5 Ways to Survive Stress in the Workplace
Be Great: Quote
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Be Great: Life
"From high blood pressure and heart disease to chronic headaches, internalizing stress may be causing more than you've bargained for. Next time someone in the office pushes you to the limit, take the following steps to stop short-term workplace drama from potentially creating detrimental long-lasting impact on your life.”
"It is the bane of travelers getting on a plane for both business and pleasure—difficulty falling asleep in a seat, especially in coach, and the attendant horrors of jet lag after landing. Studies have shown that lack of sleep can decrease brain performance by 20 percent, so it’s crucial to anyone crossing time zones to rest as much as possible during the flight."
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Be Great: Health
“For the microbiologist Justin Sonnenburg, that career-defining moment—the discovery that changed the trajectory of his research, inspiring him to study how diet and native microbes shape our risk for disease—came from a village in the African hinterlands.”
"It's oh so easy to put an electronic device in front of children to distract them. But Dan Siegel, founding codirector of the Mindful Awareness Research Center, advocates caution. Don’t allow devices to stunt important development."
“We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness – a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis and treatment. But an increasing body of scientific evidence is now suggesting that we should turn our attention to one of our most basic functions: sleep.”
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Be Great: Business
"There's a really good story on Inc. on the dark realities of entrepreneurship. Not the rah rah, everything is so wonderful kind, but the brutal emotional truth: The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship. Read it.”
"We all go through psychological steps when we make big decisions. Some people call this the “existential cycle,” which really has four stages: doing, contemplating, preparing, and experimenting.”
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Be Great: Books, Tech. & Products
"The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures continue to plague us in health care, government, the law, the financial industry—in almost every realm of organized activity. And the reason is simple: the volume and complexity of knowledge today has exceeded our ability as individuals to properly deliver it to people—consistently, correctly, safely.”
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