YOU DON’T GAIN ANYTHING FROM STRESSING. REMEMBER THAT. New research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. https://embed.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend Continue reading Be Friends With Your Stress: Kelly McGonigal, How to make stress your friend (TED)
Ask yourself: Is this something I should take seriously and try to put right; is it something that is worth working on, and investing more energy on? How much is my fault? Is it something I can change further down the road? How much is outside my control; will anything I do really alter the situation or make a lasting difference? Have I don’t everything I possibly can? Have I tried and exhausted all possible options? Is it something I should put behind me, and decide to walk away from? Who else has gone through a similar experience, or … Continue reading Some Questions to Ask When Things Go Wrong
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” Stephen R. Covey I just gained a whole new perspective on listening after watching this TED Talk (8 min) https://embed.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_5_ways_to_listen_better Continue reading Gain A New Perspective on Listening: Julian Treasure’s 5 ways to listen better
Would you rate yourself as happy or unhappy? What has the greatest impact on your happiness? Are there any areas of your life where you feel you are out of control? Do you prefer a tidy, organized environment or a … Continue reading ??? Self-awareness questions????
Most of my life has been spent trying to shrink myself. Trying to become smaller. Quieter. Less sensitive. Less opinionated. Less needy. Less me. Because I didn’t want want to be a burden. I didn’t want to be too much … Continue reading I choose Me.
Identify the triggers that cause you to feel frustrated (such as other people, or systems being slow or unreliable) Write down more fruitful ways of dealing with the issue or situation. For example, if your friend never arrives on time, … Continue reading How To Cope With Frustration: Five Ways