Friday, September 24, 2010

How to reduce, prevent and cope with stress

Are your problems getting on top of you ? (If your work or a problem gets on top of you , it begins to make you feel unhappy and depressed). Are you feeling depressed and under stress? Read these suggestions. Try to add your own ideas to the list !

*Get up 15 minutes earlier.
*Go for a walk.
*Say "no" more often.
*Exercise regularly.
*Make duplicate keys.
*Don't rely on your memory...write things down.
*Smile more.
*Get enough sleep.
*Avoid negative people.
*Look up at the stars.
*Get to work early.
*Leave work early(with permission :-)).
*Repair things that don't work properly.
*Strive for excellence NOT perfection.
*Take a different route to work.
*Know your limitations...

Click on the link to watch a video about the Top 9 Ways to relieve stress (WARNING:teenagers only! )

Monday, September 6, 2010

The Office

Often TV shows that are very successful in one country are sold to other countries' TV stations. They are then changed somewhat to suit the audience of that country. Here's an example of a show called The Office, originally produced in the UK.

First take a look at the British version.

Now, take a look at a shorter clip of the American pilot episode.

How do they compare? Is one easier to understand than the other? Are you able to understand the humor (of one more than the other)? Which do you like more? Why?