When you change your mindset about stress, you can change how your body responds to it. Kelly McGonigal imparts scientific proof that when you view stress as your friend, your responses to it become positive, rather than harmful.
Networking and ‘schmoozing’ isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. So, if the very prospect fills you with dread, you’re far from alone. But rest assured, help is at hand!
If you only had 30 seconds, how would you sell yourself professionally? What would be your personal sales pitch or so-called elevator pitch? To learn more about how to confidently define and articulate your purpose and your value proposition, read on.
MAMILs, middle-aged spread and the mid-life crisis; surely there’s more to middle age than that? Thank goodness, then, for the words of analytical psychologist Carl Jung, who believed that ‘the greatest potential for growth and self realisation exists in the second half of life.’ The secret is in knowing your purpose.
Why is it that some of life’s biggest decisions can be made with bold certainty, and yet others can prove agonising? It’s all down to understanding your personal purpose, and putting it in the driving seat of your decision-making.
Moving jobs is one of those major life changes that can provide huge benefits if all goes well but can spell disaster if it doesn’t go according to plan. All the more reason to make sure you’ve made a purposeful decision that is firmly on track with your personal goals and aspirations.
One thing’s for certain, none of us know how many tomorrows we have left. That’s something we’ve no control over. So, making the most of all of our todays means ensuring we are living a fulfilling and purpose driven life. Which, in turn, requires us to establish our ‘raison d’être’. Are you ready to find your why?
Can you honestly say that you lead your life? Do you own it? Or are you led by others in your life choices and influenced by those around you when making key decisions? Becoming the master of your own destiny starts with finding your ‘why’.
Matthieu Ricard, a biochemist turned Buddhist monk, explains the diverse definition of happiness, and how we can all train our minds towards happiness, serenity and fulfillment.
The brain uses a quarter of the body’s entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body’s mass. So how does this unique organ receive and, perhaps more importantly, rid itself of vital nutrients? New research suggests it has to do with sleep.