Do You See Humor In Your Life?

I heard an entertaining speaker yesterday at the DTC-CBW meeting - Karyn Ruth White. Her humorous talk had us wiping tears from our eyes because she was so funny. Karyn told us to look for humor in situations, especially when the situations are … [Read more...]

12 Things To Do When Times Are Tough

Life isn't always a bed of roses. Sometimes it can be like a roller coaster. Here are some ideas for getting through a tough situation: 1. Surround yourself with positive people. It's easy to get down when you have negative people around … [Read more...]

Ways to Reduce Stress – Step 4

Set priorities first, and schedule your time second Sometimes it is tempting to just react all day long, responding to emails and doing the things that seem most urgent at the expense of sacrificing some priorities in our lives.  We don’t … [Read more...]

How to Cope With Stress – Step 3 part 2

This is a continuation from yesterdays blog of tips to help reduce your stress level. 6.  Sleep 7 – 8 hours each night.  Very few people can be productive with fewer than 7 hours of sleep.  I have found that when I am rested, I seldom get … [Read more...]

How to cope with stress – Step 3

We are aware that all stress can’t be planned out of our schedules. When we plan ways to gain more control over our day, we call this stress management. It is a set of skills that we need to learn and practice as well as teach them to our children. … [Read more...]

Ways to Reduce Stress – Step 2

Change your routine and mindset to minimize the recurring stressors  Until you accept responsibility for your stress, nothing will change. Many people forget that they are in control of their life and the decisions they make.  They live their life … [Read more...]

Ways to Reduce Stress – Step 1

Spend a little time identifying all the things that make you stressed in your day-to-day-life. Write in a journal.  Especially make note of when you feel stressed.  Review my blog from yesterday telling about the signs of stress.  Here are some … [Read more...]

Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress has become a way of life. Feeling stressed is very common in our crazy busy society. Day in and day out we experience stress at all levels – stress at home, in the office, at the malls, on social media sites, watching or reading the daily … [Read more...]