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Practice Self-Care  to Banish Burnout

Practice Self-Care to Banish Burnout

Self-care can encompass so many facets of our life. Self-care can refer to physical self-care like healthy eating, exercise, and sleep. It can also refer to mental self-care, which is equally if not more important than physical self-care. Mental self-care incorporates many different aspects from being kind to yourself, to seeking the help of a counselor or caring for yourself by practicing daily...

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Set Healthy Boundaries to Banish Burnout

Set Healthy Boundaries to Banish Burnout

Have you ever said yes to something you wish you had said no to, at work? Saying no at work seems overwhelming sometimes, but it doesn’t have to. It all depends on how you look at a situation and how you respond to it.  Setting healthy boundaries is about declaring for yourself what you will and won’t accept from other people. This could be tasks or projects or favors you are asked to do. For...

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Six Ways to Get Your Reactions to Stress Under Control

Six Ways to Get Your Reactions to Stress Under Control

This year more than any other we have learned that we are stressed beyond our limits. Stress was already becoming an issue with 66% of Americans approaching burnout, according to Gallup.1

Then to top things off the Corona Virus came tumbling down upon us to completely turn our world upside down. Company leaders suddenly had to respond as quickly as possible to this new government mandate called sheltering-in-place.

Those who fared the best were the ones who adapted by accepting things out of their control. In terms of controlling our mood, this means learning how to modulate our emotions in order to get our stress under control.

Here are six ways to get your reactions to stress under control.

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Janice Litvin to appear in Speaker Showcase 3/25

Janice Litvin to appear in Speaker Showcase 3/25

On March 25th at 9 am PDT I will be presenting 8 minutes of my Banish Burnout content in this upcoming Speaker Showcase. You are all invited as our guest. My ideas come straight from my Banish Burnout keynote speech and workshops. You will be able to put these techniqes into practice immediately. Bonus: I will be giving each attendee a free copy of my Banish Burnout...

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CEO World Magazine – C-Suite Agenda – “Three Ways to Enhance Employee Engagement in Wellness”

CEO World Magazine – C-Suite Agenda – “Three Ways to Enhance Employee Engagement in Wellness”

Stress has reached an all-time high – before the pandemic 80% of workers were experiencing stress, according to the American Institute of Stress. Now those numbers are even more staggering. From remote work causing undue stress for workers, especially those with school-aged children to the “on-call” nature of work, human resources faces a big challenge in initiating and executing workplace wellness programs.
One major problem is that participation rates are still lower than desired, partly because of the weak communication. Two-thirds of companies offer wellness programs, but only 33% of the employees at those companies are aware of their wellness programs and many others are not inspired to participate.

There are three key ways to enhance engagement in workplace wellness.

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Justin Jones-Fosu Interviews Janice about Banish Burnout Toolkit

Justin Jones-Fosu Interviews Janice about Banish Burnout Toolkit

I recently had the pleasure of talking with my colleague, Justin Jones-Fosu, diversity speaker and author of Your WHY Matters NOW: How Some Achieve More and Others Don’t. Justin interviewed me about my new book, Banish Burnout Toolkit. Justin Jones-Fosu: We're going to dive in to find out practical ways and strategies to reduce stress, no matter who you are or where you are. Janice, I’m super...

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How to Make New Year’s Resolutions Work in the Time of Covid

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions Work in the Time of Covid

At this time of year, we often find ourselves setting new year’s resolutions. This year it seems harder than ever given the rough 2020 we’ve all experienced. Gaining weight is one of those rough impacts that many people experienced as a result of quarantining. According to an article in University of Missouri Health Care the Quarantine 1” has become a common way to refer to weight gain during...

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How to Stay Active in Only Ten Minutes a Day

How to Stay Active in Only Ten Minutes a Day

Exercise in Ten Minutes with Nickels & Dimes Today I learned a quick way to stay in shape during the holidays and beyond. Penned “Nickels and Dimes” by David Goggins (https://davidgoggins.com/), you need only five minutes, twice a day. We look at it as a work break. It’s so simple. All you need is a timer and your body and your positive mindset. Here’s how it works. You choose 2 basic...

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