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Paula Davis-Laack J.D., M.A.P.P.
Technology and stress: Would you rather break your phone or a bone?
Senior level positions come with high demands. The pressure can impact a leader’s decision-making, confidence, and ability to perform effectively.
Stress is a popular topic these days, but the fact that you can respond to stress in a variety of ways is often less reported.
Think of the last time you encountered a jerk at work. How did you handle the situation?
What does it feel like to burn out at work? How do I know if I’m burning out? Do I have to leave my job if I’m burning out?
You can increase resilience via a number of pathways, but one of the most important ways is to develop the ability to think flexibly and accurately during challenge and adversity.
Building your self-efficacy in one area of your work or life spills over into other areas—your brain says, “bring it on.”
Design thinking is a problem-solving process that can help you get unstuck.
In order to be an impactful lawyer and an effective leader in this era of continuous change, resilience must be part of your toolkit.
The legal profession is in a state of constant change, and lawyer well-being is taking a hit.
As the world of work gets more complex, organizations need to take a comprehensive approach to creating a work environment where both employees and the organization can flourish.
So if money, rank and prestige aren’t the right tools to motivate today’s workforce, what works?
I call job crafting “Spanx for work” because it involves reshaping certain aspects of your job to fit you better. Here’s how it works:
In my work helping people prevent burnout and build stress resilience, three themes consistently surface as barriers to being able to accurately perceive stress.
Women have been socialized to be perfect. Bravery requires something different: a growth mindset, resilience and vulnerability and self-compassion.
Developing high-quality relationships is critical to a happy, healthy and resilient life.
The what-the-hell effect describes the cycle you feel when you indulge, regret what you’ve done, and then go back for more.
What gave you the most meaning?
Burnout is a state of chronic stress characterized by a combination of exhaustion, cynicism and inefficacy, and it’s impacting women more frequently and earlier in their careers.
Imagine waking up in the morning, driving to work, and going about your day when all of a sudden you feel a sudden rush of overwhelming, intense anxiety.
How much would you pay to avoid feeling negative emotions or to experience more positive emotions?
Here are six of the most common stressors along with quick tips to help you boost your stress resilience.
While women and Millennials do face challenges at work, addressing them is easier then companies think because when it comes to thriving at work, one size does fit all.
Resilience is a person’s capacity for stress-related growth, and there are two key aspects to resilience. The first is durability or hardiness and the second is bouncing back.
It's Stress Awareness Month - these seven stress-relief strategies can be used when you're short on time.
There is one problematic thinking style in particular that silently threatens how resilient you are at work: imposter syndrome.
Is perfectionism an issue for you? It’s hard to escape its grip in our modern world that glamorizes perfect parenting, perfect relationships, and perfect beauty.
What is presence, and how does it drive our success in life?
Was 2015 fantastic, a flop, or somewhere in between?
Are you a sleep worker? No, not a sleepwalker, but a person who goes to work and attempts to function on too little sleep?
Paula Davis-Laack, J.D., M.A.P.P., is a stress management and work/life performance expert providing strategies for a healthier, more resilient you.