Feeling Angry at your Boss? Try a Voodoo Doll

The stress relieving action may have an impact on productivity, stress-related illness and absenteeism, making voodoo dolls a valuable workplace tool. Continue reading “Feeling Angry at your Boss? Try a Voodoo Doll”…

I think, therefore I am (awake and miserable)

Psychologists define rumination as “the focused attention on the symptoms of one's distress, and on its possible causes and consequences, as opposed to its solutions.” Farmers define rumination (by their cows) as “to chew again what has been chewed slightly and swallowed.” Either way, it’s an unappetizing way to spend your evening. Continue reading “I think, therefore I am (awake and miserable)”…

Less Stress, Better Interview

Being prepared for the interview is one of the best stress relievers. Continue reading “Less Stress, Better Interview”…

Three Tips for Reducing Stress

If you’re in a job search in this competitive environment, you may be feeling the accumulated stress of months of emotional ups and downs. Uncertainty about the future brings its own brand of stress, and having to make do with less as you adjust your family budget to your current reality brings even more. Here are some tips to help you cope and maintain your energy as your continue your search. Continue reading “Three Tips for Reducing Stress”…