When Reality Trumps Civility
In a recent workplace civility training workshops, as we were reviewing the list of behaviours that are considered workplace incivility, … read more
Strangers in the Day, Exchanging Glances…
If, like me, you are a Sinatra fan, this heading probably got you humming his classic Strangers in the Night, … read more
If Stress is Like a Rotten Guest
In response to my last post (Five Types of Stress), Slavko from Ottawa wrote: “For many people, stress is an … read more
Five Types of Stress
Have you ever been stressed to the point that you behaved like a lunatic? Did stress ever lead you to … read more
Stress-Busting Tool for You
In the last blog post I promised to share my method for dealing with that bad kind of stress, the … read more
Tuscany-Hills or Down-Hill?
These days, I’m the embodiment of intriguing new happiness research. As it turns out, that sweet anticipation for something good … read more
New Year’s Wishes – Embrace Your Fears!
As we enter 2013, I wish you a year of embracing your fears. Specifically, befriending the five key fears that … read more
In Praise of Teflon
What’s better, Teflon or Velcro? In a recent blog entry, I suggested that we all could benefit from becoming a … read more
Where’s Your Compass Pointing?
It’s Family Day weekend in Ontario and I invite you to conduct a quick self-scan: are you experiencing stress symptoms? … read more
Art of Mini-Vacation
I’m off to a mini vacation and I’m feeling oh-so-self-righteous about it. Research suggests that people who take regular vacations … read more