7 Profound Realizations That Have Changed My Life (And Might Change Yours) It is not the big things that end up changing our life, but the little things.
Most people believe they have to make huge changes and take massive action, but it often isnít necessary. Life goes on by itself without you having to force anything. Changes happen, good things happen, and bad things happen. It is not the outside that counts, but what you do with it inside. Job Seeker - Tips and Resources. October 15, 2013 – The Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Reinvent Yourself. The Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Reinvent Yourself Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over.
I’ve started entire new careers. People who knew me then, don’t me now. Economy Of Hours. How to Reduce Stress: 10 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress On-the-Spot. By Jeannette MoningerWebMD Feature Relax.
You deserve it, it's good for you, and it takes less time than you think. You don't need a spa weekend or a retreat. Each of these stress-relieving tips can get you from OMG to om in less than 15 minutes. 1. A few minutes of practice per day can help ease anxiety. It's simple. 2. Take a 5-minute break and focus on your breathing. “Deep breathing counters the effects of stress by slowing the heart rate and lowering blood pressure,” psychologist Judith Tutin, PhD, says. 3.
Slow down. “Take 5 minutes and focus on only one behavior with awareness,” Tutin says. When you spend time in the moment and focus on your senses, you should feel less tense. 4. Your social network is one of your best tools for handling stress. 5. Mentally scan your body to get a sense of how stress affects it each day. UnLtd- for Social Entrepreneurs. The Path Exercise (a downloadable tool) - Human Workplace. Like an ace, I spilled hot tea on my laptop as I sat in my friend Molly’s kitchen chatting away and talking about business and people.
“Oh shiz,” I said, and Molly said “Turn it over!” But I was too slow, and strangely enough my early training kicked in enough so that I couldn’t bring myself to dump tea water onto Molly’s dining-room table, even as I saw the laptop die in front of me. While my friend Diana is transferring files into the new laptop, I thought I should use the downtime to post things that people have been asking for and/or telling us they have found useful in our workshops. A popular one is this Path exercise: Human Workplace Reinvention Roadmap Path Exercise Jan 2013 It’s your path.
Have fun with the Path exercise. My point is that there are these threads and strains from our early life that really want to join back together sometimes, and completing this Path exercise can get us in touch with some of them. The Habits Of Supremely Happy People. Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.
In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill your life with as many pleasures as you can, the life of engagement, where you find a life in your work, parenting, love and leisure and the meaningful life, which “consists of knowing what your highest strengths are, and using them to belong to and in the service of something larger than you are.” After exploring what accounts for ultimate satisfaction, Seligman says he was surprised. The pursuit of pleasure, research determined, has hardly any contribution to a lasting fulfillment. Instead, pleasure is “the whipped cream and the cherry” that adds a certain sweetness to satisfactory lives founded by the simultaneous pursuit of meaning and engagement.
They smile when they mean it. How to Find the Time for That Important Project. Almost everyone has some important project they can’t seem to get to.
Maybe it’s starting a blog, writing a book, or launching a new business initiative. You just can’t seem to find the time to tackle it. Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/zstigler Whenever I speak on the topic of Platform, the first question I always get in the Q&A is this: “How do I make time for building a platform? I am so busy; I don’t know how I could possibly add one more thing to my schedule.” Here are seven steps for getting unstuck and finding time for those important projects: