Way too often we know the healthy things we should do in our lives such as eat right, reduce procrastination and exercise, yet we choose not to do them. We fall into bad habits more regularly, because our brains are wired for it. Eliminating simple barriers can put us on the road to success.
In the final days of the year, how can employers help employees finish out the year right? Get people out of their normal winter routines and help them avoid bad habits that lead to lower productivity and declined mental health.
When you have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the holiday season can become something you dread rather than anticipate. There are many ways you can manage the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Test a few of these options and see which will allow you to best enjoy the holiday season.
Do your employees practice healthy stress relief? Someone’s bad day doesn’t stay isolated. Their misfortune spreads to others and loses for the company. Take simple measures to establish proper stress habits in your employees' lives.
According to the American Psychological Association's annual stress report, American’s face harmful levels of stress due to inappropriate regulation techniques. While we lack the right habits, wearable devices are an easy option to build awareness of stress and track progress overtime.
Stress hits me like a brick. Suddenly, I can't think, or do anything the way I usually do. Having awareness and perspective can ease stress and create better outcomes.
Have you ever stressed about something for weeks or months. Then, the time came and it wasn't really that bad? This is just one example of a cognitive distortion. Cognitive distortions are thoughts framed by a narrow perspective that ignore other possibilities and realities.
There are times where I feel completely lost. But like Seth indicates, sometimes when we're in a tight spot, it gives us the insight we need to move on. While stress can be painful, it is also an opportunity to re-orient.
This article brings awareness to the most common cognitive or thought distortions. Cognitive distortions repress our full potential. They are illogical self-talk that skew perception of self, and how situations are interpreted.
When I first started meditating, it was like being on a treadmill. With a little time and insight, I gained the benefits I had been searching for.