Managing Stress

5 Sayings That Will Inspire You Even When You Feel Overwhelmed and Frustrated

By Sylvia Lafair | September 25, 2019 |

I want to share a story from one of my coaching clients that I’m sure will resonate with you if you’ve ever found yourself feeling overwhelmed and frustrated… One of my coaching clients sent the following, “I had a fender bender on the way to work. Then, because I was late and rushing, I tripped…

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How to Get Out of the “Gotta- Do Syndrome” That Leads to Overwhelm

By Sylvia Lafair | September 3, 2019 |
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How do you stay calm, cool, and collected?

By Sylvia Lafair | July 30, 2019 |

When the heat index goes way into the red zone how do you stay calm, cool, and collected? Here is a composite of the types of emails I have been getting the past month, mostly from the east coast of the U.S. and from much of Europe. It goes something like this: “It’s too hot…

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How to Transform the Victim into the Explorer

By Sylvia Lafair | December 12, 2017 |

Have you noticed that the more persecutor/bullies lash out the more the victims of their nastiness go to hide under the bedcovers? I don’t often feel like a victim, however, I had an employee who was the bossiest witch always telling everyone in the office what to do, on her terms. One day I hung…

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GUTSY ways to handle stress

By Sylvia Lafair | October 30, 2017 |

I recently received this email (the names are fictitious) in my inbox and I wanted to share some GUTSY ways to handle stress.    While it’s great that more women are being promoted…so often it comes a price. So CAN a woman really have it all and not be so completely stressed out that they lose…

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