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Managing Emotions

Managing Emotions

Not all employees remain calm and collected when faced with change, disappointments, loss of resources, serious delays, and major stressors. Managing one’s emotions demonstrates maturity, self-control, and focus, and it helps prevent negativity from affecting others.

Don’t Let Worry Wear You Out

Don’t Let Worry Wear You Out

“Worrying doesn’t take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace,” wrote composer Randy Armstrong. Worrying is part of our survival makeup; when we worry, we consider threats and how to respond to them.

Let Nature Rejuvenate You

Let Nature Rejuvenate You

New research shows that there are mental health advantages that come with spending time immersed in natural settings. 

Develop a Stress Management Plan

Develop a Stress Management Plan

Develop a personal stress management plan by monitoring for a week what causes you stress. Keep a diary. Then experiment with stress management techniques.

Using Your Breath to Manage Stress

Using Your Breath to Manage Stress

Controlled deep breathing is standard in stress management training, and knowing why it works can have you doing it more often. One reason deep, slow breaths work so well is brain physiology. When you deep breathe, you use a different part of your brain to control your chest muscles instead of the part of your brain experiencing the “fight or flight” reaction to stress: the amygdala.