Do you get mad when somebody cuts you on traffic? How about when your child does not listen to you? How about when your staff can’t get his/her work done properly? All of us encounter situations that irate us and test our patience on a daily basis. Getting angry and frustrated is normal. However, if it gets out of control, it becomes destructive on both our health and relationships with other people. Managing how to respond to such situations is a skill that all of us must have.
You just bought a new red car over the weekend. On your way to work on Monday morning, you have noticed that suddenly there are so many red cars exactly the same as yours on the road. They were not there before! What happened? Just like you, did they decide to buy the exact same car as yours over the weekend? That’s unlikely. What happened is that your Reticular Activating System (RAS) has been activated. The cars have always been around you. It is just that you did not notice it before. Continue reading What Do You Focus On?
When we were children and feeling down or upset, our reaction was to pout or frown. We carry this behaviour into our adult selves. Even after the problem has been solved, adults still sometimes choose to remain pouting or keep on frowning.
The world is a busy place and we are caught up in this hectic pace. Most of us lack sleep from trying to work hard in order to live the life we want or from worrying that we are not working hard enough or doing enough to achieve our goals. We are anxious about the past and scared about our futures. We forget to live in the moment. Continue reading Why You Should Start a Meditation Habit and How
The New Year is all about changes. It is about taking baby steps that can lead to big improvements in your health, wealth and happiness.
Your mindset determines your future. Your mental attitude and disposition will lead the way to either your success or failure in life. Continue reading How Your Mindset Affects the Direction of Your Life
Dear Present Me,
You did it! You were able to go through 2018 with flying colours. You thought it was impossible at first but you have overcome all the challenges.
We are all experiencing the effects of climate change and travellers can make a huge impact lessen the damage and to not contribute to it further by being responsible travellers.
We all know that we need money to travel. Some of us choose not to travel in order not to incur travel expenses. Others set cheap travel plans, while others take their time and save up for their dream destinations.
We are all familiar of being in a bad mood but we seldom know how to deal with other people when they are in a bad mood. Everyone wants to get out of a bad mood as soon as they can but if you are contributing to, or provoking someone’s bad mood, then you are not helping that person or yourself.
Everyone is familiar with the benefits of having dogs as pets so it might not be surprising to be told that dog owners live longer, healthier lives. This has been officially confirmed as fact in a study conducted by Uppsala University in Sweden. Continue reading Study Shows Dog Owners Live Longer, Healthier Lives
As human beings, we are always in pursuit of something new. When we achieve a goal, we go on to the next goal. This way, success is not a final destination but a string of victories that we celebrate as some of the highest points in our lives.