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Fear And Stress Of Public Speaking Public speaking is a common source of stress for many people. Many people report that they would rather be naked in public than have to deliver a speech to their peers. Few of us can avoid public speaking entirely and for some of us, our success in the workplace is determined by our ability to effectively and efficiently present our ideas to others – whether it be to a large or small group. Speaking effectively in public is rarely a natural talent, but it is one that can be learned. For some, the stress of public speaking can be too much. Expecting that your heart will race, your hands will sweat, that...Read More
The Everyday Routine Moving, having children, starting a new job, quitting a comfortable job, getting married, getting divorced, buying a car, buying a house, upgrading your technology, implementing a new system…. How Do You Feel About Change? Change can be scary – it can be difficult – it can cause anxiety. So why do we have so much trouble dealing with change? 1. Difficult saying goodbye – whether it be to a loved one or a world that has given identity, change can often mean that we lose something of value. 2. Dislike chaotic and confusing situations in which no one seems to know the new rules. This loss in direction can lead to a fear of...Read More
Have you ever had a bad day and then while driving home some “jerk” makes you even more angry? Or have you ever been embarrassed that your children have witnessed you lose your cool while driving? Almost everyone has experienced a road rage situation and we can find hundreds of news articles on incidents of road rage. Even comedian, Robin Williams reports that he has suffered from intense road rage and once yelled so loudly that his embarrassed son begged him to put the window up. The only difference between you and a road ‘rager’ is how you deal with these feelings. Commuting How many of us get to and from work and a study by Clark,...Read More
Regretful Situations and Difficult People. These things 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. 5 Tips To Let It Go: Identify those situations or people that pushed your ‘buttons’ Recognize the emotions behind these situations and then do something to relieve the tension. Try deep breathing, a hobby or exercise Positive self-talk. Reaffirm that you are doing the best that you can Take time for yourself on a regular basis and especially once you notice the pressure building Rely on your supports to relieve the emotional tension, remove the source and/or provide care so you can get a time out...Read More