We all feel stressed and out of control at times. Life throws us a curveball and suddenly we're feeling, doing, and saying things that we would never normally even consider. But wouldn't it be better to be able to stay calm, no matter the circumstances? Keeping a cool head under pressure can be one of the most valuable lessons we can learn. But how to stay calm under pressure? … [Read more...] about How To Stay Calm Under Pressure
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Life can appear to be filled with humdrum chores and responsibilities, a seemingly endless stream of potentially boring tasks to perform. Surveys have shown that nearly sixty percent of our time is filled with tasks such as paperwork, emails, finances, shopping, housework and business meetings. For some professions and lifestyles, it can be even higher than sixty … [Read more...] about The Seven Secrets Of Finding Meaning In The Mundane
Did you know that there are numerous health benefits to having an optimistic outlook on life? Optimists have been shown to have fewer strokes, lower levels of cardiovascular disease, better sleep and a longer life span than pessimists. In recent studies, self-professed optimists had 35% fewer strokes and lived up to 15% longer on average. The dangers of pessimism, on the other … [Read more...] about 5 Powerful Ways To Cultivate An Optimistic Outlook On Life
I came to quite a realization recently, one that was so obvious that I’m ashamed that it took me so many years to arrive at this epiphany. It was a small realization in the scheme of things, a slight shift of perspective, but for me, it has made a world of difference. I have to remind myself often of this shift as old habits die hard. But when I do, when I remember, I feel a … [Read more...] about How I Silenced My Inner Critic
Whether we are aware of it or not, we make multiple decisions each and every day. Many are small and trivial, but some are major decisions that can impact our future lives. Recent studies have shown that we actually have to make more than seventy decisions a day! Unsurprisingly, our brains can become tired with assessing all the variables involved in making a choice. This can … [Read more...] about 5 Life Choices You Will Regret In Later Life