Laughter May Be Effective Medicine for These Trying Times

Doctors, nurses and therapists have a prescription for helping all of us to get through these difficult times: Try a little laughter.   Some enlightened doctors, nurses and therapists have a prescription for helping all of us to get through this seemingly never-ending pandemic: Try a little laughter.   Humor is not just a distraction[…]

Staying Connected & Resilient for Back-to-School

Six Online Activities to Help Students Cope with COVID-19 – these well-being practices can help students feel connected and resilient during the pandemic.   At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO estimates that 91.3% of the world’s students were learning remotely, with 194 governments ordering country-wide closures of their schools and more than 1.3 billion students[…]

How to Be Flexible in the Workplace

Responding to Change Quickly and Positively When you’re flexible, you’re versatile, resilient and responsive to change. Rapid technological advances, along with fast-paced changes in global markets and the political landscape, mean that today’s workplaces are often unpredictable.   Your organization has probably undergone major change of one kind or another recently – most have. Perhaps,[…]

5 Ways to Cope With Emotional Stress

Emotional stress can be particularly painful and be challenging to deal with, can take more of a toll that many other forms of stress. Part of the reason is that thinking about a solution, or discussing solutions with a good friend—coping behaviors that are often useful and effective in solving problems—can easily deteriorate into rumination and co-rumination,[…]

Easy Stress Management If You’re Feeling Exhausted

Stress management shouldn’t be stressful. Two of the most-recommended stress management techniques, exercise, and meditation, bring short-term benefits as well as long-term benefits that lead to greater resilience toward stress.   And yet, sometimes when we need stress relief the most—when we’re feeling overwhelmed, frazzled, drained, or anxious—we may feel less inclined to practice some of[…]

The Connection Between Creating Art and Stress Relief

With the coronavirus pandemic everyone is living in an uncertain time. Art can be a great outlet in a scary time. There are many ways creating art can be a great stress relief. Whatever the reason you are creating art it can help ease your mind.   Distraction If nothing else, creating art is a[…]