R U OK to have the Conversation? RU OK? day will be held on Thursday 9 September, 2021. It is a national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” and support those struggling with life’s ups and downs. The day has been held annually […]
At this time of year when our focus is on buying Christmas gifts, there is one special gift we would do well not to overlook, and that is – the gift of gratitude. This is an incredibly powerful gift that is available to all of us all the time, but it is often overlooked. The […]
“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking”
When people are asked what they want from life, many say they just want to be happy. What might surprise them, however, is that their social media habits might be undermining their quest and at the same time, increasing their stress levels.
As we get to this time in the business year, there seems to be greater pressure to do more and less personal energy available to do it. We haven’t had a public holiday for a while and many of us are keeping our leave available for the Christmas break and our summer holiday. Every day seems to be testing our ability to go the distance. So how do we manage our energy to ensure we make it to the finishing line in good shape this year?
‘For the first thirty years of your life you make your habits. For the last thirty years of your life, your habits make you’ – an old Hindu saying. As we learn more about the human brain and gain ongoing insights from Neuroscience research, the wisdom contained in this old Hindu saying is reinforced. Our habits definitely play a significant role in determining how we live our lives and what kind of person we become.