10 Ways to Monitor Corporate Stress Levels

10 Ways to Monitor Corporate Stress LevelsGood military leaders work hard to balance thepositive and negative stress. Positive stressencourages high performance. Negative stressdegrades individual and unit capability. The bestleaders know how to use positive stress to get themost out of their personnel. And they know how totone things down to... Read More

Stress Control: Tough Leadership vs. Easy Does It

Tough leaders are usually seen as ogres. Their exacting demands and high expectations add to stress levels. And their obsessive compulsive behavior can have a negative effect on results if they don't understand how to control stress to get positive results without serious negative reactions.The same kind of leadership challenge... Read More

Control Stress with High Morale

When Army leaders fail to control battlefield stress, they lose as many soldiers to combat stress as they do to enemy bullets. Even when they are well trained, these soldiers are more likely to collapse in the face of great stress.Units with high morale and esprit de corps, however, lose... Read More

10 Ways to Benchmark Workplace Stress

With almost 50% of workers complaining that their jobs are very stressful, it is no surprise that more than two-thirds of all medical problems are stress related.Each day, workplace stress is credited with more than a million absences and at least 40% of all personnel turnover. Studies show stress is... Read More

13 Stress Reducers & Profit Boosters

The United Nations declares workplace stress to be a worldwide epidemic. In the United States alone, forty-six percent of workers report that their job is very stressful. This adds up to a million stress related workplace absences each day.Individual stress control techniques are important. Meditation, soothing music, biofeedback, and other... Read More

3 Kinds of Workplace Stress

Workers across America will tell you that stresslevels are increasing. The demand for anti-depressants is up. Doctor's visits areincreasing. Stress-related ailments are shootingup like a rocket.There are many stressors behind all theseproblems, but the gurus generally classify thestress itself into three categories.Understanding the major types is the first step tocontrolling... Read More

Overcome the Top 10 Causes of Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is on the rise and it's costing corporate America a fortune. Some estimate that 80% of health care costs are stress related, and these expenses go right to the bottom line.According to CNN-Money.com, Americans spent more than $17 billion for anti-depressants and anti- anxiety drugs in 2002, up... Read More

Stress Causing People to ?Super Size?

Stress Causing People to "Super Size" by Georgianna Donadio D.C., M.Sc., Ph.D. It is currently reported that two out of three adults is either overweight or... Read More

Stress & Burnout: The Adrenal Factor

I was a psychotherapist for years before I got involved in the holistic movements....before I became a shaman. I had a strong interest in psychosomatic problems. The popular approach at that time, which is still common, was that many body problems, pains, etc., were all... Read More

Beyond the Stress of Success - Access Your Thriving Zone

Genuine enthusiasm...real feeling of accomplishment...sense of satisfaction and fun. Welcome to your thriving zone! How do you gain quick access? Simple...take 3 easy steps. Pause to Refresh Think Thriving Thoughts Re-energize in Thriving Environments Pause to Refresh...Given the relentless demands of nonstop 24/7 lifestyles, it is easy to forget we... Read More

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Study: Stress Sources Differ For Managers And Employees - And Why It Matters
Forbes
A study earlier this year from Towers Watson examined the sources of stress at work and found that managers and employees view the problem very differently. The study is called Workforce Stress: The Employer/Employee Disconnect, and involved ...


How Your Stress-Management Techniques Are Making You More Stressed
Huffington Post (blog)
Many of us think of stress as a mental or emotional state. The truth is stress starts as a chemical event that radically changes our chemistry and physiology. The hormones adrenaline and cortisol are released in response to stress and serve very ...


Free stress management course
Herald-Mail Media
The Wellness Center at Berkeley Medical Center will offer a free quarterly stress management lecture series with Kara Combs. The series begins at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 17, in the cardiac rehab area located in the McCormack Center. The first session ...


Stress Causes Health Problems, Which Then Cause More Stress
WUKY
Over the past four years, that stress has undermined her own health. "I have some chronic health conditions that have been affected by the stress of managing all this," Moritz says. "My own well-being has taken a back seat just because everyone around ...

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NPR (blog)

People Asked A Stress Psychologist Just About Everything On Reddit
NPR (blog)
She said that the questions during the "Ask Me Anything" session were common issues that her patients ask about all the time. "We're all going to experience stress," she told Shots. "It's a normal part of our day, but we have a choice in how we respond ...

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Stress: Tips for Taming Work-Related Angst
Guardian Liberty Voice
Another tip for effective stress management and taming work-related angst is self-realization. This aspect plays into the personal perspective of the work environment. If a person discovers they are miserable at work and the stress of the situation is ...


Get out of your head – learn mindfulness stress management
Michigan State University Extension
Have you heard the new buzz word or approach to stress management? That new word is “mindfulness.” Wikipedia defines mindfulness as a meditative practice which originates in Buddhism, but has gained worldwide popularity as a distinctive method to ...


Stress management workshop series offered in Potsdam
WatertownDailyTimes.com
The theme of the July 17 session is “Body Awareness in Stress Management” and the theme of the July 24 session is “Developing a Philosophy of Stress Free Living.” For more information or to sign up, email LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com or call 347-4223.


Florida Breast Cancer Foundation funds UM study of stress management in ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Coral Gables, Fla. – Can psychological intervention help women adapt to the stresses of breast cancer? It appears that a brief, five-week psychological intervention can have beneficial effects for women who are dealing with the stresses of breast ...

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NPR

Half of Americans under high stress over past year, survey says
Boston Globe
The survey pinpointed activities most likely to help reduce stress, such as exercise, spending time outdoors, or engaging in hobbies. When asked, however, what they, themselves, did for stress management, only 49 percent regularly exercised, 57 percent ...
The Vicious Cycle of Stress and Poor HealthBoston.com

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