How do emotions affect decision making?

Decision making is the process of making a choice. We usually think of decision making as a careful reflection and deliberation about the possible outcome.  Making a decision would require gathering knowledge and facts. Then carefully evaluating the pros and cons of each option, before making the choice. That is if we didn’t experience anyContinue reading “How do emotions affect decision making?”

How To Break The Habit Of Negative Self-talk

Words have power, the words we say to ourselves even more so. The way we communicate with ourselves shapes the way we see and experience the world.  There is an internal dialogue in each and every one of us that helps us process and make sense of our experiences. How you talk to yourself isContinue reading “How To Break The Habit Of Negative Self-talk”

Do you really need to get out of your comfort zone?

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. But what is the comfort zone and why staying in it is so bad? Staying in your comfort zone means you are not being challenged.Continue reading “Do you really need to get out of your comfort zone?”

Messy home, messy mind

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 harder to care for yourself and your surroundings. However it could work the other way around, too. Keeping a tidy, orderly home can have beneficialContinue reading “Messy home, messy mind”

The easiest way to start a good habit

To start a habit stick it to a habit you already have What is a habit? A habit is an automated action. An action you do not have to think through or plan. An action you do without even noticing. Turning on the lights as you come into your room becomes a habit. Making yourselfContinue reading “The easiest way to start a good habit”

Be Your Own Best Friend

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 are based on who you believe you are. The way you see yourself directly affects the choices you make. So building a positive self-image helpsContinue reading “Be Your Own Best Friend”

Self-Motivation Through Daily Habits

What if I tell you you’re not lazy. You just lack motivation. Yes, you procrastinate even the smallest tasks, you slack at work, school and at home. You barely get anything done besides the bare minimum. Not because of a personal trait, but because you haven’t found the right motivation. However motivation cannot be found.Continue reading “Self-Motivation Through Daily Habits”