Posts Tagged: managing stress

6 Self-Care Strategies to Help You Survive the Election and Presidential Transition

As a government worker, you’ve got to take care of yourself so you’re able to care for the country. How can you practice self-care to reduce stress between now and the presidential transition?

Beat Holiday Stress By Being Grateful

A consistent practice of gratitude is what’s really good for you. Besides personal perks like improved physical and emotional health, being a grateful person can help you reach your career goals. It helps you be more likable, makes you a more effective manager, helps you network and get mentors, and improves your decision making capabilities… Read more »

Accepting the Unexpected – Lessons from the Pope’s Visit

The pope is in D.C. and I got to see him yesterday during the Papal parade. Although the experience was unforgettable, the events leading up to the parade were nerve-racking and stressful. How could something so joyous bring me so much stress? As I strolled the streets of D.C. (at 5 AM) to head to… Read more »

Prepare Yourself for the End of Summer Bummer

There can be a lot of stress at the end of summer. Fall’s coming on fast and that means the extra work of end-of-year campaigns and deadlines, year-end reviews, Election Day, and the holiday season. The blissful summertime quiet of your office is vanishing as your coworkers return from their vacations. And, perhaps your boss has suddenly stopped procrastinating about year-end planning… Read more »

Managing Stress in the Workplace: 3 Steps to Refill Your Resilience Tank

Stress in the workplace is always a hot topic. The normal day to day pressures of the job along with the new accepted norm of doing more with less has taken the expectation of performing under pressure to new levels.When I was looking for real solutions on how to handle stress in the workplace I… Read more »