Managing Stress

How to declutter your mind and get it organized

By Sylvia Lafair | June 17, 2020 |

Did you declutter your home during the past few months? Is that all you need to declutter? Here’s what one of my clients said that had me laughing and cheering him on. Two levels to declutter…. Your home and your mind!  “Dear Dr. Sylvia,  I have always been a leader, and I have been known as “the boss who is…

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Stress and Relationships

By Sylvia Lafair | May 20, 2020 |

Hi everyone and welcome to the world of stress. I was tooling around on Facebook and I saw something that really cracked me up. Those of you who remember the movie, ‘Back to the Future,’ if you don’t, go see it again. The whole trilogy is pretty brilliant. Thank you Steven Spielberg, but there’s a…

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The Fatal Flaws: Stress and Self-doubt

By Sylvia Lafair | May 15, 2020 |

Hi everyone! Silvia Lafair here, and I’ve been working diligently on my stress-busters program and a new book that will be coming out, which is for me, fun and exciting but something happened yesterday that made me decide to do this video today. I got a call from someone and I didn’t recognize the voice.…

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Stress and Confidence

By Sylvia Lafair | May 13, 2020 |

Hi everyone! Today, I’m going to talk about stress and confidence, and it brought to mind a time when I was in a very stressful situation that wasn’t meant to be stressful. It was supposed to be fun. Trust me, it was stressful and how even now, during this time of craziness, I pull on…

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Ya Gotta Love EUSTRESS, Here’s Why

By Sylvia Lafair | May 7, 2020 |

Hi everyone! Sylvia Lafair here, and I have a wish for all of you that you’re having a calm, peaceful, and joyful day, and I’m sure many of you are saying,’Huh! She must be nuts!’ It’s either too mush stress, too much aggravation or too much isolation, too much quite, and either way, I feel…

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5 Tips to Handle Stress in Times of Distress

By Sylvia Lafair | April 29, 2020 |

I get a lot of questions all the time asking me how to handle stress in times of distress so I felt it was important to address this and share 5 tips that will get you out of stress zone. How do you handle those awful moments when you are boiling inside and yet, smiling…

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Who decides when enough is enough?

By Sylvia Lafair | April 22, 2020 |

How many of you have said, “enough is enough?” And how many of you find that while you demand that the upset stop, it just keeps going on and on.   QUESTION: Who decides when enough is enough?  ANSWER: It depends on the circumstances.  What an annoying, non-answer.  Well, it does depend on the circumstances.   EXAMPLE:…

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How I Learned to Handle Conflict

By Sylvia Lafair | April 20, 2020 |

Hi everybody! I decided to just do one extra something today, since I had a little extra time. I was on an interview this morning and they were asking about the patterns and conflict, and how I learned to handle conflict, and so I decided just to share this with you because it’s kind of…

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What’s Your Current Stress Level?

By Sylvia Lafair | April 15, 2020 |

How stressed are you? On a scale of 1-10 with 10 being “I can’t take much more” to 1 being, “Huh, what is there to be stressed about?”  Just remember that extremes are never sustainable.   Where you want to be is between 4-6 which I have labeled “The SAFE STRESS ZONE.”  Here is how I developed ways…

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How to Use the Best Type of Music to De-Stress

By Sylvia Lafair | April 14, 2020 |

Hi everyone! Sylvia Lafair here, and I’m here to talk about another way to work with stress during these times, and I have taught this to so many leaders over the years, and they’ve used it before meetings. They’ve used it when they take a break from meetings. They’ve used it when you go home…

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