Archive for the ‘ Psychology ’ Category
Pursuit Of Happiness
To feel good and thrive, researchers say that people need a 3:1 positivity ration. That means we need to hear three positive statements for every negative statement. Having a positive attitude has been linked to mind-body-spirit benefits including: Greater creativity and increased intuition Better cardiovascular health and reduced risk of stroke. Increased resilience and happiness […]
Are You Having Fun Yet?
Our work lives can be so stressful on a daily basis and we all know that stress is very harmful to our physical and mental wellbeing. My workplace is no different, especially recently with some corporate changes. One thing that I am trying to remember throughout the day is to have fun. Now, maybe what […]
Reversing Negative Momentum
The other day, I wrote about defining successful and how this is an individual experience. Even though each person needs to define what success is to themselves, many have a hard time doing that. They are stuck because of someone or something. They can never see themselves being successful at anything. My blogging friend, Kristen Barton Cuthriell, […]
During challenging and difficult times at work when changes are taking place and there is uncertainty of how things will end up, we can allow ourselves to become uptight and stressed. What we really need to do is to become resilient. Since Veterans Day is near I began thinking about the soldiers who fight for […]
Working With A Miserable Person
I am sure that I am not alone when it comes to having encountered someone who truly seems to fit the saying “misery loves company.” It is difficult enough if we have to handle customers or vendors with this type of syndrome, but what if it is a coworker or worse yet your boss? Why […]
Dangers Of Being A Perfectionist At Work
I am working with a client who is having difficulties getting his work done as a manager. As we began to dissect why, it became clear that he was doing tasks that could be delegated to other staff members. As we discussed this further, he would say things like, “It is just easier to do […]
Are You Just Behind Or Could It Be Procrastination
Are you constantly behind on your work or projects? Do you have a messy desk with several little stacks on it? Is there never enough time to finish all you have to get done? If the answer is yes, you could be suffering from procrastination. I am sure you remember that old saying “don’t put […]
It’s Their Fault….The Blame Game
“Don’t find fault, find remedy.” ~ Henry Ford Have you ever worked with a blamer? Or maybe you live with one. This type of personality is very difficult to deal with, because they truly believe that someone else is always to blame. I recently had the “opportunity” to work with a blamer. I say “opportunity” […]
What If I Don’t Feel Like Going To Work?
As much as I would like to say that I am “Miss Smiley Face” at work everyday, there have been days that I just don’t want to be there. Okay, I said it…. My staff is going to raise their eyebrows at me today. I always am the one that greets everyone when they enter […]
Are Your Goals Stuck?
Many times we have the desire to achieve something, but for one reason or another it seems like we never get to it. It just seems to sit there waiting…and waiting..and our frustration builds because we get stuck. There are a few things on my goal list that seem to have fallen into this pattern. […]