There’s a lot happening in the world right now and many of us have had our work lives turned upside down in recent weeks. Finding ways to manage the stress that comes with change and uncertainty can be tough.

If you’re struggling with balancing the many aspects of your new normal — like childcare, homeschooling, conference calls and project deadlines — while feeling stuck at home for an extended time with seemingly no end in sight, you might be looking for ways to restore a sense of balance and control to your workday life.

Affirmations are a holistic practice designed…

Competition is a word that stirs up a variety of emotions. For some it’s a rallying cry — a siren call to “crush the competition.” For others, the very thought of competition brings up feelings of anxiety and doubt. No one wants to fall behind and finding ways to gain an advantage is a huge focus for individuals and businesses.

The definition of Competition implies there must be a clear set of winners and losers. One source describes competition as a scenario where two or more parties “strive for a goal that cannot be shared; where one’s gain is another’s…

We spend nearly 1/3 of our adult lives at work, an average of eight hours a day, five days a week for decades. Whether you’re an employee or run your own business, work — in one form or another — is a common and relatable experience for most all of us.

Because work plays a such big role in our lives, finding ways to increase happiness on the job can contribute to a better quality of life on all levels. If you’ve ever been through a miserable work situation you know how job dissatisfaction can spill over into your personal…

“Don’t get too deep, it leads to over thinking, and over thinking leads to problems that don’t even exist in the first place.” ~ Jayson Engay

It’s easy to fall into the trap of overthinking when faced with big decisions at work and home. The thought process can become amplified to the point of analysis paralysis: getting stuck weighing countless options and seeking more alternatives until we become frozen, afraid to choose a direction.

The ability to quickly and effectively make decisions is a crucial skill. In work situations the potential opportunity cost that comes from picking the wrong option…

Kailyn Sarros

Trainer, Author, Coach. I Help Leaders and Entrepreneurs Find Joy, Reduce Stress, and Achieve Balance by Optimizing Their Workplace Experience

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