The aims of biofeedback and mindfulness are, to a certain extent, overlapping. Both aim to make you more aware of your body, your mind and how the two interact. In today’s post we write about how the techniques and effects of biofeedback and mindfulness overlap and how you can use
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We all have days when it’s hard to focus. Days when mundane tasks seem like too much of a chore to get started and when big tasks seem to difficult to tackle. Being unable to focus can be stressful.
Here we list three techniques that may help kickstart your focus:
1. Write a
Stress has a bad reputation. Most of the time it is seen as a health-destroying, confidence-busting exhausting ordeal best avoided at all costs. But this isn’t entirely fair. Stress can also make us stronger, smarter and better able to face the challenges that life throws at us. So when is
In our last instalment we discussed the effect of stress on decision making abilities (link here). We have also previously written about the positive effects of resilience when it comes to reducing stress and making good decisions (link here). This week we talk about some other important factors to consider
We all know that stress can have negative effects on mental and physical health but another important question that we need to ask is how does stress affect performance and decision making abilities in the workplace? This is something that many employers find themselves worrying about when their employees are
‘You’re so smart’, ‘you’re a natural’ and ‘you’re the top of your class’ are phrases we often say to children when they do well. But this kind of praise, if repeated often enough, can be harmful.
Carol Dweck, a psychologist in the United States, has spent years studying what she calls