Live Smart Resiliency Blog
There are two blogs on this website. The Live Smart Resiliency Blog provides tips on helpful ways to cope with everyday life stressors. Scroll below to discover resiliency and wellness strategies that will lead to more joy, success and meaning in your life.
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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...Read More
A Necessity In Maintaining Mental Health Water is vital to life and it is often overlooked as a stress reliever. Every cell and every system in the body is dependent on water for healthy functioning. Normal daily activity causes the loss of about 2 litres (6-8 cups) of water, which must be replaced throughout the day. Our brains are composed of approximately 70% water and our blood is more than 85% water and according to research, a 5% drop in body fluids will cause a 25% to 30% loss of energy in the average person and a 15% drop in body fluids causes death. It can be quite dangerous to rely on thirst alone in determining your body’s...Read More
I’m putting so many hours into my business and I’m beginning to feel burned out. Help! How can I keep my company afloat but still lead a normal life? Burnout is a state of fatigue while feeling frustrated, overworked, and unappreciated. Burnout can be a serious consequence of an unbalanced life and occurs when a person persists with a way of life that doesn’t meet their expectations or exerts too many demands on their energy. Often this is the case for a new entrepreneur or a small business owner. Some of the other signs of burnout include needing more hours to get your work done, lack of focus, decreased creativity, sleep problems, forgetfulness, substance abuse, becoming cynical, distrusting,...Read More
Laugh At Work Week 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 these chaotic times. Beverly’s Hot Tips For Building Resililency and Celebrating Laugh At Work Week: Post the cartoon of the week or Murphy’s Law Of Our Workplace – is there something that relates...Read More