Gratitude is something we can practice every day. There is a long list of benefits including: improved self-esteem increased mental strength sleeping better enhanced empathy reduced aggression better psychological health better physical health opening the door to more relationships. That’s a long list, and according to Psychology Today they are all scientifically proven. And if that isn’t … More Gratitude: How to Find it Every Day
Let me start by admitting that I am a master procrastinator. Combining that with the fact that I’m terrible at estimating the time required for a task, probably makes me a little difficult to work with. But I’ve been successful enough because I manage to pull off most things, most of the time…or at least … More Embrace Your Inner Procrastinator– Make it Work For You
We are bombarded with ways to improve ourselves: do more cardio, eat more vegetables, eat only “healthy” fats, try high intensity interval training, eat whole foods or plant-based foods or both. And the list goes on and on. But whether you are a vegan yogi, or a grass-fed-beef cross-fit junkie, there’s one rule that applies … More Sleep: 7 Reasons Why You Need More
Ever felt envious of someone? Of a promotion or award? Of some praise that someone else received? Or maybe just some else’s life in general? I’d be really surprised if you’ve never felt envious. So, thinking back, how did it make you feel? Envy usually drags us down — we are sad because, at that … More Envy: from Flaw to Field Guide
Imagine you are sitting in a meeting and your manager walks in. Does she or he walk in and take over? Or maybe listen for a little while, then offer input? If a manager wants to lead by coaching and empowering, then most of us can guess that taking over isn’t the right approach. Instead, … More How Can I Help?: One of Seven Ways to Manage Like a Coach
Finding time to play is not just fun — it’s good for you. According to Dr. Stuart Brown of the National Institute for Play, “play is something done for its own sake.” It’s an activity without a point to it. That doesn’t mean that it’s not competitive – you could be a competitive card player at your … More Find Time to Play: Three Pieces of Advice That Will Help
When we look back on the 1960s, its hard to comprehend how long it took people to act on the mounting evidence of the dangers of cigarettes. Smoking was pervasive and socially acceptable. Movie theaters allowed smoking, usually in the balcony or back rows, well into the 1980s depending on what state-wide public smoking bans … More If not now, when? When will you act?