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This Month's Featured Program:

Featured seminar (3-6 hours depending on exercises):

Visionary Leadership


-Communicating your message
-Defining moments
-Modeling the behavior and commitment to success
-Finding your life balance
-Growth is not adding on but letting go!

Lynn designs programs specific to her client’s needs. She has developed 300 modules over her last 15 years as a training consultant. Modules can be combined or added to any program to create the ideal session for your company. 

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Feature Article

Managing Stress - Part II

Welcome back to our two part series on Managing Stress. I hope the ideas and actions of last month's article were helpful and gave new direction to your daily lives. Incorporate these points to daily actions.

Look closely at the 33 recommendations to add balance to your life and control stress points. Number 27-separating work and home life, is huge. I have friends that practice symbolic steps like "jammies or sweats after work" or from dinner on no email etc. Whatever method works best for you..start now. Keep your lifestyle goals where you can see them everyday. Anthony Robbins shares that less than 2% of the population have written goals they refer to daily and those that do achieve them almost 100% of the time.

Best of luck and only good stress for you all....

Stress Management
Additional Points to Consider

There are several other things we can do in terms of managing our level of stress. The following list includes some of the more important ones.

Get sufficient sleep – without enough sleep, it doesn’t take much stress to break you down.

Separate work and play – Don’t live as if you had a 24-hour a day job, and be sure to maintain friendships with people in other lines of work.

seek out a confidant – sharing thoughts and feelings helps us understand the, and discussing our problems helps us cope with them.

Be creative, and have a realistic but worthwhile goal you are shooting for – keeping purpose in your life gives it meaning.

Be introspective, think about yourself – confronting your needs and fears is the best way to deal with them.

Express your emotions – a bottled-up feeling just adds to your accumulated tension.

Don’t procrastinate – today’s chore or task will be an even bigger one tomorrow.

Arrange time for privacy and take periodic min-vacations – getting away from it all now and then allows us to function that much better when we return.

Learn to slow down – too many times we can’t enjoy where we are because we’re too concerned about where we’re going.

View change as a challenge rather than as a threat – the status quo is never static, and we should welcome the opportunity to grow with it.

Be easy with yourself – if you did your best, it’s the best you could have done – never blame yourself if it’s not good enough.

Always remember – you really are in control of your life, and tomorrow can be the start of whatever you want or need it to be.

Stress Control Plan of Action

Personal exercise time.
Relaxation/meditation time.
Recreation/fun time.
Proper sleep (7 to 8 hours)
Healthy meal pattern.
Minimum coffee, sugar and alcohol.
Give positive strokes: love, trust, compliments.
Open family communication.
Avoid loneliness or boredom
Practice mature assertiveness.
Treat minor illness symptoms.
Realistic mature assertiveness.
Relaxed meal atmosphere.
Observe and stroke positive personal behavior.
Meet financial obligations on time.
Improve comfort of work area.
Define your role expectation from others.
Dress for comfort and confidence.
Develop emotional flexibility.
Plan your work and work your plan.
Engage in a sport or hobby.
Set and live by personal priorities.
Brainstorm, life changes.
Seek positive criticism or ask for opinions.
Positive reaction to problems (find the gold).
Communicate feelings.
Separate work and home life.
Resolve problems promptly.
Take short breaks periods.
Follow vitamin program.
Avoid procrastination (“do it now!”)
Awareness of “set-ups” for future stress.
Change daily routine for pleasure.

Lifestyle Goals

Look back to your stress quiz and note one major situation you are unhappy with and would like to change.
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Describe the situation in terms of why you are unhappy with it.
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How would you like to change the situation?
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Develop a plan for achieving your goals with short term objectives, to be re-evaluated in 3 weeks. Examine the possible roadblocks, resources you could use, and your personal strengths.
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Evaluate the plan in 3 weeks. Were you able to make a positive change in the situation? If not, how can you rework your plan to make it betters?
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Lynn Giuliani

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