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Professional Development Workshops that Feel Like Recess

Our stress management and team building workshops help individuals and organizations reign in stress,
and unleash energy, productivity and more good stuff.  We’ll come to you, or you can take our courses online.

 

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From Monica Scalf, Founder

From Monica Scalf, Founder

Stress is everywhere, and unfortunately, it’s skyrocketing.  When creating The Playground Group, I wanted to develop and deliver information that could change the relationship that people have with stress.  Over [...] Read More
What We Can Do for You

What We Can Do For You

Are you looking for fun and results driven Professional Development? Make your employees happier and more productive by giving them a little recess.  Our workshops, online courses, retreats, and coaching [...] Read More
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Want to Teach Our Workshops?

Are you the kind of person who wants to change the world one stressed out person at a time?  We’re looking for people to expand the mission of The Playground [...] Read More

Free Resources

How to Take Charge of Your Sunday Night Blues

How to Take Charge of Your Sunday Night Blues

When I was a kid, the tick, tick, tick of the 60 Minutes clock would induce that dreaded feeling known as The Sunday Night Blues. Lucky for me, I don’t have those kinds of blues anymore, but I know plenty of people who do. Whatever the reasons behind them, the Sunday Night Blues rob you […]

Warning: 3 Ways You’re Throwing Away Precious Hours You’ll Never Get Back

Warning: 3 Ways You’re Throwing Away Precious Hours You’ll Never Get Back

Bad habits at work are costing you precious hours of your life. On days when it feels like you’re flapping your wings as hard as you can, but you never seem to get anywhere, one of the habits below is usually to blame. Give up even one of these habits and you’ll get more done […]

5 Quick Ways to De-Stress at Work

5 Quick Ways to De-Stress at Work

5 Quick Ways to De-Stress Even When You’re Super Busy 1.  Smile.  Yes, it sounds so simple, but using the muscles in your face to smile releases tension, and you can’t help but feel better when you’re smiling.  Take a 5 second Smile Break. Go ahead, try it.  Smile for 5 full seconds right now. […]

Help for Chronic Stress

Help for Chronic Stress

My daughter just learned to drive.  The learning process was a stressful endeavor for both of us.  On one of our first outings, she encountered a yellow light.  She hit the brake, then she accelerated, then she hit the brake again.  As we came to a stop in the middle of the intersection, I said […]

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