1. Your Olympic Mental Games

    Do you get captivated by the Olympics too? I watch events I’d never heard of before! From my cozy sofa I cheer, applaud, and salute the athletes. They teach me a lot about training, tenacity, courage, winning…and losing.  Have you noticed a major strategy among the winners? At the 2014 Winter O…Read More

  2. The Power of Negative Thinking

    As you know by now I am a big believer in the power of positive thinking. I laughed when I read that October has a “Cranky Co-worker Day.”  Yet I know it’s no laughing matter.  My mama used to say, “One bad apple can spoil the whole bunch.” That’s what a cranky coworker does, isn’t i…Read More

  3. The 10 Biggest Mistakes in Decision Making

    A stressed-out forty-year-old engineer recently admitted, “I really wanted to be a nurse!” He had chosen his educational path in high school and now felt “stuck” with it for rest of his life. Then he realized, “Who would ask an eighteen-year-old for career advice?!” Thoughtfully, courage…Read More

  4. 60 Seconds of SelfCare: The Science Behind Generosity

    Do you ever feel REALLY good after you've been generous? The brain has a positive chemical reactions when you give! So make it a point to add more generosity to your life... for yourself and for others!   To learn how to create wellness programs for healthier, happier, less stressed, more engag…Read More

  5. 60 Seconds of SelfCare: The Miracle of Forgiveness

    Selfcare expert LeAnn Thieman shares tips to improve your life through forgiveness. For more lessons on life balance, living your priorities and creating more joy, visit SelfCare for HealthCare™. Contact me today to discuss implementing this powerful program at your facility.  Interested in LeAn…Read More

  6. What Do You Want to Do, Be, Achieve?

    What do you want to do, be, and achieve? Contemplate that, make a decision, and set a goal. There are mountains of books on the topic, but here are LeAnn’s 7 steps of Goal Setting: Write the goal on paper. Make it specific, measurable, realistic yet challenging. List the benefits of achieving it. …Read More

  7. Ask for What You Need to Balance Your Life

    The ultimate in health and happiness is achieving balance. Finding the right mix of mind, body and spirit; home, work and family; friends, relationships and career, can be a challenge. The good news is that while it may seem impossible, it is not! We have different demands and needs, however, at var…Read More

  8. 5 Ways to Stay Upbeat in a Stressful Work Environment

    Papers to push. Pills to push. Patients to push…all in a healthcare giver’s stressful day. You can’t control every stressor in your work environment, but that doesn’t mean you’re powerless. Your emotions are contagious, and stress affects how you interact with others. The better you are at…Read More

  9. Ask for What You Need; Be Grateful for What You Have

    As we ask for what we need to put our lives better in balance, it’s good to remember to be thankful for what we have. Even people in the most dire circumstances can write items on their Things I Am Thankful For list. Gratitude in itself is a powerful life balance tool. It makes us healthier. Reall…Read More

  10. A Staggering Statistic on Work-Life Balance

    70% of the American workforce does not practice proper work-life balance, leading to negative health impacts over the long run. Employers are increasingly concerned with employee health, as studies continue to show the direct cost it can have. For example, Duke University researchers found that obes…Read More