What Is Holiday Regression? It's the great holiday migration, with many families coming together. Back, for a time, under the same roof. These trips home for the holidays can be a minefield for memories that spark our attitudes and behaviours. Our families are filled with sibling rivalry or seemingly demanding parents. Often our responses to these … [Read more...] about 10 Tips For Avoiding Holiday Regression
Archives for December 2019
Fighting The Winter Blues The alarm clock goes off, but you would rather roll over and continue sleeping. Sometimes, there are days that you could literally sleep the day away. You get up, look in the mirror and you feel dumpy and grumpy. You go to the cupboard and instead of something healthy to get you started, you search for one of those sugar … [Read more...] about Fighting The Winter Blues
Drunk Driving Can Have Devastating Effects One bad decision can have devastating effects. This my family knows only too well as 20 years ago one young man's bad decision after work left our brother and sister-in-law dead on the side of the road. Drunk driving, left parents heart-broken, robbed brothers and sisters of the chance to lean on each … [Read more...] about Stop Drunk Driving
Read A New Book I loved reading. I would read between homework assignments, favourite TV shows, or on the bus. Loved to stay awake until the wee hours if the book was enticing enough. That was before children. Now, I have a hard enough time reading my work-related books. A Gallup poll reports that about 37% of Americans read more than 10 … [Read more...] about Read A New Book
Do You Drive Safe? “I am in a hurry to get things done. I rush and rush until life’s no fun. All I really got to do is live and die. I am in a hurry and don’t know why.” – Popular Country Song I caught myself speeding again. For no other reason other than the adrenaline push was on. I wasn’t late. I was just rushing. Can you relate? Have you … [Read more...] about Are You Focused On Safe Driving?
Holiday Stress At Work "It's The Best Time Of The Year"...or so the song goes as we celebrate the holidays. The holidays are here and it is time to focus on wellness and fun, but for many employees, the holidays are often filled with anxiety, dread and guilt. As an employer, you can control some of the variables that create holiday stress. Start … [Read more...] about 10 No Or Low Cost Wellness Ideas To Celebrate The Holidays
Are Your Teams Wasting Time At Work? According to a Robert Half Technology survey, almost two-in-five say that they will be wasting time at work shopping from the office or on a corporate device this holiday season. Vouchercloud.com in their study of nearly 2,000 full-time office workers, revealed that 79% admitted that they were not … [Read more...] about Workplace Wellness: Wasting Time At Work Can Be Costly