Stress

What to Do When Work Stress (Literally) Makes You Sick

What to Do When Work Stress (Literally) Makes You Sick

Alyson was 35 when she had a stroke. The ambitious attorney awoke one morning unable to move, the left side…

Stress Leads to Bad Decisions. Here’s How to Avoid Them

Stress Leads to Bad Decisions. Here’s How to Avoid Them

A senior sales executive I’ll call Daniela was frustrated. She’d been working on delegating more to her team. To her…

Prevent Burnout By Making Compassion A Habit

Prevent Burnout By Making Compassion A Habit

“I am sick to death of the ridiculous situations I have to deal with at work. The pettiness, the politics,…

Handle Your Stress Better By Knowing What Causes It

Handle Your Stress Better By Knowing What Causes It

No matter how brave, hardworking, and intelligent you may be, there comes a time when stress becomes overwhelming and you…

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

When I was in my late twenties, I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Doctors operated and told me to hope for the best….

CEO Stress – Take Some Time To Relax

CEO Stress – Take Some Time To Relax

For many, being a CEO is a dream job; you get to enjoy a high salary and a luxury lifestyle….

Battling The Physical Symptoms Of Stress

Battling The Physical Symptoms Of Stress

Steve should have been celebrating. A 30-something entrepreneur in the Bay area, he had just closed a multi-million dollar round…

Don’t Get Surprised by Burnout

Don’t Get Surprised by Burnout

Coming back to the UK after an intensive, three-day consulting trip, I was on the edge of a panic attack….

The Powerful Effect Of Noticing Good Things At Work

The Powerful Effect Of Noticing Good Things At Work

Over the course of a typical workday, negative and positive things inevitably happen to you. If you’re like most people,…

Make Yourself Immune To Secondhand Stress

Make Yourself Immune To Secondhand Stress

Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless…