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‘Health is wholeness and balance, an inner resilience that allows you to meet the demands of living without being overwhelmed.’ Weil Optimal Health Allows you to come into contact with germs and not get infections. Optimal health should bring a sense of strength and joy, even amidst the day-to-day stresses of life. It is more than just the absence of disease. Optimal health involves good health care, self-awareness, living according to our values and beliefs, being your own best friend, realizing the value of family, friends and co-workers, and enjoying an enthusiasm for work, growth and life. Stress Awareness Sounds simple enough, but when we look at the ‘sadistics’ around stress, we see that 1/3 of Canadians feel that they...Read More
Laugh At Work Week LAWW is a week dedicated to building more fun into our workplaces. Work should always have an element of fun. Fun keeps us engaged, increases our creativity and helps us to problem solve. However, we know that you are a very lucky person, if you can get your work done and have fun doing it. As supervisors, leaders, owners and team members, we need to think of ways to make our job and our workplace more fun and exciting, especially in chaotic times. Beverly’s Hot Tips For Building Resiliency and Celebrating Laugh At Work Week: Post a cartoon of the week or Murphy’s Law Of Our Workplace – is there something that relates to the pressures that the...Read More
What Is Spring Fever: A feeling of restlessness, excitement, or laziness brought on by the coming of spring. Spring Fever Definition: Is a physiological and psychological shift in the body’s response to changing seasons. Forget about chocolate and oysters. The changing ratios of light and darkness announcing the beginning of spring invariably put the whole animal kingdom into a quiver. Not only is love in the air but so is the return of our energy and rise in our moods. A feeling of restlessness, excitement, or laziness brought on by the coming of spring. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Statistically, at least half of the people who live in the northern latitudes of USA and Canada experience more intensely the...Read More
Spiritual Wellness Month “I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need and I know what it is to have more than enough. I have learnt the secret to being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether poor or rich. I have the ability to face all situations because of the strength God gives me.” Philippians 4:11-13 This is the sign above my desk that I read everyday that I am in my office. I am not there yet, but it is what I strive for. Contentment. A belief that things will be okay and that I will be okay. Start with breathing. It can serve...Read More
What Is Optimism? Wikipedia states that Optimism is “an inclination to put the most favorable construction upon actions and events or to anticipate the best possible outcome. Optimists generally believe that people and events are inherently good, so that most situations work out in the end for the best. We tend to look at optimistic people as those with their heads ‘in-the-clouds’ – out of touch with reality. However, we know from our research that optimistic people are not always smiling and chipper – they get mad and angry. However, they don’t get stuck in their emotions and they have been found to be better at doing one thing then those with a different attitude or outlook on life....Read More