Breathing Room

I know it seems ridiculous to tell you to do something you already do instinctively. I also am a human who was born to breathe. However you might be surprised how much stopping and actually focusing on breathing can make things easier.

Break The Stride

Very often, in a job which requires much thought and much pressure, things can get very tense. You are being paid to come up with a solution. you are on the clock to troubleshoot this problem today. There is not time to stop and take a break, these clients need consoling, this issue needs to be wrapped up, etc.

But a “break” does not necessarily need to mean stopping what you are doing, leaving the room, taking a walk or getting refreshments. You can take an internal break in your body and mind. You can teach yourself to transcend above the stress and give your mind a small but needed rest in less than 5 minutes.
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Professionalism Redefined

A professional is a member of a profession. The term also describes the standards of education and training that prepare members of the profession with the particular knowledge and skills necessary to perform the role of that profession.
Wikipedia.com

What this quote from Wikipedia is saying is true, a professional is basically a person playing a structured role in a profession, but for my first post on this blog, i want to describe it as something more.

Redefining

For me, a role or part in a structured theme is only part of the picture. The professional needs to be me. I need to be a major player personally, in the world i choose to stake my claim in. There should be very little difference between who i am personally and how i approach my work.
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