Stress vs. Burnout

Stress vs. Burnout

What is the difference between stress and burnout? It depends on how you view the terms. Excessive stress is typically the cause of burnout, making them closely related but different things. Let’s compare them by symptoms and onset. Stress is brought on by over...
The Laughter Effect

The Laughter Effect

One day I went to a “Laughter Yoga” class and had no idea what to expect. In fact, I was so tired that I almost skipped it. And I’m incredibly grateful that I went! What I learned was that the energy created by the simple act of laughing infuses your body, mind, and...
Strengthen Your Mental Muscles

Strengthen Your Mental Muscles

Mental fitness is your state of mental wellbeing — it represents your ability to make decisions, your awareness, and how you respond to life’s challenges. You can better navigate change, stress, and conflict when you’re mentally fit. As a Certified Positive...
Tackling a Busy Schedule with Ease

Tackling a Busy Schedule with Ease

We all have too much to do. Having too much to do, or a feeling of overwhelm, is the most common form of stress in today’s world. There are simply not enough hours in the day to do all the things we need to do. Here are a few tips to effectively deal with having too...
Overwhelm…How to Beat It!

Overwhelm…How to Beat It!

Feeling overwhelmed is a natural reaction when faced with multiple tasks, projects, or even just so many things coming at you all at once in life. Here are some steps to help you regain control and start making progress: Breathe and calm down: Take a few deep breaths...