Try these two smart techniques to help you master your emotions

By Lisa Feldman Barrett PhD By more clearly identifying our feelings or by recategorizing them, we can reduce suffering (yes!) and increase well-being, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett. “He’s an angry person”; “I’m a very anxious person.” We’ve all made statements like these. They point towards the belief that emotions are hardwired in our brainsContinue reading “Try these two smart techniques to help you master your emotions”

Bob Proctor: 6 powerful lessons to improve your life

BY IULIA-CRISTINA UȚĂ He was a coach, mentor, successful speaker and the author of the New York Times bestseller You were born rich. As a young man, in the sixties, Bob had low self-confidence and little ambition. His prospects of success were clouded. Until one day when Napoleon Hill’s Think and grow rich fell into his lap. ItContinue reading “Bob Proctor: 6 powerful lessons to improve your life”

9 Foods That Help or Hurt Anxiety

By Beth W. Orenstein Looking for food that helps with anxiety? Studies have shown that some foods make us feel calmer while other foods can act as stimulants — at least temporarily. If you experience stress that results in anxiety or panic attacks, making some modifications to your diet may give anxiety help and relief. Stress describes the many demandsContinue reading “9 Foods That Help or Hurt Anxiety”

Building resilience: 8 books to help kids face challenges

By The Understood Team Want to help kids build resilience? This trait helps kids learn from setbacks and move forward. One way you can teach resilience is by using books. When kids read or hear stories of how others face challenges, they learn from seeing resilience in action. To help you get started, we asked our UnderstoodContinue reading “Building resilience: 8 books to help kids face challenges”

Could mindfulness online training boost productivity at work?

by Christina Pavlou The pandemic has had a big effect on employee wellbeing, and mental health is an increasingly important topic in most organizations. In a recent study, 30% of Gen Z workers reported difficulty coping with stress and pressure at work, and half of the respondents said they want mental health training. You can help increaseContinue reading “Could mindfulness online training boost productivity at work?”

8 Quick Ways To Improve Your Attention Span

BY STEPHANIE VOZZA If your mind tends to wander, you’re not alone. Turns out, human brains are in the moment for just over half of our waking hours–a sad 53%–according to a study from Harvard University. The other 47% of the time we’re zoned out, thinking of something else. Unfortunately, mind wandering can happen at the wrong moment–likeContinue reading 8 Quick Ways To Improve Your Attention Span

6 Tips for Making the Best of Every Situation

By Icy Tales Team Not every situation in life is easy or pleasant to go through. There will be times where you lose patience, motivation, and even your temper. People will push your buttons, life will throw seemingly impossible odds your way, or things simply won’t go the way they planned. Making the best of these situationsContinue reading “6 Tips for Making the Best of Every Situation”

10 Great Free Online Courses for Senior Citizens

As a senior citizen, it can be easy to excuse yourself from going after new and unfamiliar activities. This is especially true if you feel it’s too late to head back to school or take up a new hobby. However, this is not the case at all! There are so many passions, pastimes, and skillsContinue reading “10 Great Free Online Courses for Senior Citizens”

9 Books to Read in Times of Uncertainty

Between curfews and quarantines, you’ll probably have a lot more time on your hands than you’re used to. Rather than fritter that time away by stressing over the unknown or scrolling through ominous news headlines all day, why not take this time to enrich yourself and inspire your work in these times of uncertainty? WhileContinue reading “9 Books to Read in Times of Uncertainty”

Habits that Promote Happiness

By Tonny Wandella Happiness is a goal that everyone aspires to. Nobody likes to feel down and unhappy. People who have established good habits and also put them into practice are more likely to survive difficulties and troubles in their daily lives. People that are joyful do experience pain, sorrow, or despair; they just doContinue reading “Habits that Promote Happiness”