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Road Rage Have you ever had a bad day and then while driving home some “jerk” makes you even more angry? Or have you ever been embarrassed that your children have witnessed you lose your cool while driving? Almost everyone has experienced a road rage situation and we can find hundreds of news articles on incidents of road rage. Even comedian, Robin Williams reported that he suffered from intense road rage and once yelled so loudly that his embarrassed son begged him to put the window up. The only difference between you and a road ‘rager’ is how you deal with the feelings that occur while driving. Commuting Reality A study by Clark, reported that the average commute by Canadians...Read More
Fear, Stress And Public Speaking Public speaking is a common source of stress for many people. Many people report that they would rather be naked in public than have to deliver a speech to their peers. Few of us can avoid public speaking entirely and for some of us, our success in the workplace is determined by our ability to effectively and efficiently present our ideas to others – whether it be to a large or small group. Overcoming Stress and Public Speaking Speaking effectively in public is rarely a natural talent, but it is one that can be learned. For some, the stress of public speaking can be too much. Expecting that your heart will race, your hands will...Read More
Why A Day In The Park? It is incredible how we can focus on the difficult side of life and can often ignore the most amazing and beautiful things around us. We spend our day worrying about deadlines, annoyed over colleagues, frustrated with family. and disappointed in our circumstances. Sometimes we need to put life back into perspective. One of the easiest ways to put our stress back into perspective is to move from our “belly buttons out to the rest of the world”. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet How can we quickly put life back into perspective? It is easy to let our perspective on life get distorted, especially when we don’t have a proper balance in our life....Read More
Stress of Change Moving, having children, starting a new job, quitting a comfortable job, getting married, getting divorced, buying a car, buying a house, upgrading your technology, implementing a new system…. How Do You Feel About Change? Change can be scary – it can be difficult – it can cause anxiety. So why do we have so much trouble dealing with change? 1. Difficult saying goodbye – whether it be to a loved one or a world that has given identity, change can often mean that we lose something of value. 2. Dislike chaotic and confusing – situations in which no one seems to know the new rules. This loss in direction can lead to a fear of the unknown. 3. Difficulty...Read More