If there was any question, after last night’s Super Bowl win, Tom Brady solidified his position at GOAT. He has worked hard to earn and keep this title.
He has dedicated his life to playing football and winning Super Bowls.
He is committed to a lifestyle that allows for super human performance.
He goes to bed by 9 pm every night and allows for 9 hours of sleep.
He keeps a rigorous fitness and nutritious diet routine.
He avoids alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and late night snacks.
Some people think this is sad.
That he is missing out on partying, junk food, and perhaps living a narrow life.
I think I would have thought that too when I was drinking.
As a drinker, I thought a good time was the opportunity to drink as much as I wanted.
I considered limitless alcohol consumption to be freedom, celebration, and rebellion.
Now, I see alcohol as the lock, on the cage of dependence, I was in.
As a sober person, my value system has changed.
Alcohol; The Missing Link to Well-Being
When it comes to choosing a healthy beverage, wellness programs traditionally encourage drinking plenty of water, avoiding sugary drinks and limiting alcohol. As more wellness programs take a wider approach to improving well-being, it makes sense to shine a brighter spotlight on alcohol abuse and misuse as it relates to overall well-being, productivity and safety of employees. It’s a well-known fact that many people react to stress with alcohol. What is less well known is that alcohol exacerbates stress.
Drinking alcohol can have a domino effect on the life of the drinker and those around them.
While a company Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is one of the most efficient ways to help both employees and the families of people with alcohol and substance abuse problems to seek assistance and recovery, workplace wellness programs have an opportunity to inform even occasional drinkers about the consequences of using alcohol as...
I have worked from home for over 10 years.
I have been between jobs.
I have worked in toxic cultures for unqualified managers.
I have owned my own business.
I have worked for large corporations and small family run businesses.
I worked for beautiful companies and wise people.
I have worked for terribly unethical companies and evil people.
I have done it all.
This experience was painful as I was going through it, but now it has given me the necessary tools to help others.
Here’s some lessons learned from working from home.
1- Create Space
Make an office space and use it only for work. Create an inviting space. You can shop your house for a desk, plant, lighting, and whatever else inspires you. My husband and I both work from home now and he uses the home office. I have a desk in my bonus room, which is also my closet. So now I have a “cloffice”. I can shut the door and have privacy and also shut the door and leave my work outside my...