It seems like forever ago when life seemed more manageable, less stressful, more balanced. It feels like only yesterday when we could leave work at work and not bring it to our couch at 9:00 PM! Now our work or obligations or stress seem to follow us wherever we go….
We know for many in our RISE Community, you are balancing a lot! All of the demands of work and home-much as you did before-but the difference is, now many are managing multiple responsibilities all at the same time-with no boundaries or clear separation-leaving little time to recover and feel restored.
So we thought this week would be a great time to begin strengthening our balance-creating more space to better take care of You! We wanted to share with you a quick self-survey you can use to identify your current Work--Relationship-Life Balance. We’d encourage you to take this self-survey and a month from now, after using some of the RISE tools and...
If you’re looking for a way to add to your joy, look no farther than spending some extra time with the relationships that matter most in your life! Convincing evidence of this comes from Martin Seligman, a leading expert in the field of happiness research. Check out a couple other compelling reasons why investing in deep connections are vital.
Close Relationships Make Us Feel Optimistic
A study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology showed that when we have social support, our perception of challenges changes. And the social support paves a way for optimism to grow, increasing overall satisfaction with life while lowering the risk of anxiety.
Friends Provide a Deeper Level of Support
We all enjoy some causal chit-chat with our buddies and colleagues, but when there’s something important to discuss, it’s crucial to have a confidant we can turn to. This has been shown to be...
How are you? How was your week? We hope you are well!
This week, we wanted to share with you a very simple, but incredibly important skill to bring greater joy, hope, happiness, and purpose to your day and life.
According to researchers, what is the source that generates the most power and energy to live well and be happy? If you guessed “healthy relationships” you’d be correct!
In fact, according to medical scientists, the three relational sources which influence your physical health more than anything else are; Love, intimacy, and friendship. You mean it’s not our diet? It’s not our exercise? It’s not how we handle stress? But rather, it’s how connected we are that has demonstrated to have the greatest impact on our emotional, spiritual, and yes, even our physical health. The latest scientific research has uncovered when we are isolated or disconnected from important life-giving sources, such as close and...