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Are You Worried About Your Child Going On To Post-Secondary And Stress? It is that time of year…time to worry about our children and the changes that they may be facing. Parents are bound to worry when their kids go off to post-secondary school. Will they eat, go to sleep and wake up without their supervision? Do I think they will be able to keep up with the work? Are they going to make friends or socialize too much? Will the pressure to use alcohol or drugs be too great? How can you help your student become stress smart? Beverly Beuermann-King, a stress and wellness specialist with Work Smart Live Smart pulls together some great strategies that can make this...Read More
Can you find time? Stop looking. You will never find it. It isn’t lost. I missed it. As you can see September 6th is almost over. Was I procrastinating? Not really. I am behind/ on my blog postings, not because of procrastination, but because it was less of a priority than the other things on my to-do list. Fight Procrastination and Minimize Your Stress Sometimes we procrastinate because jobs or tasks are difficult or time consuming, but it is not procrastination if the job doesn’t rank in importance or urgency. So why else do we procrastinate? Perfectionism – have you ever wanted something to turn out ‘just right’, that you got overwhelmed by the details and couldn’t move forward? I...Read More
School Is Coming…Stress and Back To School Are you worried about back to school and stress in your kids? It will soon be the first day of school. It will be hard to believe that the summer has passed. Or that our children will be dawning their new shoes and backpacks and will be heading out the door. We will take the traditional pictures and wave goodbye as they walk into their new classroom. We can picture the morning as a good morning – organized – lighthearted and calm. But this is not a typical year, for many parents and children the school morning start may be filled with anxiety, fear, and overwhelm. Stress and Back To School. For many...Read More
We don’t often talk about Breastfeeding and Stress. We read how it is good for the baby. Also, It’s good for the mother. It’s natural. This is what Mother Nature intended. How can it be stressful? Really, it is easy…no pressure. No stress. Breastfeeding and Stress I thought getting pregnant was stressful. It never occurred to me that breastfeeding and stress would be so hard to deal with. Feeding my baby was even more stressful than getting pregnant. Here was this healthy little boy, weighing in at over 8 1/2 lbs and I loved nursing him. But it was very clear after 2 weeks that he was starving and as a new mom, I was horrified. Deemed a ‘failure to...Read More
Campfire and Relaxation. Gotta love the peace of roasting a marshmallow over an evening campfire. Did you know that the marshmallow originally came from a marsh mallow plant or that it started as a candy in Ancient Egypt? Campfire and Relaxation We need to hang on to the sense of calm and peacefulness that sitting by the campfire gave us. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Sitting by the camp fire…making smores or roasting marshmallows. There is nothing like the total relaxation of a peaceful night by the fire. The end of the August tells us that summer is unofficially coming to an end. It is important that we get ourselves ready for the busyness of the fall but it is equally important...Read More