I’ve had my fair share of stressful working environments through my working life and I know that it can be a painful place to be. So I thought that I would share some tips for coping with a stressful work environment. There are many factors that make a work environment stressful, it can be bad communication, uncertainty or even dominance from other workers. Things like funding cuts or looming redundancy can make work a stressful place to be. Having said that
Welcome to Should Land. You should have lots of fun here because you should enjoy the rides, should like the people here and should get on with what you are doing because everyone else does. The whole problem with ‘should‘ has come up very regularly with my clients lately. They have been doing things because they have a feeling that they should – because someone has told them they should or they feel like they should because of ‘such and
So yeah, I’ve been drawn into a world of procrasti-knitting over the past few days! I have been getting my work done and of course have all the preparation and designated time for my clients, but I have been drawn to a new knitting project rather than doing some of the tasks that need doing around the house. I have discovered both yesterday and today that there are two sides to procrasti-knitting, one is good and one is not quite so
So you have a dream…but you want someone else to make it happen for you… Today is perhaps going to sound like I am ranting a little bit (and perhaps I actually am) because it is something that really irritates me. At the moment, my Facebook feed is being littered by one of my friends wanting a change in career. He wants to go back to something he did many years ago. Sound OK, right? Sharing your dreams with friends?
In the fast paced and busy world that we live in today, it is all too easy to become overwhelmed and want to step off the planet for a while until things get better. Today I want to share with you some information on overwhelm and how to over come it. I can remember many times throughout my life when I have felt overwhelmed and it is most certainly not a pleasant feeling. It makes you want to hide or
You know, there is just 3 things to make today a good day, not matter how bad it may have been (or seemed!) The simple method if to think about three things that you are grateful for that day (see, that is all the 3 things to make today a good day) I told you it was simple! …and what’s more, they don’t have to be HUGE things that you are grateful for, they can be as simple as the
Yes you, stop trying to think other people’s thoughts, you are NOT a mind reader and you are only making things worst by creating problems that weren’t there in the first place! One of the most common reasons for people worrying and feeling uneasy or unhappy is that they over think things, try to think the thoughts of other people and start churning up all sorts of things that they can add to the original thought blowing it out of all proportion.
Do you have a fear of failure? If you do, you are most certainly not alone! I think pretty much everyone has some kind of fear of failure in their lives, be it in their personal life or work life. More often than not, your fear of failure has been imposed on you through your life and education. I bet you can remember the first time you felt like a failure… the time when you didn’t get full marks on
Take these 3 simple rules for life to take action, do something and make life better! 3 Simple Rules in Life 1. If you do not go after what you want, you’ll never get it. 2. If you do not ask, the answer will always be no. 3. If you do not step forward, you will always stay in the same place. To get what you want in life you have to take action. Go after what you
Have you ever made a wish when the time hits 11:11? Or perhaps wishes on the seeds of a dandelion clock or a loose eyelash? We all get into these little habits stemming from stories and old wives tales that we have learned over the years. I was a sucker for them and would make a wish every time I lost an eyelash or the spotted the time was 11:11 (even doing it more often if the clocks in the