Make Fun of Stress & Smile – It Makes You Look Smarter

This article will look at: ■       Why it is important to have workplace humor. ■       How humor lifts moods and improves relationships. ■       How to inject humor into your life by knowing yourself. ■       Going on a humor diet (e.g., Interfax Daily). ■       Making fun of stress — Developing your sense of humor. ■       Is [...]

By |2018-06-07T17:07:57+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Daily Life|

Good Morning San Diego with Dr Heidi Hanna: Women and Stress at Work

AIS Executive Director Dr. Heidi Hanna appeared on Good Morning San Diego on April 3, 2018 to talk about women and stress at work. A study found that 30% of women reported that their mental health struggles affect their ability to perform their job. Dr. Hanna says we always have to look at [...]

By |2018-04-04T17:22:57+00:00April 4th, 2018|Daily Life|

Leading Resilience

by Cynthia Ackrill, MD, FAIS How can you help your team manage the stress of the next few months? First, by doing this exercise for yourself. It’s impossible to have leadership presence or feel authentic when you are feeling pushed to your limits. Model self-care. People notice your well-being more than you realize. Make self-care a safe [...]

By |2018-01-19T09:09:13+00:00October 25th, 2017|Daily Life|

June 2017 Issue of Contentment Magazine: Measuring Stress

Inside this issue: Seeking Clarity for Stress, by Dr. Heidi Hanna, PhD, FAIS Measuring Stress: A review, by Alan Ruth, PhD, FAIS How Can We Measure Stress in the Future?, by Edmond Hallberg, EdD, FAIS Assessing the Stress in Your Organization, by Jim Porter, FAIS READ NOW   The American Institute of Stress produces [...]

By |2017-06-28T11:02:51+00:00June 26th, 2017|Daily Life|

Top 5 Workplace Stress Busting Tips

Last Friday, Dr. Kirsch spent all morning in interviews with Fox News Radio discussing the topic of workplace stress.  He was on the air with Fox affiliates during morning drive time coast to coast in response to an article posted on health.com regarding a list of “8 Types of Workplace Stress”.  As I sat in [...]

By |2016-03-23T13:06:00+00:00July 28th, 2012|Daily Life|