December 07, 2012

Positive Solutions

At the weekly office meeting, you find yourself complaining that you have too much to do and not enough time. This lament is strangely familiar—perhaps because you and your coworkers voice it every week. And yet, week after week, nothing changes. Instead, your creative energy and morale plummet. What's a frustrated worker to do?

Shift your perspective, advises Sue Frederick, the author of Dancing at Your Desk: A Metaphysical Guide to Job Happiness and Brilliant Day: 7 Quick Solutions to Turn Your Day Around (both by Frederick Malowany Publishing, 2004). "Focusing on problems brings you to the low end of your energy continuum," explains the longtime meditator. "Start thinking about solutions, and your energy shifts."

Frederick, who coaches corporations on how to boost worker morale, says an easy way to cultivate a positive outlook is to suggest three solutions to every problem. No matter how wacky, they'll automatically begin to raise your fuel gauge and open your mind—and maybe even your boss's—to new possibilities. And that's when genuine, innovative solutions can be found.


IN THIS ISSUE

This Is Your Body on Stress

http://www.yogajournal.com/health/1514

Fresh Ideas

http://www.yogajournal.com/wisdom/1928


Newsletter Subscription Information

Sign Up For Daily Insight

Did a friend forward you this email? Sign up for your own free email newsletter by visiting http://www.yjnewsletters.com.


Change Your Current Email Address or Unsubscribe

Do not reply to this email to unsubscribe. You are currently subscribed as: `eMail`. Please visit Yoga Journal's Email Preferences Page to change your preferences or to unsubscribe.


Missing Issues?

Please add YogaJournal@YogaJournal.p0.com to your address book to prevent your email system from filtering our newsletters as spam.


Feedback

Please send comments about content or suggestions for how to improve this newsletter to suggestions@yogajournal.com.


Magazine Customer Service

For magazine subscription concerns such as back issues, address changes, and account status information, please visit our customer service department at http://www.yogajournal.com/magazine/customer_service.


Copyright © 2011 Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc,
an Active Interest Media company
300 Continental Boulevard, Suite 650, El Segundo, CA 90245




Yogajournal.com | Unsubscribe | Privacy Policy | Customer Service


If you are having trouble reading this email, please visit http://www.yogajournal.com/dailyinsight/yjnl_20121207.html.
Please add YogaJournal@YogaJournal.p0.com to your Email Address Book or Safe List to ensure the delivery of this newsletter to your inbox.