Living In The Moment: Here And Now

There is a story often told about a person stranded on their roof by a torrential rain that has already flooded the rest of their home. They wait to be rescued by some higher power. As they live in the moment, their body at risk on their flooding rooftop, their mind decides how they want to be saved. So, they wait.In the end, the victim does not … [Read more...]

Significance Behind Power of Words

There have been many studies and experiments done on the power of words. Each one yields interesting results that are worth searching out. If our words truly wield such potential, then how we use them matters a great deal. It could affect our lives and the lives of those around us. And if our words affect those around us, then their words affect … [Read more...]

How to Treat Post Concussion Syndrome

When you are in an accident and experience a concussion, you can at least be grateful – because you have the least serious type of brain injury. When you experience a concussion it is common for persistent headaches and mood swings to occur over the next several weeks or months. This is referred to as post concussion syndrome. Quick … [Read more...]

Reducing Anxiety: Tips to Help You Cope

Anxiety is a fickle ailment that doesn't adhere to a distinct, easily identifiable cause. Environmental factors from the stressors of personal relationships, your job, school, finances, or a traumatic event are major contributors involving anxiety. Genetics, brain chemistry, use or withdrawal from an illicit substance, medical factors including … [Read more...]

How To Remain Even-Keeled During Stressful Situations

Image by pixabayWhether you are in the boardroom, on the golf course, or in conversation with a loved one, it is not helpful to work with someone unable to recognize and manage their emotions as they arise. It is even more distressing to realize you may be the person in the room who is not emotionally regulated. Fortunately, the philosophy of the … [Read more...]

Understanding Intrinsic Motivation

Extrinsic motivation comes when you feel the urge to do something in order to gain a specific reward or steer clear of a punishment. An example of this would be working hard on a paper to get a good grade, or practicing a sport to win an award. Or maybe you go to work every day just to get that paycheck at the end of the month. No matter what the … [Read more...]

5 Conflict Resolution Strategies That are Proven to Work

Whether you work in an office, a shop, or outdoors, regardless of if your co-workers comprise an entire team or just another individual, conflict can pop up at any time, at any place, and with any person. Meanings are misunderstood, and a never-ending back and forth ensues. While disagreements are not something you can avoid altogether, there are … [Read more...]

7 Great Exercise Tips for Elite Athletes

We’ve all been inspired by professional athletes and, at some point, sought to be like them. These elite athletes sport a level of fitness and a sense of devotion to their diet and discipline that leaves most of us in awe. If you’ve been motivated enough to want to start training like an elite athlete, it can seem like a daunting possibility, … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Why Having A Positive Body Image Goes A Long Way

Social media is flooded with images of apparently perfect celebrities with flawless bodies and unblemished faces. That can leave you feeling flawed and helpless as you struggle to accept yourself and enhance your body image. Body image may be positive or negative depending on how you think about your body. A person with a positive body image feels … [Read more...]

Why Do We Need Sleep: 6 Dangerous Symptoms Of Sleep Deprivation

Sleep is not just a fun way to relax; it’s necessary for our health and wellbeing. Sleep deprivation isn’t a problem you take lightly. It can affect your mood, your safety, and your health. Why do we need sleep? We need sleep to ensure our bodies are able to rest. This is the rest that builds the immune system, sharpens the mind, and provides … [Read more...]