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“Blessed is the person who can have fun while being productive.” Really, isn’t that what it is all about. Enjoying what you do. Some people have fun actually doing their jobs. They get a kick out of creating or solving. Some people create fun while they are doing their job by connecting with the people that they work with. Does this mean that these people enjoy every aspect of their job? No. We all have tasks that are boring or difficult. However, these people are able get through those tasks or projects and find ways to lighten up the times by adding an element of fun here are there. Our research shows that those who have fun at work...Read More
Is your family plagued with stress or health problems? Does your family proudly claim to be couch potatoes? It is a new year and time to refocus. Two of the most common resolutions made at this time of the year are around fitness and spending more time with loved ones. Outdoor activities such as taking a nature walk together are a great way of keeping the family fit and spending quality time together. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Family Fit Lifestyle Although this is Family Fit Lifestyle Month, healthy habits should be a lifelong journey. I recently asked my sons what life lessons they have they learned from me (risky question but I wanted to know). I...Read More
The Hunt For Happiness Happiness, for some can seem like an elusive dream and for others it is a constant reality. The difference is a mindset that looks for the best in a given situation. If we spend our time waiting for life to be perfect…the children are polite and well behaved…there is enough money in our savings account and retirement fund…the renovations are finished…we have the right job…we have the best partner… we may be waiting for a very long time and we may be disappointed that happiness doesn’t seem to come our way. Happiness, for some can seem like an elusive dream and for others it is a constant reality. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet ...Read More
Having A Tough Day? It’s the end of the day and you’re exhausted, frustrated and wondering why you put up with your difficult boss. Understanding why some people become more difficult or negative, and when they are more likely to act that way, can prevent you from obsessing about your difficult boss to the exclusion of all the others who were quite pleasant and appreciated your work. By reflecting on your role in these difficult interactions, you will be in a better position to learn strategies to head off and/or counteract the stressful effects of these encounters. So why are some bosses difficult? The answers may lie in different areas, some related to the environment or sources of stress and some...Read More
Festival Of Sleep I must have been sleeping. I missed the Festival of Sleep this morning. The celebration is an opportunity to sleep in, snooze, doze, nap, and catch 40 winks. However, I did sleep in. I did doze off and I did go to bed early last night, so I guess that I unknowingly celebrated it anyway. In fact, I think that we should celebrate this for two solid weeks – The week between Christmas and New Years and then the week after New Years. What a great way to end an old year and start a new year. Learn more about the benefits of deep breathing and progressive muscle relaxation in the promotion of...Read More