Jennifer Jefferies's Blog (13)

Five tips to keep you motivated – regardless of what you are chasing.

Whether you want to check off your to-do list, live a healthier lifestyle, make a difference in the world through philanthropy or kick some serious goals you need a strong dose of motivation.

Motivation gives us the courage and momentum to live our dreams and follow our passions and, what’s more, it’s…

Added by Jennifer Jefferies on November 8, 2023 at 13:17 — No Comments

How To Plug Into Limitless Energy

You may find yourself exhausted with the constant demands life is throwing your way, and perhaps you’re finding this is depleting your energy.  It’s no surprise that many people feel drained, both physically and mentally.

As a naturopath, my focus is on holistic health, which is an approach that considers the whole person—body, mind, and spirit—in the…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on October 12, 2023 at 13:39 — No Comments

The impact of consistent choices in human resources: Compounding results

Human Resources (HR) managers make decisions that have a profound impact on their organizations and employees. Whether it's implementing policies, handling employee relations, or shaping the company culture, the choices consistently made can compound over time, leading to significant outcomes. The reality is, consistent choices, both positive and negative, can compound results in the realm of HR. Understanding this concept can help HR managers navigate their responsibilities with greater…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on October 11, 2023 at 14:30 — No Comments

The top 4 influences on our health that can deteriorate if we don't make changes over the next 12 months

We know that maintaining good health is essential for our overall well-being. However, many often overlook the impact that small lifestyle choices can have on our long-term health, and the thinking is wrong that we will maintain the status quo. Our health will actually deteriorate if we do not intervene with changes. It’s time to dig into the top five health issues that tend to worsen over 12 months if we fail to make proactive changes.…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on September 25, 2023 at 17:30 — No Comments

Why the dramatic health collapse in 2023? – A naturopath's perspective

Why the Dramatic Health Collapse in 2023? – A naturopath’s perspective

When we have to adapt, we do.

Remember the times when you have slammed at work and you NEED a holiday. That holiday is now days or weeks away and you are hanging in there. Day one of your holiday you head off with…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on September 12, 2023 at 10:30 — No Comments

The 5 key markers to stress in your workforce

Gallup’s annual State of the Global Workplace report says, about 60% of employees felt emotionally detached from their jobs last year, while almost a fifth described their time at work as miserable.

 In today's fast-paced and demanding work environment, it is crucial for employers to be vigilant about their…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on September 12, 2023 at 10:30 — No Comments


The absolutely most important thing you will do ALL DAY is SLEEP. It amazes me that people will take an hour or two to get all ready to go out and yet they do no prep to sleep. Sleep is there for our physical, emotional and spiritual body to rest and recharge.Being someone who never respected their sleep when I was younger and then burned out I have the upmost respect and discipline around my sleep.

So how much do you need? A little background first. During the night your adrenal…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on March 14, 2023 at 10:09 — No Comments

The magic ratio

Forty two percent of current remote workers say if their current company does not continue to offer remote work options long term, they will look for a job at a company that does. (Pulse of the American Survey)

Working from home, they were able to breathe again and yet, also felt isolated and alone

Researchers have found a ‘magic ratio’ to balance it with office work. As reported in …


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on March 14, 2023 at 10:00 — No Comments

They need to feel you to follow you

We all have a natural leadership entry point and we can all grow into new levels of leadership. Or can we? Using John Maxwell’s, The 5 Levels of Leadership system, We start naturally at one of these 5 levels.

Leadership Level 1 – Position.

Leadership Level 2 – Permission.

Leadership Level 3 – Production.

Leadership Level 4 – People Development.

Leadership Level 5 – Pinnacle.

John Maxwell says, “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on March 14, 2023 at 10:00 — No Comments

The 5 primary signs of burnout

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines work-related stress as ‘the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not match the capabilities, resources or needs of the worker’; the United Nations (UN) called it ‘the twentieth century disease’ and the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls it a ‘worldwide epidemic’.

I wrote this in my book that I published in 2002, The 7 Steps To Sanity. Yes! 2002



Added by Jennifer Jefferies on March 8, 2023 at 11:00 — No Comments

Five tips to prevent team overwhelm

As a HR Manager, you know all too well that overwhelm is one of the biggest threats to productivity in the workplace. When team members feel overwhelmed, they can quickly lose

track of the bigger picture and become stuck in mundane tasks that don't add value. To help,

here are five tips to help you prevent team overwhelm.

1. Determine what is causing overwhelm

The very first step in overcoming overwhelm is to know why it is there in the first place.…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on December 5, 2022 at 10:36 — No Comments


The remarkable healing power of happiness has been documented in the book ‘Anatomy of an Illness’ by Norman Cousins in which he tells the story of how he ‘laughed his way out of a crippling disease’ that doctors believed to be irreversible. In 1964, Cousins contracted ankylosing spondylitis – the connective tissue in his spine was disintegrating. He was told that adrenal stress could have been the cause behind it and that there was no record of…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on November 29, 2022 at 13:15 — No Comments

Five signs your team are close to burnout – and what you can do about it

Burnout is described as a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. When you feel unable to meet constant demands, you can feel overwhelmed, and the adverse effects can be felt in all areas of your life. But it's not just a heavy mental load you can carry; burnout can zap you of energy and make you more susceptible to illness.

Sadly, burnout has become so common that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially recognised it as…


Added by Jennifer Jefferies on November 15, 2022 at 12:00 — No Comments

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