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Highly resilient people do these 6 things:
Are you highly resilient? Or are people around you? Highly resilient people typically are that way because they do these 6 things.
Science says it’s better to be adaptable—here are 5 ways to make it happen:
In what became his groundbreaking work, On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin introduced the foundations of his theory of evolution, as he sought to explain how some species survived while others dwindled toward extinction. His theory eloquently demonstrated that the best predictor of survival was not a species’ intelligence, nor its physical strength but its ability to adapt to changes in its immediate surroundings.
How Staying in the Moment Can Help Us Fight Stress During a Pandemic:
It’s easy to catastrophize, but taking inspiration from Stoic philosophy can lower our anxiety and fear.
I Started Meditating for the First Time in Quarantine—And Now I’ll Never Go Back:
I think it’s safe to say that we’re all feeling a little stressed out right now—or a lot stressed out. There are so many lingering questions about the novel coronavirus and our future. As someone who is already a bona fide germaphobe, COVID-19 has heightened my fear of germs and caused a lot of unwelcome anxiety. Getting acclimated to working from home has also introduced a whole slew of issues for some, but as a freelance writer, I’m used to spending work hours with my laptop on my couch.
8 ways successful people master resilience:
It’s OK to see the humor when life rears up and knocks you down. Being able to laugh in the face of adversity is an excellent way to relieve stress.
Managing Yourself When You Are Overwhelmed:
Feeling overwhelmed by your to do list is familiar to many ambitious professionals. Simply working harder rarely solves the problem. Coaches and executives share their advice for what does.
7 habits you can adopt after 5 PM to help you decompress after a busy day:
It can be really tough to build new routines into your evenings. It takes intention and discipline. It gets easier with practice.
Now Is The Perfect Time To Start Meditating, And Science Proves It:
With tens of millions around the world being asked to shelter in place for weeks if not months to come, it could also be an excellent opportunity to cultivate a new habit that recent research has shown can reduce anxiety while improving your memory and focus.
The Hidden Cost Of Operating On Auto Pilot:
Do you ever find yourself just going along on auto-pilot, not stopping to think what you’re doing or why you’re doing it? Ever forget why you walked into a room or why you agreed to a meeting? Ever wondered how you got to where you are now?
Yes? Chances are that you’re operating in autopilot. You’re also not alone.
Wim Hof breathing exercise explained in 6 steps:
Wim Hof is known for being able to run marathons barefoot across snow and immerse his naked body in freezing temperatures for extended periods, but the Wim Hof Method also allows the practitioner to go deeper into the mind and body. It’s essentially, an incredibly powerful form…
Brené Brown Talks About Square Breathing, but What Is It?
If you’ve listened to Brené Brown, the research professor whose TedTalk on vulnerability went viral (a must-watch), you may have heard her mention “square breathing.” She uses it herself to calm down when, in her words, “sh*t hits the fan.” So yes, anecdotally it works. But Brown, who continues to study vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame, is a researcher at heart. And while studying resilience and people who live tenaciously, she found they had an important thing in common: They
Eight steps to more mindful parenting mental chatter:
Parenthood is a wild ride filled with heart-warming moments, challenge, anxiety and uncertainty. Be more mindful of your parenting mental chatter and achieve inner calm in the chaos
10 Tips to Help You Develop Your Meditation Practice
“Consider meditation an investment in your daily productivity.”
Why Being Productive Starts With Doing Nothing More Often
Ask almost anyone how they like to spend their down time, and they’ll probably mention activities like reading, playing games or watching some sort of screen. What you’re much less likely to hear are verbs like pondering, reflecting, ruminating or just good old-fashioned thinking.
Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure
As constant travelers and parents of a 2-year-old, we sometimes fantasize about how much work we can do when one of us gets on a plane, undistracted by phones, friends, and Finding Nemo. We race to get…
7 tips to keep your smartphone from ruining your life
There’s an increasing body of research that shows smartphones can interfere with our sleep, productivity, mental health and impulse control. Even having a smartphone within reach can reduce available cognitive capacity. And it’s recently been suggested that smartphones could even shorten our lives.
9 Ways To Use Your Phone More Mindfully
If you have major FOMO when you’re not scrolling through your phone, you might be using it too much. A 2017 report noted that people spend around five hours a day engaged with their smartphones, which makes a good case for exploring how to be more…