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We're baaaack! Check us out this Thursday at 8pm est!
Last Day to register for the free Women's Wellness Workshop.
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We had a great show last week. If you missed it, check the link www.blogtalkradio.com/atlpsychology AND as promised, here are our tips for dealing with Occupational Stress:
1. Recognize the source of stress. Is it what your doing or how it’s supposed to be done? Is it your boss, a coworker or do you simply just hate your job altogether? The first step towards taking action is dependent upon you becoming aware of the specific thing(s) that is causing stress at the workplace.
2.... Take responsibility. Once you have located the source of the stress, figure out the best way to address it. Do you need to take care of yourself? Take some time off. Ask for assistance. Find ways to consolidate work in areas where you can.
3. Get support. Talk with your supervisor about the issue. See if there is somewhere where you can get support you need to alleviate the stress. Partner with a coworker, but not just one that you can vent to but one who will be encouraging to you as well. Read professional development books or attend seminars. Talk a therapist to help you to relieve your stress and identify a plan for making work work for you
5. Break bad habits. Maybe the source of your stress is you. Try getting to work on time. Show integrity at the workplace. Operate in excellence, not perfection but take pride in what you do and make sure that you are putting your best foot forward. Always think to yourself, “would I hire myself, if were CEO of this company?”
Check us out this Thursday at 8pm.
In case you missed our last broadcast on building intimacy, feel free to check out the archives at www.housecalls.com/atlpsychology
Also, as promised, we are posting Sex Tips from our guest speaker Dr. Laura Straughn, relationship expert and psychologist with A.T.L. Psychotherapy and Consulting Services:
1. Protect your time for connecting by prioritizing it....
2. There are gender differences when it comes to intimacy. It critical to recognize that. Men are like microwaves and women are like a slow cooker. When we expect are partner to experience pleasure in the same way we are, you set yourself up for disappointment and frustration.
3. It is important to be able to give and receive pleasure.
4. Be attentive. Look at your partners body language to know how they like what you are doing.
5. Individuals who are able to verbally articulate what they find satisfying are more likely to receive it.
6. Be flexible and open- Creating an environment of openness allows your partner to feel comfortable coming to you with their sexual desires. It is important to be cautious not to shame your partner for what they ask for, otherwise this opens the door for others to meet their needs. Nevertheless respect boundaries should be respected.
7. Have fun and be creative. Variety is the spice of life. When you are in a committed relationship, if you are not careful intimacy can become monotonous. (i.e position, time location, attire)