2806, 2019

10 Non-Meditative Ways to Be Mindful

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: Burnout, Life Transitions, Workplace Stress|0 Comments

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the process of offering moment-to-moment awareness to our experiences in a gentle and curious way. It is an intentional practice of trying to be in the now - so when we notice ourselves pulled into the past or the future when practicing mindfulness, we practice gently shifting our attention to the present.  We often associate mindfulness with meditation, but there [...]

1806, 2019

5 Ways to Maintain a Sense of Control Through Major Life Transitions

By |June 18th, 2019|Categories: Life Transitions|0 Comments

When I think about change, Jon Kabat-Zinn’s quote often comes to mind: “You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” Throughout our lives, things are constantly changing. Life transitions can vary in intensity, often filled with worry, loss, and doubt. Even the transitions that can on the surface feel positive, can be tied with worries and fears. Change can be hard, and [...]

1806, 2019

Does Your Stress Stem from Navigating Social Identity Issues at Work?

By |June 18th, 2019|Categories: Social Identities, Workplace Stress|0 Comments

When social identity issues are not addressed well in the workplace, it can cause a lot of stress. You know it’s rough when your workplace stress is about the navigating the dynamics of being the only minority on the Diversity Task Force, experiencing cultural isolation in the work place, or figuring out how to address hurtful and infuriating comments from coworkers, clients, and bosses [...]

1406, 2019

How to Express What You Need in Your Relationship

By |June 14th, 2019|Categories: Dating & Relationships|0 Comments

When disagreements or difficult conversations with our loved ones arise, many of us may cope by using old ways of protecting ourselves like withdrawing, avoiding, and leading with frustration. These approaches can feel better in the short-term, but can also make us less able to identify what we need and how to communicate them more effectively. If you are struggling to express what you need [...]

2805, 2019

Burnout Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: Burnout|0 Comments

Even – and sometimes, especially – individuals with the strongest passion for what they do can fizzle out, and get "burnt out." Burnout runs deeper than daily stress, as it's typically the result of chronic stress that's permeated into different areas of an individual's life. By understanding what burnout looks like, you’re empowering yourself to seek help if, and when, you need it. What is [...]

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