HAPPY?

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All our actions should be directed toward achieving happiness.  My personal belief is that God put us on earth to have joy.  What makes you joyful and happy?  Riches beyond imagination?  Cars, home, or job of your dreams?  Abe Lincoln once said “most folks are about as happy as they make up their mind to […]

A TERRIBLE DISEASE?

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Anxiety, insomnia, muscle pain, high blood pressure & a weakened immune system.   Not symptoms of a terrible disease—it’s STRESS!  According to the American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America survey, women report a stress level of 5.4 and men at 4.8 on a scale of 1-10.  Stress happens when the demands of work, school, home, and life-in-general, […]

Preventing Burnout on the Job

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We all face seasons of difficulty in the workplace. Recently, I read a great article by Jenny Rough titled “You Can Prevent Burnout on the Job.” Richard Boyatzis describes burnout as follows, “I think burnout is the wrong description of it. I think it’s burn up. Physiologically, that is what you are doing because of […]