Wellness and Burnout Recovery Blog
In fall of 2013 I led a sales team of seven people, traveled half the time for work, grew eighteen million dollars of business to exceed our sales goal by ten percent, finished the first draft of my novel, scheduled round-the-clock caregivers for my dying father, helped him plan his funeral, and bicycled 55 miles
How to Relieve Stress and Anxiety During the work day there are many ways to react when things get crazy and stress builds up. You can call someone and complain, reach for a substance (food, alcohol, medication) to comfort yourself, or do nothing and let your body bear the brunt of unresolved stress. Any of
Foods That Help To Sleep After a sleepless night your head feels cloudy and your mood often makes you act irritable and short-tempered. How miserable this is! Common advice to counteract insomnia often includes eating certain foods. Is there anything to this? This video describes foods that help to sleep. https://youtu.be/IWZhLZWgagY Here’s an
A friend gave me an unusual compliment after we slept in a dorm during a weekend bicycle ride. “You’re a good sleeper.” Since we hear dire warnings about the consequences of sleep deprivation—DIABETES! HEART DISEASE! ALZHEIMER’S! LOW LIBIDO! YOUR CHILDREN WILL NOT GET INTO COLLEGE! ZOMBIES WILL CONTROL YOUR HOME!—I felt good owning this skill
Forget New Year’s resolutions: focus on habits to improve health and reduce stress and entrepreneurial burnout
Are you already tired of your New Year’s resolutions? I would be, if I had made any. I’m tired of reading the lists on Facebook, links on Twitter, earnest articles everywhere. Most resolutions fail, most people give them up within six days, and people often pick the same resolutions for ten years without noticeable progress.
As a writer and southern storyteller, I regret I don’t have many good stories about family blow-ups during the holidays. I wonder why? Perhaps it’s because I learned these tips for How to Enjoy Your Family This Holiday Season from my relatives in the Giles and Rankin clans. Don’t drink.Or don’t drink much. My grandparents and parents