Consider these strategies when you want to learn to trust:
Learning to trust is one of the most important elements of life. Those who trust others live calmer, more emotionally stable lives. Every bit as important, those who live their lives in ways that are trustworthy will no doubt be living their best lives. Trust can be defined as complete confidence in a person, plan or situation. Trust is also the trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others. Essentially, when we trust someone, we have confidence or faith that they’ll behave a certain way.
Consider these strategies when you want to learn to trust:
To-do lists are a useful tool for prioritizing your workload, for making sure you don't forget anything and for visualizing all the things you have to do. Once you've created your to-do list, you can then work through it one item at a time and that way get a real sense of progress as you tick each item off.
But these days a to-do list can be much more than simply a list of tools on a piece of paper. Thanks to the power of computers and the web, you can now get much more from your lists by using the right software.
Read on for some examples.
You Don’t Need Prozac to Deal With Work! Ten Strategies to Beat Job Stress Without A Prescription From Your Doctor
Many people use medications to treat their workplace stress and anxiety. However, there are ways you can lower stress naturally.Learning these natural coping mechanisms and integrating them into your daily life can greatly alleviate the stress you feel at work.
How you react to events can make a big difference in whether your work time is enjoyable or miserable. A positive attitude can go a long way toward lowering stress, but there are also other techniques you can use to feel more relaxed as well.
It takes courage to be a leader, but even if you have fears that have kept you from leadership roles thus far, it doesn’t mean that you can’t overcome them and achieve positions of leadership.
Each decision you make in your personal and business life is a testament to your courage. Something as simple as refusing a rich dessert because you want to stay fit takes a certain amount of courage if you have gnawing cravings for sugar.
Other decisions you must make may be monumental and require the courage of a lion. A decision to quit a high-paying job to follow your life’s dream is a major decision that takes courage – and planning. And, some decisions may seem unimportant in the moment, but later you may see that they were life-changing.
So, how do you muster up the inner resources to step out there and go for it?
Unfortunately, stress has become the norm in many workplaces. Employees are expected to do more with less resources. Others do not have job security due to downsizing and layoffs, while others are caught between the demands of balancing work and family schedules.
For many, quitting their jobs or changing careers is just not a reasonable option. As a result, it is important to learn some simple tips that can help to reduce stress in the workplace.
So what can you do to reduce the stress you face at work every day?
Whether you’re head of a large corporation or head of your family core, the best way to lead is by example. It builds trust and admiration and you can easily get much more accomplished in a shorter amount of time. It’s especially helpful for team leaders to lead by example so they can rally and inspire the group to victory.
Here are a few ways to lead by example – no matter who you’re trying to lead:
Leadership in today’s world requires new leadership values. No longer is a leader simply a person who can make a good photo op and inspiring speech. Today, a leader faces challenges with huge political, economic, and environmental consequences. A leader should have the ability to convince followers (and others) to change destructive habits, be good communicators, and focus more on the participation of women in leadership roles.
Leaders are prone to take risks and those risks may cause others to see them as "losers," especially if the leaders don’t have full knowledge of what the endeavor consists of before they become involved. Some mistakes come from thinking so radically that it’s impossible to know how taking a chance will turn out. If it turns out well, the leader is a hero. If not, serious consequences may be the result.
There are some common mistakes made among most leaders that are avoidable if you know some leadership strategies. Here are five common mistakes which can and should be avoided if you’re in a leadership role:
Does your morning routine consist of staying in bed as late as possible while barely making it to work on time? Getting the day off on the wrong foot can negatively impact your entire day. Imagine how different your life would be if you had a morning routine that ensured a good day, instead!
If you’re like most people, your morning probably goes something like this:
How can you expect to have a great day when you have a morning routine that is disjointed, harried, and unhealthy? A good day requires intentional preparation and a solid foundation.
Consider these ideas when developing your positive morning routine:
Many of the people who contact me are busy professionals who are stressed out and overwhelmed with juggling business, family and personal development. Even if you’re currently in transition, you still are faced with the challenge of managing your tasks and resources to create the kind of lifestyle you desire.
Here are some simple and effective ways to balance competing demands on your time and energy. Implementing these should result in greater satisfaction at work, better relationships with loved ones, and a marked increase in your energy level. All of these combine for lifting you to a higher level of overall health, vitality, and enjoyment of life.
Dr. Steve Stutz, CTACC is a certified Life Coach, spiritual director, and conference/ workshop speaker. He lives in the Houston, TX metro area and specializes in the helping people sort through the complexities of modern life to discover their passions, gifts, and personal style.