Monday, May 17, 2021

Courage and Knowledge

"Ignorance is the root cause of all difficulties." - Plato

"There seemed to be endless obstacles - it seemed that the root cause of them all was fear." - Marion Milner

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Stress can Kill

When stress goes unabated, it compromises a target’s mental health, and when unseen psychological trauma is caused by unsafe, stressful work conditions, it’s every bit as damaging as physical injuries.


A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.”

“It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.” ― Robert W. Service

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The Truth Will Set You Free

"The truth will set you free, but you have to endure the labor pains of birthing it.” - Iyanla Vanzant

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

Resolve to Change

An early Swedish study among 64 victims of bullying at work attending a rehabilitation program concluded that 65% of the patients suffered from PTSD.  #LeadersArentBullies

“After trauma, the human self-preservation system goes on permanent alert, as if the danger might return at any moment.” - Judith Herman

“Trauma is hell on earth. Trauma resolved is a gift from the gods." - Peter Levine

“What we change inwardly will change outer reality.” - Plutarch


 "The first step toward change is awareness." -  Nathaniel Branden

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Manage Stress


Workplace bullying targets report increased psychological distress: anxiety, depression, negative emotions, and overt anger. In the workplace, high levels of burnout and emotional exhaustion are common, as well. 


"Stress doesn't come from what's happening in your life. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances." - Andrew J. Bernstein

"Exercise training offers an outlet to release stress based energies.  It tones the spirit and conditions the body." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

Healthy Outcomes

"In business, successful people reach goals, not quotas." – Stephen Jermyn

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