You likely need signs, signals, alarms and life forces to interrupt your work flow in order to take care of yourself.
July 24 is International Self-Care Day. It's the perfect time for all of us to pause and remember just how important self-care is.
I am in a course on "Mindful Self-Compassion". I wish you could be there with me. After the very first session, I noticed
In neuroscience, the voice in your head is part of your Default Narrative Network. It's the constant stream of thoughts (chatter, images, sounds, speech bubbles) going through your mind. The data in those thoughts is a record of what you have paid attention to over time, and how you have interpreted the observations around you.
...and the world will be a better place for you and me. Do you believe that? Is it as simple as putting a little love in
When should you keep your lips sealed about Judy from Marketing?
Resilience is the ability to absorb high levels of change, while maintaining your personal resourcefulness. It is more than stress management. Stress management is about 'managing' or getting rid of something that is negative (that you don't want). Developing or building resilience is more about creating something positive (that you want). Focusing on what you want to create provides you with opportunities and 'answers' that will not come to you when you focus on what you want to eliminate.
When we realize that such a large portion of our time is actually spent at work, one would think we would be motivated to make this time as pleasant as possible. However, many of us know that this is not always the case. Most people have some sort of war stories from work that involve a difficult coworker or boss who seems bent on making our lives miserable.
We're big believers in taking advantage of every day off you're entitled to -- not just because we're in the online travel business, but because the tremendous physical and psychological benefits of taking time away from work and the rest of the usual routine are well documented and increasingly becoming better understood.
Having been a counsellor and crisis interventionist, I have supported people who only began dealing with horrible experiences after a trigger in their environment. And far as emotional triggers around sexual abuse go; this election is a doozy.