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Stay or Leave? Testing our Intuition. In making decisions, we have three different voices fighting to be heard.

Stay or Leave? Testing our Intuition.

Our heart, our brain and our gut. It can get awfully noisy, hot and confusing in our bodies trying to hear them all. Our heart feels, feels and feels. If we make decisions solely from this place, we often abandon logical reason. Our hearts are a hurricane of emotions—often feeling overwhelming and ungrounded. Throwing us off center with our roller coaster of emotions when looking to make a move in our life.

Ultradian Rhythms and Peak Performance States. Today I want to talk about transitions.

Ultradian Rhythms and Peak Performance States

If you have been following Tony and me over the last year you will know that we have been producing a podcast and newsletter every two weeks and that I moved to Chiang Rai, Thailand about three months ago. Life for me has been very rewarding since moving. Wake up feeling refreshed and energized. Waking up feeling ready for the day ahead is one of the most important activities you can engage in.

Wake up feeling refreshed and energized

Stress Management, Executive Coaching, & Life Coaching. How To Influence When You Don't Have Authority. How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day. If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: mise-en-place.

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

The “Meez,” as professionals call it, translates into “everything in its place.” In practice, it involves studying a recipe, thinking through the tools and equipment you will need, and assembling the ingredients in the right proportion before you begin. It is the planning phase of every meal—the moment when chefs evaluate the totality of what they are trying to achieve and create an action plan for the meal ahead. 5 Minute Body Scan. 2015 Mantra and Songs to be Guided by. Journey - Don't Stop Believin' (Audio) Rascal Flatts - "Stand" Lyrics! Courage Is - The Strange Familiar [Full Song]

Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup. There’s been a lot of talk lately about resilience, grit, growth mindset, and related concepts -- including the social and emotional skills associated with these factors and their importance for student well-being and academic success.

Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

Edutopia has curated these lists of resources to help educators and parents follow these topics and create home and school environments that provide supports and opportunities to help young people thrive. Nurturing Resilience The ability to bounce back from adversity is associated with a variety of skills. Learn more about the resilience research and supports and strategies to develop resilience in young people. (10+ Resources) Fostering Grit Explore an array of resources about understanding and building student perseverance, and consider questions raised by the research on grit. (15+ Resources) Teaching Growth Mindset Learning From Failure Managing Stress.

How To Be Resilient: 8 Steps To Success When Life Gets Hard. “Stick with it!”

How To Be Resilient: 8 Steps To Success When Life Gets Hard

“Be resilient!” “Never give up!” Overcome Stress and Challenge: 7 Mechanisms of Resilience for High Productivity. Timothy So, Msc, is a PhD candidate in Psychology in the University of Cambridge Department of Psychiatry.

Overcome Stress and Challenge: 7 Mechanisms of Resilience for High Productivity

He is a Research Associate of Cambridge University's Well-being Institute and a Chartered Occupational Psychologist. Timothy is also responsible for both the Traditional and the Simplified Chinese PPND sites. Full bio. 12-Item Grit Scale. Pretty, Witty, and Gritty? Fiona Parashar, MAPP UEL, 2009 runs Leadership Coaching in the UK, specialising in positive psychology coaching to build flourishing leaders and teams in the media, advertising, and communications sectors.

Pretty, Witty, and Gritty?

Twitter: @fiparashar Fiona's articles are here. Angela Duckworth on How to Develop Grit. Sisu - Transforming Barriers into Frontiers. How To Be Optimistic: 4 Steps Backed By Research. In Praise of Melancholy and How It Enriches Our Capacity for Creativity. By Maria Popova How the American obsession with happiness at the expense of sadness robs us of the capacity for a full life.

In Praise of Melancholy and How It Enriches Our Capacity for Creativity

“One feels as if one were lying bound hand and foot at the bottom of a deep dark well, utterly helpless,” Van Gogh wrote in one of his many letters expounding his mental anguish. And yet the very melancholy that afflicted him was also the impetus for the creative restlessness that sparked his legendary art. Negative Emotions Are Key to Well-Being. A client sits before me, seeking help untangling his relationship problems.

Negative Emotions Are Key to Well-Being

As a psychotherapist, I strive to be warm, nonjudgmental and encouraging. I am a bit unsettled, then, when in the midst of describing his painful experiences, he says, “I'm sorry for being so negative.” A crucial goal of therapy is to learn to acknowledge and express a full range of emotions, and here was a client apologizing for doing just that. In my psychotherapy practice, many of my clients struggle with highly distressing emotions, such as extreme anger, or with suicidal thoughts. Overcoming the Fear of Failure. What I Do When it Feels Like My Work Isn't Good Enough. In the beginning, it was easy. There was no pressure. There were no outside eyes. There were no expectations.

When I started writing, I wrote in a private document for over a year before I published my first article on I wrote about what I wanted to write about. After a few months of sharing my work publicly, things began to change. As I developed an audience, I noticed that I began judging my work. Thankfully, I didn’t let my self-doubt stop me from writing. Reframe How You Think About Failure by Changing Its Definition. 8 talks about learning from failure. Global Issues Fighting the growing deserts, with livestock: Allan Savory at TED2013 The growing desert Allan Savory has dedicated his life to studying management of grasslands. And if that doesn’t sound exciting, just wait, because it touches on the deepest roots of climate change and the future of the planet.

“The most massive, tsunami, perfect storm is bearing down on us,” is the grim beginning to Savory’s talk. […] Environment Let’s unite as Team Humanity to revive degraded land: A conversation with TED Books author Allan Savory and rancher Gail Steiger. The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination - Peter Bregman.

By Peter Bregman | 9:00 AM May 10, 2013 A recent early morning hike in Malibu, California, led me to a beach, where I sat on a rock and watched surfers. The Art of Resilience. Think you're a prisoner of a troubled childhood? Think again. You need not go through the rest of your life as an emotional cripple. It is possible to bounce back from adversity and go on to live a healthy, fulfilling life. In fact, more people do it than you may think. Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art of living, but is has recently been subjected to the scrutiny of science. Resilient people do not let adversity define them. Experts argue among themselves about how much of resilience is genetic. How to Break Out of a Victim Mentality: 7 Powerful Tips. Image by *Zara (license).