6 Dangers For The Psyche of Senior and Executive Managers

  Did you know that  senior and executive managers suffer from mental problems caused by capacity overload more often than any other professions? How come some are able to handle pressure while others don’t? German Professor Dr. Andreas Zimber researches in the field of mental health at work and heads the department of personal development at the Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany. He investigated the risk factors and…

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How To Make Sure That Holidays Work

While vacations are considered a source of happiness and recreation, they can also be a source of stress. Stress because work issues follow you wherever you go as well as transitory stress due to a hectic lead up to the holidays and uneasiness because of the catch up period once having returned to office. Now Why Is That? Well, there are a number of circumstances that cause this type of…

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Digital Detox – What Being Unplugged Can Mean

  While I did some investigations for my Digital Detox presentation at the wellness@work conference in Sydney in April this year, I came across an article in the magazine NewPhilosopher (issue #11) that informed about an experiment that – so I believe – needs to be shared with others as much as possible. What The Data Says I had already collected enough data to confirm what I expected: Today’s electronic…

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How To Survive The Christmas Holidays

It’s already December again – can you believe how time flies? Only a few more sleeps and the holiday season is upon us. But until then it can still be a tough time, and I am not even sure if most of us experience the holidays as something relaxing. So how to best survive the Christmas Holidays this year? Why Are We Stressing Out Anyway? Right now most of us…

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Corporate Mindfulness

Let’s start with what busy people often like to know first in order not to waste time: What’s in it for me or my business? Can you prove it? Mindfulness exercises act as health prevention by reducing stress, lowering blood pressure and cortisone levels, and by improving the immune system. Further results are: Improved communication as well as increased self-awareness and creativity levels. Since science took notice of this Buddhist…

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