Category: Manage Stress

How Your Emotional Needs Can Become Emotional Triggers

It was the most upset I’ve ever been at work. Years ago, a part of my job was to negotiate contracts with vendors. One negotiation reached an impasse. The vendor […]

Is Your “Conflict Style” Destructive?

We all have a primary conflict style, that serves as a default when situations arise.

Does Feeling Awkward Ever Hold You Back?

I was sure we’d run out of things to talk about. But despite feeling awkward most of the time, I stayed engaged and interested in him.

The Reason You Waste Time

Sadly, that night was like many moments during my early adulthood that I used sleep, television, and unhealthy eating habits to cope with a life that increasingly felt unmanageable.

One Way to Commit Career Suicide

So you have an incredibly busy week ahead, full of important meetings and exciting projects.  Then the bomb drops.  One of your close friends has a heart attack and dies.