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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.

Stress Management: Dealing with Difficult People

Stress Management: Dealing with Difficult People

“Dealing with difficult people” is one of the most queried topics in workplace wellness. There are 92 titles on Amazon.com that contain this phrase. 

Real Power in a Smile

Real Power in a Smile

If you are on the front line of customer service, you’ve heard it a thousand times—“Smile!” What you may not know is the effect of smiling.

Hidden Opportunities for Managing Stress

Hidden Opportunities for Managing Stress

Many factors can contribute to workplace stress. Some may be out of your awareness. Discover them with a guided approach.