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De-Stress The Office

What does your company do when it’s up against a deadline? Teams are running around like mad, there’s a definite time crunch and in the air, the stress-levels could be cut with a knife. If you’re in a leadership role, you know those bottle-neck times all too well. Did you know that 80% of employees said the overall condition of their office affected how they perceive their employers?  There are many small changes that you can make to the atmosphere, behaviors and habits that will help de-stress the office. Here…

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Warding Off Stress: Helpful Tips & Tricks

April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress – in one way or another, everyone on this little blue planet deals with it. Whether it’s in the workplace or the home, in our bodies or our minds, with family or among friendships, stress is a real factor that has a huge impact on our lives. It’s an every day battle, and unfortunately for some, it can be a lifelong war. The good news we can fight back! In this day and age, there is an arsenal of weapons to combat everyday stress.…

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Medical News Today: Stress: A feeling of control may limit its negative effects

Researchers conducted a study on rats and revealed that the possibility of controlling the source of stress may be key to reducing its impact. Controlling stress is important to reducing its negative consequences. Everybody experiences stress at some point in their lives. Sometimes, stress can be a positive force and lead to positive outcomes. However, when it becomes chronic, it might produce a range health complaints. These may include headaches, muscle tension, chest pain, gastrointestinal issues, insomnia, and mental health conditions. According to the American Psychological Association, the top causes…

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