If you have friends at work you most likely enjoy your job more. But did you know that you make better decisions, are more engaged in your work, more committed, and productive? Making friends at work is more important than we give credit. Workplace friendships are one of the strongest predictors … [Read more...] about Making Friends at Work
Do you regularly express gratitude? It turns out that an "attitude of gratitude" is not only wise for building positive relationships, but good for your health. "If [thankfulness] were a drug, it would be the world's best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ … [Read more...] about Do You Have an Attitude of Gratitude?
Much to the detriment of our health and well-being, many societies celebrate obsessive work habits. Being a "workaholic" has become a badge of honor, one that unfortunately describes too many of today’s working people. Workaholics often strain their personal relationships. If you’re married to … [Read more...] about Workaholic? 5 Tips to Work Less and Still Get Ahead
Are you stuck in the past, or work with someone who is? Not everyone aims for personal growth or uses their past experiences to move forward.
If you've ever worked with a colleague who tells the same old stories over and over, you understand how people can distort reality to suit their purposes. … [Read more...] about Stuck in the Past:
5 Steps to Personal Growth
What ever happened to unbridled joy in our daily lives? Remember the fun of play as children? Maybe we need to renew ourselves and start playing more. Something happens as we become working adults: we shift our priorities into organized, competitive, goal-directed activities. If an activity … [Read more...] about Renewing Yourself: The Power of Play
The hero’s journey has been told and retold in many different ways in every culture throughout the world. Yours might go something like this: You’ve got all your ducks in a row, established some healthy routines, and you’re comfortably progressing on your career path. Then “bam!” you hit a wall. … [Read more...] about A.C.T. Like a Hero: The Journey to Self
Most self-help books focus on how you can achieve more. How can you do more, be more… and do it all faster. This article takes the opposite tack: how and why you should simply sit and be still. The practice of mindfulness - being fully present and aware of the here and now - leads to successful … [Read more...] about Successful Living through Mindfulness
Better time management isn’t the only solution to feeling overwhelmed. You may have a case of “brain clutter.” When you're feeling stressed and unproductive, your first instinct might be to look for a better system: A better system to manage your time A better system to manage your … [Read more...] about Time Management: Get Rid of Brain Clutter
Life is full of daily lessons. We interpret experiences; tag them as good, bad or neutral; file them into memory (or not); and create stories about ourselves. If you want self-awareness, take a look at how experience has shaped your stories. “Many leaders point to their childhoods as the source of … [Read more...] about The Past as Prologue: How Experience Shapes You
Are the happiest people blessed with luck that bestows a better life and fewer worries? Or, should we attribute their emotional fulfillment to character strengths and mind power?
Happiness research, a field known as “positive psychology,” is chockfull of relevant findings. Some of the latest … [Read more...] about The Science of Happiness:
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