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Blue Monday….the most depressing day of the year. The date was calculated by using many factors, including: weather conditions, debt level, time since Christmas, time since failing our new year’s resolutions, low motivational levels and feeling of a need to take action. The proposed formula in calculating this day is: where weather=W, debt=d, time since Christmas=T, time since failing our new year’s resolutions=Q, low motivational levels=M and the feeling of a need to take action=Na. ‘D’ is not defined, nor are units. Get outside. Go for a walk. Even if it is a snowy, winter’s day, the benefits of getting a light break, beat staying indoors and moping around. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Many Things...Read More
National Clean Off Your Desk Day How we organize yourself can either help or hinder us in the way that we deal with stress. Clean Off Your Desk and you’ll notice the stress relief from being organized and neat. Purge periodically – it takes time but gives you more space and you may find that it can trigger your creative juices Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Clutter can add more chaos. But being too worried that everything is in its place can stop us from being productive and creative as well. Your personal organization should help you to move forward, give you a sense of control over your space and help to decrease the stress that you feel....Read More
New Year’s Resolution Week “This year, I am going to earn my CSP.” That is what I said several years ago at this time. And thankfully, I can say that after many hours of sweating it through, I received my Certified Speaking Professional designation in San Diego, California, July 2007. For many of us, New Year’s Resolution Week is a time to reflect on the changes that we want and need and in doing so we compile a list of resolutions. Unfortunately if our resolutions happen not to work out as we had hoped, we tend to put off trying again until the following year. Identify and visualize what feelings will come about by you achieving your goal. Create...Read More
Holiday Blues We deal with stress all year long, but during the holidays it can all seem a bit too much. Stress and wellness expert, Beverly Beuermann-King has some advice on how to avoid the holiday blues. You have one hour to get to the children’s holiday play, but you find yourself still worrying about what treats to make and where you’ve put the keys to the car. You are irritable, forgetful, overwhelmed by guilt and could fall asleep standing up. You may be experiencing the ‘holiday blues’. Have You Ever Had A Stress-Free Holiday? The holidays should be a time for relaxation and rejuvenation, but expecting the holidays to be stress-free and always merry can lead...Read More