Our Greatest Weapon Against Stress
"Our greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another" - William James (1842 - 1910) Many years have past since William James spoke these words. Research conducted in the field of psychology and neuroscience (e.g. M. Seligman, K. McGinogal , A. Crum) suggests that he was right! The way we think does indeed determine how effective we are in managing stress. It turns out that our mindsets play an important role in our health and wellbeing. This i
How To Get More Time In Your Day
Are you looking for ways to get more time in your day? You do know that this is actually an illusion, right? Since there will always be 24 hours in a day. But for the sake of your wellbeing and performance, you might want to try managing your energy, instead of your time. Research suggests that when you take frequent breaks during your workday, allowing yourself to recover, you’re better able to focus on the task at hand and you’re more productive because of that. And being m
Is What You're Doing Today Getting You Closer To Where You Want To Be Tomorrow?
I have a confession to make. I’m guilty. Guilty of being a control freak. I like thinking things through, planning and preparing (sounds a lot like procrastinating, right?). I’m really good at it too. Bummer that it’s not always beneficial for me… Is it an illusion to think that you can always plan everything and be prepared for anything? And is it sometimes better to let go of the need to control and to trust that everything will run its course? I think so. Because letting