We think we're doing what we're supposed to do to be successful at work, contribute at home and be engaged in the community. But in our unconscious, compulsive cycle of over-committing, we undermine our best and highest intentions.
Do you know how to thrive under the pressure that crushes those who aren’t mentally tough? Like the great Olympians, you can learn to create an optimal state of mind before engaging in your most challenging or most important personal and professional situations.
The next time you approach a possible goal, check in. Will achieving it enhance your success? Will your pursuit of it bring meaning to your work and life? If yes, great! If not, beware.
There's a flip side to our apparently insatiable need for proof or validation. As helpful as it is in our lives as consumers, it can royally trip us up in attempts for true, fulfilling success.
The next time you find yourself in avoidance behavior like picking lint off your carpet instead of jumping into your next challenging project, pause and ask yourself this question.
Can you imagine being able to access a positive emotion in the midst of stressful situations? You can do it by creating an anchor.
You’ve worked hard all year, and now it’s time to reward yourself for a job well done! But unless you employ the right budgeting techniques, you might wind up spending more than you hoped on that highly anticipated getaway.
It's no surprise that employers are increasingly recognizing the benefits of promoting “total well-being.” According to a recent study by the National Business Group on Health, 87 percent of employers are now offering emotional or mental well-being programs
Regardless of how ergonomic your chair is, sitting can lead to back pain, headaches and listlessness, which can all lead to a decrease in productivity. Try these desk exercises to incorporate some exercise into those busy work days.
Being "off the back" provides an opportunity to assess what's happening during those times when the striving isn't enough to keep us going toward the next finish line.
Make sure your education aligns with the objective: improving health literacy. Focus on the kind of education that will help your employees help your medical plan save money. Strategic education is the wave of the future.
Are you flat-lining in the area of your emotional responses? Feeling like your 'screen saver' is on when people are talking to you?