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Wow, is it hot. 44 degrees C with humidity. Thanks to one of the most loved modern inventions those of us experiencing a heat wave are sitting cool in our offices, driving with the windows up, or lounging comfortably inside our homes. Not me…I think I am one of the few who doesn’t love air conditioning. Air Conditioning and Stress I hate going from a beautiful summer day into a restaurant or store only to be as cold as I am at a hockey game. My husband and I have a car with dual temperature settings. I can’t understand how 15 degrees in the summer is enjoyable when it is hot outside, but 15 degrees in the winter in our...Read More
Have you experienced this? The coach of a kid’s sport’s team is talking on his phone while the kids are playing. The driver in front of you is going slower and slower on the highway as they talk on their phone You are in the bookstore when the person walking beside you has their phone go off breaking the peace and silence. You are sitting at a restaurant enjoying the company and the meal when the person next to you engages in cell yell. Cell Phones and Stress I think that we have all been exposed to poor cell phone etiquette. Cell phones annoy us, but we can’t seem to do without them. We feel like we are...Read More
One-third of those surveyed for the Desjardins Financial Security National Health Survey say they are more stressed now than a year ago. About 30% of employees across Canada are experiencing anxiety, losing sleep, and/or suffering from headaches, muscle aches and other physical tension. Fear and Public Speaking One distinct form of stress originates from Glossophobia or the fear of public speaking. In these economic and chaotic times, it is imperative that company leaders communicate direction and support to their teams in an effective and confident manner. However, many leaders are wrought with anxiety when it comes to speaking in public, especially when the message to be delivered is negative in nature. The stress of speaking in public...Read More