It is important for everyone to explore what they believe is their own sense of meaning and purpose.
Seven daily essential mental activities to optimize brain matter and create well-being
When we closely focus on tasks in a goal-oriented way, we take on challenges that make deep connections in the brain.
Your sense of self worth is how you regard yourself. It is your understanding of your qualities, your unique strengths, and your personal attributes. Your sense of self worth is a measure of how you value yourself.
The Art of Being Mindful
The term “mindfulness” has been popping up a lot lately, and it has become increasingly popular since the 1970’s. Mindfulness originates from Buddhist principles that focus on breathing and meditation and has shown success in treating a range of physical and mental health problems such as chronic pain, anxiety, and depression.
6 Ways to weave self - care into your workday
At the heart of self care is your relationship and connection to self. As part of your job, it means that you’re attuned to and understand what you need to be your most constructive, effective and authentic self.
Activities to improve happiness
You can control your happiness more than you may think. Research shows that 50% of happiness is genetic, 10% is circumstantial, and the remaining 40% is the result of our actions.
Wind down in 5 minutes
Finding time to relax can be difficult. We all have incredibly busy lives, but it is important to take a moment to find some calm.
The puzzling way that writing heals the body
In 1986 the psychology professor James Pennebaker discovered something extraordinary, something which would inspire a generation of researchers to explore. Pennebaker asked students to spend 15 minutes writing about the biggest trauma of their lives or, if they hadn’t experienced a trauma, their most difficult time.
Work life balance
Finding a healthy work-life balance can be a challenge even at the best of times, but it is more daunting and necessary during times of economic stagnation and uncertainty. Our current economy with its subsequent cutbacks and layoffs, has left many employees putting in longer hours and working harder than ever.
Ways to switch off work without feeling guilty
Relaxing after work can be hard in our over-stimulated world, but researchers are proving that “switching off” improves well-being and productivity.
Ways to build resilience
When life doesn’t go exactly the way you had hoped, what is it that helps some of us cope better, be resilient or even grow as a person through adversity?
Find your creativity
Most of us were creative as children–colouring in, paper crafts, painting, playing make-believe, we were creative even if we weren’t particularly good at it.