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How to Stay Mindful, Healthy and Safe at Work

Life, Work By December 11, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

When work is stressful, it can interfere with every aspect of your life. You sleep less, you worry more, and all of this takes a toll on your health. As a workplace safety expert and the owner of my own rack inspection company, I know all too well how intimately connected physical and mental health are. The two health disciplines…

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7 Reasons You Might Get Workplace Depression & How to Avoid It

Depression, Life, Mind, Work By December 5, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Have you ever sat at your desk, stopped whatever it was you were doing and just thought ‘What am I doing with my life and why am I here?’ Do you ever feel so pushed to your limits at work that you just want to chuck everything down and leave? These are both simple examples of what workplace depression can…

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How to Deal With the Psychological Stress of Unemployment

Life, Work By March 28, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

If you’ve lost your job, you’re probably dealing with a number of emotions, the mixture of which is hard to contend with. You’re suffering from the loss of your professional identity, your daily routine has been upended and you might be struggling with a lack of self-esteem. When you add to this a loss of financial security, it is understandable…

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Can Life be Effortless?

Life, Stress, Work By May 22, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Modern society is plagued by many contradictions, and we tend to accept them as an unavoidable side effect of progress. Efficiency and agility are highly valued virtues, but at the same time we are required to display patience and self-restraint. We are bombarded from all sides by ads that offer instant gratification, yet we are supposed to invest time and…

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How to Fuel Creativity

Life, Mind, Work By March 7, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Whether you consider your creative habits a little bit of fun or something that defines you, pretty much everyone has their own way to indulge their creativity. Writing, drawing and playing music all have a unique way of calming people, of connecting people to their feelings and of generating a sense of personal achievement. But, all too often, walls suddenly…

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Three Signs Your Values Don’t Fit Your Work Life

Life, Work, You By February 28, 2016 Tags: , No Comments

“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” ― Roy Disney Respectfully, I disagree with Mr. Disney. Every day we are challenged to make value-based decisions with many facets to consider around this issue. Often we need to take family, friends, or colleagues into consideration and sometimes our values aren’t in the best interest of…

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