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How to Be Assertive (Without Losing Yourself) How to Combat the Most Common Symptoms of Being Overworked. It is because in the usa Abusing the employee is the standard. the 6 week vacation you take all at once would go a very long way to making the american worker more productive and happy.

How to Combat the Most Common Symptoms of Being Overworked

A 6 week vacation would allow them to take real vacations that would also help the economy. Instead of me spending my week of vacation less than a few hundred miles from home, if I had even just 4 weeks in a row, I would ride a motorcycle across the USA from coast to Coast going slowly on a historic route like Route 66. But here in the USA we have our work ethic set by one of the most worker unfriendly people to have ever lived. Henry Ford did not believe in giving workers vacations, he despised his employees, and tried everything to have them paid as little as possible. he was one of the reasons the Labor Unions here in the USA came to be. the other "pillars of industry" you will hear people touted as great Americans, Like Rockefeller and Carnegie both were proud of how badly they treated the worker.

How To Train Yourself To Be In The Mood You Want. Dec 27, 2010 When you have major changes going on in your life, or you’re just frustrated about where you are, it’s easy to get trapped in a cycle of depression, bad moods and frustration.

How To Train Yourself To Be In The Mood You Want

Top 10 Tips to Reduce Anxiety. 100 Natural Ways to Overcome Anxiety. By Tara Miller The fast-paced lifestyle that so many lead today has resulted in a generation of individuals with high anxiety.

100 Natural Ways to Overcome Anxiety

Rock Your Day - Time Management Tips & Business Productivity Techniques. Dan Gilbert asks, Why are we happy? 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools. When things get out of control and you momentarily lose your emotional balance, there are any number of little things you can do to regain it. Here are ten tools to help get you started. 1. Wash your hands and face and brush your teeth. It cools and cleans the parts of your body that you use most frequently, which is relaxing, and gives you that "fresh start" feeling. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. The Best Ways to Keep Stress and Anxiety at Bay. I used to stress about everything.

The Best Ways to Keep Stress and Anxiety at Bay

I was real bad about it. Now I don't stress at all, mostly because I got very ill for a couple years and stress is on the top five list of things that trigger my disorder. So I don't stress over things - I've already done something very hard and got through it okay. I can get through everything else because it just doesn't measure up. 10 All Natural Ways to Stop Feeling Depressed. Life is a drag.What’s the point of anything?

10 All Natural Ways to Stop Feeling Depressed

I’ll never be happy. Do any of these gloomy thoughts sound familiar? It’s likely they do. The occasional case of the blues is perfectly normal, but that doesn’t make dealing with it any easier. If you allow them to, negative thoughts can fester and lead to serious depression. While these suggestions won’t eliminate your problems, they can help you break a negative thought pattern and stop feeling depressed. Depression Part Two. I remember being endlessly entertained by the adventures of my toys.

Depression Part Two

Some days they died repeated, violent deaths, other days they traveled to space or discussed my swim lessons and how I absolutely should be allowed in the deep end of the pool, especially since I was such a talented doggy-paddler. Want to Have More Fun? Go on a Mission. Want To Have More Fun? Go On a Mission. Writer Jean Stafford scoffed, “Happy people don’t need to have fun,” but in fact, studies show that the absence of feeling bad isn’t enough to make you feel good; you must strive to find sources of feeling good.

Want To Have More Fun? Go On a Mission

Research shows that regularly having fun is a key factor in having a happy life; people who have fun are twenty times more likely to feel happy. Recently, I noticed a pattern among activities that people find fun: Go on a mission. There’s something about having a playful purpose, of trying to achieve something, that makes an activity more fun. For example, a friend told that she loved visiting flea markets and antique stores to look for old globes – not fancy ones, cheap ones. A Simple Strategy for Neutralizing Stress. I was sued by the Prime Minister of my country 2 years ago - a direct lawsuit against my reply -with a lot of sarcasm- to one of his statements, on my blog.

A Simple Strategy for Neutralizing Stress

The guy wanted me in jail. Seriously. Plus; the governments changed the laws a little bit too much for themselves and got judges and prosecutors under their control so there was so little chance that I, a university student with a simple personal blog would be justified agains the Prime Minister of the whole country! Of course, I couldn't change the reality. How To Get Through Damn Near Anything. Apr 18, 2010 Ever have one of those tough-as-hell weeks where it feels like the world is unloading both barrels at you – where things fly at you at such an vicious, unrelenting speed that you feel like life is pushing your limits simply to see where your breaking point is?

How To Get Through Damn Near Anything

Where the pressure is on, the sleep is never restful, and you find yourself bubbling up with frustration about your job, your endurance, your attitude … and it seems like at any moment that life is about to break you? I recently had a week of exactly that. It was curious. And by “curious” I mean fricking hell. So, How Do You Cope With “Hell Week” (or Month, Or Year …)? The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows. Waldosia - The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows. The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a compendium of invented words written by John Koenig.

waldosia - The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language—to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don’t yet have a word for. The author's mission is to capture the aches, demons, vibes, joys and urges that roam the wilderness of the psychological interior. Each sorrow is bagged, tagged and tranquilized, then released gently back into the subconscious. ▸ visit the facebook page to hear the backstory behind each word ▸ follow on twitter (@obscuresorrows) for whatever reason ▸ send me a tumblr message describing emotions you need words for ▸ send me an email via JOHN KOENIG is a designer and commercial director who lives in St. 40 Ways to Let Go and Feel Less Pain. “If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace.” ~Ajahn Chah Eckhart Tolle believes we create and maintain problems because they give us a sense of identity.

Perhaps this explains why we often hold onto our pain far beyond its ability to serve us. We replay past mistakes over and over again in our head, allowing feelings of shame and regret to shape our actions in the present. Though it may sound simple, Ajahn Chah’s advice speaks volumes. Science Explains Why We Get Nervous (and How to Deal With It)