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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Positive Psychology- Celebrate!

Feeling overworked, unappreciated? I remember when I was a teen, people were promised a three-day work week. Well, that didn’t happen. An employee in the mining and logging industry worked about 44.6 hours a week in February 2015, while employees in education and health services only…

Jon Gordon for a dose of positive

My dad used to tease me that if I wanted to learn how to do something, I would find it in a book. Now I guess more people google it or use youtube.  But me, I still look to books. Jon Gordon has become a go to author for me…

Mean Girl or Bully Antidote

If you spent Sunday anticipating having to deal with a certain person this week, you have a mean girl/bully situation. Mean Girls/Bullies at Work really can ruin your day. Heck, they can raise your stress just anticipating the conflict. In my previous blog, I wrote a story about…

Bullying in the Workplace, Mean Girls Syndrome, OH MY

Is Mean Girls Syndrome an official term? I thought I just made it up, but no, it is a real term.  All of us has seen or been a victim of this. Another term for this behavior is Relational Aggression (RA). Adult woman incident One day I was walking…

Hurtful people

We deal with negative and hurtful people every day. Sometimes it is really hard not to chime in yourself with self-talk. Wondering if the person is right. Sometimes the person knows your hot buttons, and it colors how you look at other people. Sometimes the person is competitive with…

What is going on?

There has been so much notable news in the last few days I have to post about it. The Congressmen shootings, The Dispatch about individuals passing out in public places due to overdoses, and women being cut off or outshouted at even Congressional hearings. What is going on in our…

Move!

The Timeless Torches  has been dancing their way across Facebook thanks to the NY Times. The WNBA’s New York Liberty has this dance squad “shaking their booty on center court” and it has gone viral. The dance team’s members ages range from over…