Going at the Speed of the Body

Create as much routine as you can. Get to bed at the same time and wake up at the same time. Eat regularly meals at about the same time as well Watch your sleep and get on a regular schedule Pay attention to how your body responds to certain demands including food. Last week I had an Italian Ice (for the first time in a year) and I was wired for about 45 minutes from all the sugar. Get as...

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The New Mecca of Relaxation: Your Neighborhood Airport Terminal

The story on the monitor began with soft relaxing music as the commentator walked leisurely down the hall, past rushed and harried passengers.  His excitement showed as he shared his discoveries about how we can manage our travel stress. Three stops…massage, sleep, and mind alteration were all part of the formula and after watching his story,  I decided that the 2 ½ hours until my next flight provided the opportunity to personally check out whether I could find my little...

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How is Your Work-Rest Balance?

Ten PM at night is usually bedtime for me but there I was at the manufacturing plant of one of my clients doing a presentation and discussion to 35 workers about finding a balance between work and rest. Part of their global wellness initiative on stress resilience, the plant manager asked me to speak to employees about stress issues that accompany working multiple 12 hour shifts from 5 PM to 5 AM and how you can find a balance between...

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One Amazing Trip

We performed on the fringe of the Fringe appearing last Sunday at St. John’s Church in the heart of Edinburgh as part of the Just Festival that focuses on issues of social justice. Our performance called The Unbelievable Beauty of Being Human showed to a nearly full house and was wildly received by all in attendance. We’ve taken trips with Interplayers before to Malawi, Africa and Sydney, Australia but this trip may have been the best. We made new Scottish...

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Building A Good Head of Esteem

While issues around self-esteem may have a significant psychological component, there are things we can do to simplify the process of feeling better about ourselves without having to delve deep within our psyche. Try some of these on for size. Make sure you are a good fit in your work environment—If you are working for an organization that does not fit your style, then look around for some new work friends, transferring to another department or even looking for a...

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