5 Ways to Deal with Difficult People

Recently I spoke to a group of franchise employees on how to stress less to boost sales and customer service. During the break a woman approached me and pulled me aside. She whispered, “What do you do when it’s the people around you who cause you stress and make you super cranky?” If I had a nickel […]

5 Ways to Have a Stress-Free Vacation

A couple weeks ago I featured a post on keeping your office organized from a fantastic writer and fellow lifestyle expert, Sarah Landrum. When she offered to do another article, I jumped at the chance and she is now going to be a regular contributor to the Happy Hour Effect blog! Woohooo! Her latest article […]

HELP! I Hate My Job!

HELP! My job is so stressful and I can’t keep my head above water anymore. I’m crabby to my family. My boss is evil. My co-workers are annoying. I hate my job tasks. But I can’t leave – I need the paycheck!  This was the tirade I heard from someone after a speaking event a […]

24 Rejuvenating Ways to Spend Your Lunch Break

Who else powers through lunch? Eat at your desk, gobble down your food, maybe even have a meeting WHILE you eat so you don’t lose a moment of your day? I admit I’m guilty of this pretty often – more often than I should or would like to be! This awesome article from Christina DesMarais […]