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8 Highly Effective Habits That Helped Make Bill Gates the Richest Man on Earth How did Bill Gates get to be the richest person in the world, with a net worth around $80 billion? Being in the right place with the right product at the dawn of the personal computer era certainly had a lot to do with it. But so do some very smart approaches to work and life that all of us can follow. The personal finance site GOBankingRates recently published a list of 10 habits and experiences that make Gates so successful and helped him build his fortune. Quiz on stress levels Is there too much stress in your life? To find out, take this quiz, adapted from a scale developed by Peter Lovibond at the University of New South Wales. For the first 16 questions, please indicate how much each statement applied to you over the past week. Answer the questions as honestly as possible; there are no right or wrong answers. The last five questions are about you, and they'll be used by our research team to better understand how stress relates to factors like marriage and employment. When you're done, you'll get your score, along with resources for combating stress.
6 scientifically proven ways to have a better day. We all experience stress, and it can actually be a good thing. But too much can take a pretty big toll. A recent video from TED-Ed explains what happens to your body when its exposed to too much stress for too long. Anxiety, Depression, Stress: Why the Differences Matter Anxiety, depression and stress — just about everyone feels these emotions at some time. All are common reactions to life’s challenges, from losing a loved one to going through a divorce. On the surface they can look a lot alike, but there are distinct differences. Is It Anxiety or Depression? 15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time. Here are 15 time habits of the best entrepreneurs.
Keep your stress under control Feeling like there are too many pressures and demands on you? Losing sleep worrying about tests and schoolwork? Eating on the run because your schedule is just too busy? Need to Solve a Personal Problem? Try a Third-Person Perspective Why is it that when other people ask for advice about a problem, we always seem to have sage words at the ready, but when we ourselves face a similar situation, we feel stumped about what to do? In a 2014 Psychological Science article, researchers Igor Grossmann (University of Waterloo) and APS Fellow Ethan Kross (University of Michigan) suggested that people’s tendency to reason more wisely about others’ social problems than they do about their own is a common habit — one they referred to as Solomon’s Paradox. In a series of studies, the researchers not only found evidence of Solomon’s Paradox, but also identified a way that this reasoning bias can be eliminated. The researchers began by confirming whether people are wiser when considering another’s problems than they are when considering their own problems.
6 Ways Stress Affects Men's Health Stress: You can’t hear it, you can’t see it, you can’t taste it, yet it’s commonly accepted that stress significantly impacts men’s health. As more research is published on the effects of stress and anxiety, we're learning that stress can be more serious than ever imagined, particularly for heart health. And in other ways, like how it affects your relationships with women, stress can be downright strange. Here are six reasons why it’s worth keeping a lid on stress and anxiety: 1. Stress can change your taste in women.
Why You Should Delegate Almost Everything Small businesses have to overcome a lot of hurdles to succeed. In addition to building a reputation and a clientele, you have to get the word out, keep your staff organized, and continue to grow and make enough money to pay your workers, your investors, your overhead, and still make a profit. Every little bit counts, so here are some habits to develop that will help your business make and keep more money: 1. What is teenage stress? Teenage stress: what is it? Stress in teenagers – and anyone – can be unpleasant, but it’s not necessarily a bad thing. Stress is the way your body responds to challenges and gets you ready to face them with attention, energy and strength. When you feel you can cope with these challenges, stress gets you ready for action and gives you the motivation to get things done. Everyone experiences stress. There’s nothing wrong with your teenage child if he’s stressed.
Canadian Journal of Psychiatry - March 2002 Misdiagnosis and consequent mistreatment of bipolar disorder (BD) are potentially life-threatening issues for patients, yet in contemporary practice there exist several potential inadequacies in the diagnosis of BD. A synergy of cultural and clinical factors results in its common misdiagnosis. Baldessarini has noted that the culture of modern medical practice appears to be guided by a “pharmacocentric view of the world” (1).
Anxiety and depression in men Symptoms of anxiety in men In general, men tend to put off getting any kind of support, because they think they’re supposed to be tough, self-reliant, and able to manage pain and take charge of situations. This can make it hard for men to acknowledge they have any health issues, let alone any that affect their social and emotional wellbeing.
This TED talk gives a whole new perspective on what stress is, and how the way that we think and act can transform our experience of stress. In this video, Kelly McGonigal highlights the importance of looking at stress from another perspective. Instead of having the mindset that stress is entirely bad, we should instead look at stress in a positive light. In the video, Kelly McGonigal had also mentioned about the importance of social support when one is feeling stressed. by ashxhui Mar 23
After watching this TED talk video, I think it helps people to have a change of perspective in the way we view stress. I think most people would know that stresses are not totally bad for a person and small amounts of stress may even make a person perform better or excel in certain things that we are doing. Perhaps the problem sometimes lies in how we view stress. Rather than avoiding it, its about making a stress a "useful energy" than an unavoidable enemy. This "shifting perspective" that Kelly McGonigal presents is truly explaining what "mind over matter" it. by celestinetan Mar 20
This TED talk by Kelly McGonigal demonstrates how changing our perspectives of stress can turn it into a positive motivator for our daily lives. Kelly McGonigal also highlighted the release of a hormone named 'Oxytocin' when humans are stressed and how Oxytocin helps us to be more social and urge us to voice/seek out others who understand the stressful situation that we are facing. by nurhakim010 Mar 19