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How to Protect Your Mental Health During the Extended Covid Crisis

How to Protect Your Mental Health During the Extended Covid Crisis

It was around week 4 of Covid. I was feeling antsy. I was starting to snap at my family. Suddenly I realized I was getting burned out from being cooped up at home with nowhere to go and no one to see. Of course, I was grateful that I was not all alone. After all, I had heard from a few of my friends who live alone that they hadn’t had a hug in weeks. And, I was grateful that neither my family,...

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What Does Sunlight Have to Do With Banishing Burnout?

What Does Sunlight Have to Do With Banishing Burnout?

Would it surprise you to learn that there are several very powerful impacts of spending time outdoors? Natural daylight impacts a variety of physical, mental, and emotional functions. Let’s remember that without the sun plant and animal life could not thrive. As you probably remember from early science classes the sun helps plants grow by providing energy for the process of photosynthesis to...

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Three Tips to Enhance Employee Engagement in Wellness

Three Tips to Enhance Employee Engagement in Wellness

What can you do to enhance employee engagement in your wellness programs? I have developed three simple ideas to help you win over your non-joiners and even get them excited about getting involved with your wellness events, and moreover get them more engaged with your teams. Nowadays most large companies are offering some sort of wellness programming. Unfortunately, engagement levels in these...

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What Is Emotional Intelligence & Why is it Important?

What Is Emotional Intelligence & Why is it Important?

Ever since Daniel Goleman released his book, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, emotional intelligence has been recognized as a key indicator of management success. Previously, many managers were promoted for technical skills alone. If they had emotional intelligence, that was icing on the cake. No longer will that person be successful in today’s workplaces. According to the...

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What Does Emotional Intelligence Have to Do with Banishing Burnout?

What Does Emotional Intelligence Have to Do with Banishing Burnout?

In my Banish Burnout presentations and webinars, we talk a bit about emotional intelligence and how important it is at work. Now, more than ever, managers need to be even more emotionally intelligent than they already were. Some people are not even aware of how much the Covid-19 isolation is affecting them. I, myself thought that I was A-OK at first, but after awhile I realized that though I...

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How to Find Happiness at Work

How to Find Happiness at Work

Photo Credit: You-X-Ventures How do you feel when you go to work everyday? Do you feel excitement, dread, stressed? Did you know that there are ways to find happiness at work every day? What is happiness? Is it that elusive feeling you get from the idea of being rich or famous? No, not really. Happiness comes from your own brain. First let’s define happiness. The Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary...

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How Does Sleep Impact Weight Loss?

How Does Sleep Impact Weight Loss?

Did you know that there is a direct correlation between the amount of sleep you get and the ease with which you lose weight? According to Dr. Ethan Lazarus president-elect of Obesity Medicine Association, “quality sleep helps optimize the balance of hormones that support your weight loss efforts, which makes 7 – 9 hours of sleep nightly an essential part of slimming down.” You probably know that...

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Overeating: Habit or Addiction?

Overeating: Habit or Addiction?

In my Banish Burnout Toolkit™ the first step is the Stress Audit™, in which you write about your reactions to any particular stressor or stressful event. In order to change your reactions to stress it is important to first look at how you react to stress so you can think about what steps you are going to take to change. We look at the various reaction types: physical, verbal, emotional,...

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