Mindfulness exercises can help clear the head and combat stress, so what better time to try them than on the way to (or indeed from) work? Traveling as part of the hordes with a full eight hours ahead of you is one of the most stressful times of the day for many people, so building a few mindfulness techniques into your commute can […]
Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota recently sponsored a study that examines how job loss and the hunt for a new job impact the job-seeker’s mental health and well-being. Perhaps the study’s findings don’t come as a surprise; job seekers often experience an emotional low following the loss of a job, feel better […]
One morning in September, Sarah Billington told her manager she had to go home for the day because she was feeling sick. But she didn’t have an upset stomach like she let on — she was on the verge of a breakdown. The author and editor had been struggling with anxiety well before that moment, […]
This is a meditation that focuses on the auditory aspect of walking. I do it all the time, because apparently I’m a weirdo! The next time you’re walking anywhere – inside or out – notice sounds. Notice the rise and […]
Inclusive leadership is recognized as a robust approach to successfully managing teams, and increasingly senior leaders are asking for practical ways to build this into their leadership training. But let’s strip away the jargon, what exactly do we mean by being an inclusive leader? An inclusive leader is responsible for managing a team and with a specific emphasis on creating a culture where team members feel they […]
Fear seems to be a constant companion for every human being. We quickly learn to fear physical pain and almost as quickly, we start to be afraid of social pain: loneliness, ostracism or banishment.
However, 95% of our fears are not sensible. We fear them for the sake of […]