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Stay Safe & Warm At The Same Time This time of year, the weather can feel like a yo yo. It can be wonderfully warm…just like a beautiful summer day and the next moment, the cold air can led me to turn on my furnace, just so that the people on the other end of my phone do not hear my teeth chattering. Soon it will be running fervently to keep me warm. Before this happens, I need to make appointments for the annual fall inspections of the furnace, fireplace and chimney, as well as our smoke and CO2 detectors. Stress and Fall Chores These little annual chores can add to the stress of our to-do list –...Read More
Women Road Warriors They are the ones that travel the farthest, the fastest, the most often and go to the most unusual places or most extraordinary lengths to give service to their clients or community. Road warriors can be those who provide in-home care to our elderly. We are our business leaders who travel around the country to ensure that things are running smoothly. Road warriors may be our politicians who are working on our behalf to make sure our communities are safe, healthy and prosperous. They are speakers, educators and trainers who bring skills and strategies to teams coast to coast. Stress and Being A Road Warrior If these road warriors are also women and caregivers, the...Read More
Is Your Child Going On To Post-Secondary? It is that time of year…time to let go. 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 school year less stressful for your post-secondary child. UNDERSTAND THE SOURCES OF POST-SECONDARY...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. Procrastination and 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 wanted my new...Read More