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Laughter & Levity

Laughter reduces the level of stress hormones like cortisol, epinephrine (adrenaline), dopamine, and growth hormone. Do you have a favorite joke? A favorite comedian? A funny kid joke? Share it with me and I’ll add it to our websites newest section “Safety is No Joke” Two fish are in a tank. […]

A Final Word on Anxiety

Well, maybe a few more words The way you tell your story to yourself matters. – Amy Cuddy Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. – Deepak Chopra […]

Do You Have High Functioning Anxiety?

 12 Anxiety Symptoms That Might Point to a Disorder Everyone has anxiety from time to time, but chronic anxiety can interfere with your quality of life. While perhaps most recognized for behavioral changes, anxiety can also have serious consequences on your physical health. Panic Attacks Depression Headaches Irritability Pounding Heart […]

C-Suite Anxiety   CEOs most likely haven’t spent the pandemic working in a cramped apartment. Yet even without having to deal with many of the more common pandemic struggles, an overwhelming and surprising number of C-suite executives say the toll on them personally has been dramatic. Some savvy leaders have found […]

Help is Available

Stress can help you if it motivates you but it’s not helpful if it wears you down. Many factors contribute to the stress you experience, and this stress can cause changes in your body that affect your overall physical, mental, and emotional health. If you are unable to cope and […]

Take Time to Be Quiet

We all do it. We get ready for bed, after a long day, and continue to think of all the things we should have done, could have done, shouldn’t have done, need to do. Or we schedule a break and instead of resting, we work, we make calls, we have […]

Stress Reduction Resources

    Use the below list as a quick start to learning how to relax when you need it most   A list of quick stress reducers Meditation Apps for Android & iPhone Yoga for beginners Tai Chi Deep breathing   Not currently an MBWCF […]

It’s Time For A Break

An article from MBWCF Partner LifeWorks When You or Your Children Are Upset by News Reports Media coverage of a violent crime, natural disaster, war, act of terrorism, or other disturbing event provides us with vital and helpful information. News reports can keep us informed about what is happening and […]

2020 Stress

Recognize stress, build resilience, and know where to turn. The pandemic, current headlines, and the daily grind at work all cause stress. This year has been a tough one and we all need to remember to take care or ourselves and then help each other. Stress can cause a myriad […]

School’s Back In – Kind of…

Labor Day weekend is upon us and that means it is time for a new school year! On top of the normal, every year stress of back to school, employees now have added stress from making education decisions for their kids due to COVID-19. How can you help your employees […]