How to Reduce Stress in Uncertain Times

Did watching the Presidential address and the response last night spike your stress level? No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, exposure to the government shut-down, economic pressures, and legislative uncertainty can elevate your stress level. In my research on job stress, uncertainty was the second most common source of stress (following overwhelm).…

Fear And Stress: Coping with media coverage of tragedy

Dealing fear and stress triggers in the wake of 3 hurricanes and the Las Vegas Shooting. Television coverage is designed to enagage the viewer and can trigger unwelcome emotions, stress and fear. I understand those triggers and watching the coverage of three hurricanes and the shooting last night in Las Vegas brings back a cold,…

Stress Management and Atrial Fibrillation

Eliz presented a stress management program for patients with Atrial Fibrillation at the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm Conference. She shared strategies to protect yourself from stress during periods or high stress, crisis, or in the case of Afib, chronic uncertainty. The program is based on her research on job stress.

Chaos In My Home Office: Women’s Stress Management

How do you stay productive and manage stress when your office is in chaos? A home office has its challenges: Interruptions are frequent.  Work hours are fluid.  The line between work and home is blurred. Working next to a construction site… well, that is my life and work for the next eight weeks. How do…