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The importance of healthy stress

The importance of healthy stress

Stress can propel us to action I have spent a lot of time in this blog, discussing the ways a person can manage stress and avoid burnout, but I want to take some…

Don Easton May 6, 2021
Moving Beyond Rest to Restoration

Moving Beyond Rest to Restoration

When I was going through burnout, I felt so stuck and tired and got to the point where I just couldn’t keep going. I needed rest… lots of it. I took time off…

Don Easton April 29, 2021
Where can I grow my resilience?

Where can I grow my resilience?

How do I handle life’s difficulties? Do I face them head-on or do I tend to procrastinate or simply ignore them? Do challenges make me feel anxious? Depressed?…

Don Easton April 22, 2021
The Key to Amplifying Resilience

The Key to Amplifying Resilience

Everyone faces hardships. No matter who you are, or what kind of life you live, you will face hardships. We all face failure, grief and disappointment over and over.…

Don Easton April 15, 2021
Stuck in the circumstances of life?

Stuck in the circumstances of life?

At some point, we have all felt trapped by the circumstances of life. We’ve been stuck in a low-paying job or a boss we can’t tolerate, we’re been in bad relationships…

Don Easton April 8, 2021
The key barrier to taking responsibility—Self-isolation

The key barrier to taking responsibility—Self-isolation

The Elijah Syndrome When do you feel the most alone? Think about these two scenarios; a Saturday afternoon after a normal but decent and productive week of work.…

Don Easton April 1, 2021
Showing Agency - (taking responsibility)

Showing Agency - (taking responsibility)

Why we need agency Agency is the capacity of individuals to act independently and to make their own free choices. Showing agency is a cornerstone of mature adults…

Don Easton March 25, 2021
Two big stressors you need to know about

Two big stressors you need to know about

The two most common stressors There are many roads in our life that lead to stress. Work, relationships, personal goals… all of these things naturally come with…

Don Easton March 18, 2021
Is stress affecting my sleep?

Is stress affecting my sleep?

Stress and sleep There are lots of reasons that you might not be sleeping; lack of exercise, irregular schedules, too much screen time or too much caffeine…all…

Don Easton March 11, 2021
Practising self-care to mitigate stress

Practising self-care to mitigate stress

Self-care can mitigate stress You wake up from another night of tossing and turning, your shoulders are tight, your jaw aches from grinding your teeth in your sleep.…

Don Easton March 4, 2021
Becoming aware of your stress

Becoming aware of your stress

Understanding your stress? Something that many people don’t realize about stress is that it’s like a snowball rolling down a hill, which begins with just…

Don Easton February 25, 2021
Managing our need for Social Media

Managing our need for Social Media

Social Media–A Modern Addiction There is no denying that smart technology has changed our daily lives. We have access to everything: tomorrow’s weather forecast,…

Don Easton February 18, 2021
Develop self-moderation—the key to building self-discipline

Develop self-moderation—the key to building self-discipline

Develop self-moderation rather than rely on prohibition. Everyone has something they just love: sweets, adrenaline, a cold beer… it’s normal. When something…

Don Easton February 11, 2021
Strengthen your self-discipline

Strengthen your self-discipline

Over the years, I have seen a lot of gifted, talented and charismatic people become immobilised by poor judgement and decisions. It might have been through unhealthy…

Don Easton February 5, 2021
Make New Year’s resolutions you can achieve

Make New Year’s resolutions you can achieve

Happy New Year! Here at the start of a fresh new season, we can’t help but look towards our future. What will this new year hold for us? What changes are in store?…

Don Easton January 14, 2021
May you thrive in 2021 -- Happy New Year to you and yours

May you thrive in 2021 -- Happy New Year to you and yours

I’m taking this moment to send greetings for the new year. May you thrive and be at your best. Praying that this year be your best, full of promise and opportunities.…

Don Easton January 8, 2021