Another meeting

Another meeting? Ughhhhh. The Christian Science Monitor. It’s Monday morning: time for the weekly department meeting. Everyone piles into the conference room, but your boss is nowhere to be found — dashing any hope of starting on time. No one has an agenda. And all you can
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Manage Stress By Living A Balanced Life

Manage Stress By Living A Balanced Life Adapted from Six Basics of a Balanced Life, by Carol Kent and Karen Lee-Thorp. Published by NavPress. If you’re trying to do it all, you know just how much of a challenge it can be to accomplish everything there is to do in your life. The
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Be a good steward of your time

Be a good steward of your time. From The 7 Most Important Questions You’ll Ever Answer by Daniel Henderson with P.C. Roberts. When it comes to getting a grip on time, it seems that the harder we work, the “behinder” we get. This sense of urgency creates time pressure
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THE NEW WORK

THE NEW WORK. When you sit down at the desk, make sure you are working to your maximum efficiency, with the help of Cary L Cooper. The Sunday Times. Time, like money, is a limited resource that can be used to good or bad effect. However, although it is possible to make more money, unf
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You will never be late if time flies by

You will never be late if time flies by. The Times. THE secret of good time management lies not so much in organizational skills but in the innate tendency to estimate time as passing more quickly than it actually does, a new study claims. Jan Francis-Smythe, a researcher at Universit
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When I Relax I Feel Guilty

When I Relax, I Feel Guilty By Tim Hansel (Elgin, Illinois: David C. Cook Publishing Co.) Slow Me Down, Lord Slow me down, Lord. Ease the pounding of my heart by the quieting of my mind. Steady my hurried pace with a vision of the eternal reach of time. Give me, amid the confusion of
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Breakdowns don’t reflect God’s plan

Breakdowns, burnout don’t reflect God’s plan, women’s leader says By Terri Lackey, Baptist Press. Christians facing a breakdown or burnout “are taking on tasks beyond our ability, tasks God never intended us to do,” said Margaret Kennedy, a women’s
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Tips for Stress Free Work

Tips for Stress-Free Work By Michael Mercer, an industrial psychologist: * Get along with people. “Low-stress employees invariably have smooth working relationships with practically everyone,” Mercer said. To achieve this, find things you have in common with others and act
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The Man in the Mirror

The Man in the Mirror By Patrick Morley (Grand Rapids, Michigan; Zondervan Publishing House) Rest Are you tired? I don’t mean just physically tired, but emotionally and mentally tired? I don’t know about you, but everywhere I go these days I see tired men. Just plain exhau
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Give Yourself a Rest

Give Yourself a Rest–and Come Back Stronger, Happier and More Productive Wayne Muller, Bread for the Journey The Bottom Line Our society places such a high value now on action and productivity that most people feel guilty whenever they take time off. When we do have free time, w
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