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Tag Archives: stress
(Issue #514) Which Road?
If you get sidetracked, what tools have you developed to help you move toward your happiness? While participating in a guided mediation, I heard the words, “There is a highway to upset and a dirt road to happiness.” (Attributed to … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, awareness, Choice Tagged angst, Anxiety, inner control, peace, resilience, stress, upset 2 Comments
(#349) A Tangled Mess
We could ignore the tangles and hope they go away on their own. What is the healthiest and safest manner to help us stop going in circles, loosen up, and prosper? Ever had to deal with a root-bound plant? You … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Appreciation, assumptions, awareness, Balance, Critical Thinking, fitness, fortitude, growth, Life lessons, resilience Tagged distraught, strain, stress, tight 2 Comments
(#335) Politics, Anxiety And A Few Coping Strategies
How and with whom can you share love and goodness this week? In a recent survey by the American Psychological Association 52% of respondents identified the 2016 presidential election as “a very or somewhat significant source of stress” in their lives. … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Balance, Critical Thinking, focus, fortitude, health, hope, Life lessons, Mindfulness, mindset, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, responsibility Tagged Anxiety, crisis, emotional well-being, fear, presidential politics, resilience, stress, worry 2 Comments
(#270) Have You Spent Time With Ida Ownly?
A relationship with Ida Ownly has no future other than one of contrition, remorse, disappointment, and heartbreak. You know Ida Ownly, don’t you? I’m sure you (like me) have spent some time with her. And when we do it generally … Continue reading
Posted in action, Anxiety, awareness, Discipline, Excuses, Failure, fitness, focus, fortitude, growth, initiative, Integrity, Mindfulness, Motivation, organization, Personal growth, potential, priorities, Priority management, Words and Action Tagged budgeting, discipline, excuses, exercising, later, priorities, procrastination, regret, remorse, saving, stress, time management Leave a comment
(#250) Motivating the Motivators
Beyond the paycheck and benefits, what is being done to motivate those who are charged with motivating our students? Last week, I had the following question posed to me: How can we motivate more faculty to take control of their … Continue reading
Posted in Balance, Failure, growth, health, leadership, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, risk-taking Tagged burnout, faculty development, failure, growth, leadership, professional development, resilience, risk, stress Leave a comment
(#161) Reach Your Goals: One Step At A Time
Have you been feeling a bit rushed—overwhelmed by all you have in front of you? My suggestion is to remember that you do have the choice to respond—even when others have made your plans a mess. I am reminded often … Continue reading
Posted in Goals, Stress Tagged dreams, goals, priorities, stress, think 12 Comments