come and go as we please, doesn't mean we lost our freedom to do, be and believe.

Yes, that's grief, but different.

We are collectively grieving life as we knew it. The grief process is expressed differently for everyone, but there is no escaping the five stages of grief which are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. But this grief – grieving the way we expected society to function - it’s different. Unlike when we grieve during […]

How to Feel Better in Isolation

During the #COVID19 pandemic, self-isolation may be the right decision for you and your family, but it’s easier said than done. Isolation, whether self-chosen or imposed by government, carries risks to your mental health and we need to talk about how to mitigate the risk. If your lifestyle is busy and you are always on […]

How to Stop Worrying

I once heard worry described as a down payment on a problem you may never have. By definition, worry is tormenting yourself with disturbing thoughts. If you’re a worrier, you get it. I don’t have to explain to you the anxiety-producing sensations caused by fretting about something that’s out of your control or hasn’t happened […]

How to Stop Bad Days

Have you ever had the kind of day where it feels like nothing can go right? By the time you arrive at work you’re feeling “off”. You may even announce “Today’s going to be a bad day.”  By nightfall, you’re proven right. The triggers for a bad day are endless. Waking up late, heavy traffic, a […]

Get Out of Relationship Ruts

There’s always that one person. The person who gets under your skin. The two of you just clash. Which, under normal circumstances, doesn’t matter. You could just ignore each other and go on with your life – except you work with this person. Urgh. What do you do?  Live in misery; going to work knowing […]

It's OKAY to Call them Problems

(A message for corporate professionals who love corporate speak.) It’s a thing. For a long time now, in the corporate world and in the personal development space we like to avoid the word problem and replace it with the more gentle and optimistic term “opportunity”. Nice try, but it’s killing your resilience as a team […]
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