Live Smart Resiliency Blog
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Public Speaking Fear: Did You Know That More Canadians Would Rather Be Exposed In Public Than Have To Deliver A Speech. For many Canadian, success is dependent on their ability to effectively and efficiently present their ideas to others, yet the fear of speaking in public has left many people visibly shaken, nauseated and tongue-tied. Speaking effectively is rarely a natural talent, but it is one that can be learned. Fear of public speaking can lead to a self-fulfilling prophecy but a few small tips can relieve most of the stress many people feel. Beverly’s Hot Tip For Celebrating Freedom Of Fear Of Public Speaking Day: Challenge your fears. What is the worst that could happen? Usually, we let our...Read More
Let It Go Regretful Situations and Difficult People. These can play on our minds and lead us to becoming angry, frustrated, hurt, guilt-ridden or even embarrassed. It is time to let them go. Why is Letting It Go So Hard? I get it. I understand why it is so hard to let go of the anger, resentment, frustration, guilt and regret. Moving past these situations is difficult. Your logical mind wants to work it out so that it doesn’t happen again. You focus on the “what if’s” and “if only’s”. You replay the situation over and over. We have this need to be right. It is a safety thing, and being wrong is not safe. So we dream up all...Read More
Men Differ In Handling Stress Men generally tend to deal with stress differently than women. Women tend to share, while men tend to bottle the stress up inside of them. For men, this can eat away at them causing high blood pressure, gastrointestinal issues, sleep issues and a loss of perspective. According to the Centers for Disease Control, men die at higher rates than women from the top 10 causes of death, with stress being one of them. Some of us suffer from what I call ‘terminal seriousness’ from the stress created in our workplaces and personal lives. Terminal seriousness can hamper communication, problem solving and teamwork. Taking some “playtime” can help relieve this stress from building. When we take...Read More