In the Eye of the Storm: 9 Easy Tips to Help You Overcome Stress in the Workplace
Aug10

In the Eye of the Storm: 9 Easy Tips to Help You Overcome Stress in the Workplace

Layoffs. Workforce readjustment. Budget cuts. Downsizing. We hear these infamous words repeated every day in the news and at work. You might feel that you are in the eye of the storm, or maybe afraid that your life will devolve into desperation and ruin. You might even find yourself wondering, “Will I be laid off?”. Other workplace stressors can also include difficulty getting along with co-workers, workplace bullying,...

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A Season in Hell: Recognizing Compassion Fatigue
Mar15

A Season in Hell: Recognizing Compassion Fatigue

  Do you find yourself helping other people in difficult situations, such as taking care of a family member, or  someone recovering from an accident? As you might know, helping others can, over time, cause feelings of helplessness, anxiety, anger and irritability. This response is known as “compassion fatigue” and it is quite common among family caregivers, social workers, psychologists and counselors. Without...

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Women Tend and Befriend, Men Fight or Flee

The depressed financial state we lived in for the past few years has added considerable stress to many of our clients. According to the research, it happens to be the worst type of stress which left unattended can become debilitating. People typically have the ability to handle most crises when they are brief and the events that are occurring are not considered to be traumatizing. Chronic stress, as in the loss of a job and the...

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