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Do you feel agitated all the time? Do you happen to “lose it” over the smallest thing? Does it feel like you have to constantly defend yourself and your choices?…Read More
What does being present mean? How can I not be present? There is only one time that is important – NOW! It is the most important time because it is…Read More
When we think of emotions we rarely think of the actual purpose emotions serve us. What are emotions and why do we experience them? Emotions are rapid information-processing systems that…Read More
When the person you are giving your feedback to gets defensive it is hard to actually work on the issue at hand. This often leads to conflict instead of resolution.
While you are not responsible for other people’s reactions, the way you communicate can influence the course of the conversation.
If you feel your abilities, competence or overall persona is being attacked, you get defensive.
You impulsively react to the perceived threat of criticism by either counter-attacking (being sarcastic, being critical in return, engaging in conflict) or fleeing (stonewalling, giving the silent treatment).
The comfort zone – less about comfort, more about fear “Get out of your comfort zone” is a phrase all of us have been told at one point or another.…Read More
In today’s world minding your own business is a rare skill. Everything around us is designed to get you into some else’s business. With Social Media deeply integrated into every…Read More
There are numerous factors that determine how likely you are to succeed in achieving your goals. Motivation, self-discipline, consistency being top of mind. One factor that is often overlooked is…Read More
What is a routine? A routine is a set of unvarying, regularly repeated actions. It usually consists of habits – a series of unconscious actions, convenient and predictable. Creating a…Read More
What is a to-do list A to-do list is the cornerstone of productivity. You cannot expect to be productive without properly organizing your workload. Simply put, a to-do list is…Read More
Understanding self-discipline Self-discipline is essentially the ability to control your actions and behavior, irrespective of your emotional condition. It is being able to delay gratification in order to focus on…Read More
It is a popular opinion that multitasking is the king of productivity. When you try to envision a highly productive person he usually does multiple things at once. Or so…Read More
We all know that bad mental health affects how we take care of our home and body. Stress, anxiety, depression – they all have this in common. They make it…Read More
Our choices define us. Every choice you make shapes you, creates you as the person you are. But it also works the other way round – the choices you make…Read More
You don’t find yourself. You will not find yourself on a trip or in a group of people. You will not find yourself in a new job or in a…Read More
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