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By Alison Ottaway
Are you impatient for change?
I’m not surprised. We live in a society that first tells us we are not enough and then teaches us that change is easy, quick and available right now.
We’re bombarded by quick-fixes, and we reach for them: medicine that’ll get us back on our feet again; the shiny car that’ll solve all our problems; the must-read book that will reveal a new us and the higher paying job that’ll turn the world from black to gold…
How can you get it and what’s the difference between people who have it and people who don’t?
I always thought if I just worked really hard, I’d succeed. Sometimes this works, but it doesn’t come without costs — to our health and our relationships…
Do you ever feel anxious? That white knuckle, heart stopping, and nausea inducing feeling of dread and panic?
Many of us have experienced these feelings.
Our fears can very quickly overtake you if you’re not careful. But here are 2 simple Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) based technique that can help to zap your anxiety…
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the pressures or demands of your workday? Do you think it’s possible to create an environment where you can allow yourself to be more relaxed, more productive, and happier while working?
The first step toward this goal is to realize that you are in control of your day, and there is a lot you can do to control your working experience…
Optimism maximizes potential as pessimism squashes it. Look at these five distinguishing differences between optimists and pessimists and tell me – which one are you?
1. Optimists Believe They Are In Control
Optimists believe they can shape their future. They see no reason why tomorrow can’t be better than today was, and they’re right…