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Article: Finding Balance
Everyone I know struggles to balance their work and home lives. No, wait a minute. That’s not true. My retired friends seem to have it down pat. The rest of us juggle, patch, negotiate, apply a temporary fix here and there. This isn’t very satisfying. In short, we feel as if we’re not doing justice to our careers or to our families and friends.
Article: Overwhelmed? Compartmentalize!
When we catch ourselves elongating a mishap or problem, we can compartmentalize. Big word, but relatively easy concept. Think of your life as one that is filled with a series of rooms. One room might hold that CEO who badmouthed your brilliant work. Another might hold your career with the company.
Get a Good Night’s Sleep!
Getting enough sleep is essential to success. This short list of ideas preps readers on the importance of sleep. A simple regimen is given.
TrainingBytes® Understanding Suicide
There were over 48,000 suicides in the United States - equal to about 132 suicides each day. Suicide is most often preventable. Most victims do not want to die. They have run out of options, see no way out or can see no end to the pain. Raise awareness and understanding about suicide.
TrainingBytes® Stressed Out? Tips to Get Relief
Stress is the body's reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. The body reacts to these changes with physical, mental, and emotional responses. In simple terms, stress occurs when something is impacting us… mostly based on the fear of the unknown. Stress is a part of life – both at work and at home. Tackling it head-on is the best way to overcome the negative results of stress!
TrainingBytes® A Good State of Mind!
Get to the bottom of what good mental health means! Good mental health is what should be desired in life – both at work and at home. Tackling it head-on is the best way to overcome and have a life worth living! This short, information-packed video is a fantastic follow-up to the popular TrainingBytes® Stressed Out? Tips to Get Relief program featuring Bob Monserrate (Stress & Mental Health Counselor).
TrainingBytes® Understanding Anxiety
Anxiety is something we all encounter as a normal part of life. Anxiety can actually be a motivator… helping us accomplish a task at hand that needs to be done. In simple terms anxiety is characterized as extreme fear or worry. Besides being worried and fearful about life in general, there is another type of anxiety that involves an irrational fear reaction in the presence or anticipation of a specific object, place, or situation.
Article: Stress - Getting Perspective
Let's be honest... we all deal with stress. Stress at work. Stress at home. And let's not forget the big stressors around the holidays. Stress is a part of life. But there are ways to deal with it. And it starts with putting stress in perspective. This article will help you do just that.
Hand Washing 101
You should always wash your hands before, during, and after preparing or eating food, using the toilet, caring for someone who is sick, blowing your nose (or coughing/sneezing), handling animals or touching garbage. Think of hand washing as a process. Follow these steps to ensure proper hand washing.
Substance Abuse: Appropriate Action
Dealing appropriately with unprofessional behavior caused by substance abuse.
Substance Abuse: Detection
Using reasonable suspicion of substance abuse to raise the issue of drug use with someone.
Substance Abuse: Intervention
How to legally intervene when a manager suspects substance abuse.
Substance Abuse: Staying Focused on the Issue
The importance of staying focused on performance concerns when dealing with a potential situation involving substance abuse.
Substance Abuse: Testing
The importance of communicating and enforcing employee drug testing policies is outlined in this short video.
Legal Briefs™ Substance Abuse - Program Introduction
Introduction to five aspects for dealing with substance abuse in the workplace and actions to keep the workplace drug-free.
Three Actions to Promote a Drug-Free Workplace
Review of the main actions which promote a drug-free workplace.
Article: Got Post-Holiday Stress? Try Laughing!
Are you congratulating yourself for having made it through another stress-filled holiday season? About the time you’re ready to take that much-deserved breath of fresh air, you go outside and realize the fresh air you’re breathing is generating stalactites under your nose.
Article: Stressed? Take a Break!
Ours is a complex, fast-paced world. We all know about the treadmill analogy. Some of us run pretty fast. The mind has a hard time catching up with the body. Some of us don’t so much identify with the treadmill as we do the Tasmanian Devil. Either way, we’re moving fast and we need a break.
Article: Take Time to Laugh
We need to work harder to stay positive during some seasons than others. If we haven’t supported humor and laughter in our workplace before, now is the best time to start. There are many benefits. Humor reduces stress levels because it helps us calm the chemicals that zip through our bodies when we’re agitated. We all need the physical balancing laughter offers.
Article: Taking Charge of Your Health
Research suggests workplace-generated stress, not just your average garden variety stress caused by the kids, mind you, but workplace-generated stress links to heart disease. When pollsters ask people to rate their stress, nearly half say they are suffering symptoms of burnout.