Does work bring us happiness?

  We spend on average 90,000 hours at work during our life time. Work, therefore, has a huge influence on our overall happiness. In a recent chapter of the World Happiness Report — published annually to coincide with the United Nation’s International Day of Happiness, Harvard Business Review, studied the correlation between happiness and work – using data […]

Self-awareness; 5 common reasons we get annoyed

Being annoyed is an unpleasant feeling, but, like all feelings, it serves a useful purpose, if we dig a bit deeper and understand why it happens. Sometimes we’re tempted to deal with our feelings of being annoyed, by discounting them, but your feelings of irritation might be trying to tell you something important, such as […]

Self-awareness; 5 common reasons we get annoyed

Being annoyed is an unpleasant feeling, but, like all feelings, it serves a useful purpose, if we dig a bit deeper and understand why it happens. Sometimes we’re tempted to deal with our feelings of being annoyed, by discounting them, but your feelings of irritation might be trying to tell you something important, such as […]

How to reduce anxiety right now

  Sometimes anxiety can creep up on us and make us feel a loss of control. Read these 6 expertly crafted tips for how to reduce anxiety, instantly. 1. Take a deep breath “The first thing to do when you feel anxious is breathe,” said Tom Corboy, MFT, the founder and executive director of the OCD […]

5 ways technology is changing human behaviour

  Despite technology advancements having significant benefits for our lives, the often overlooked consequences are scary. We now need to always have something electronic in our hands – a technology device that connects us to the Internet. We’re bypassing the real world and spending an unprecedented amount of time socialising, working and thinking with computers. […]

How to instantly change our mindset – controlling our thoughts

Every thought has a vibration  It’s powerful and also scary to realise that every thought, no matter how small, has an impact on our life. Why? Because our thoughts are an embodiment of our mindset, they shape our world and our actions. When we feel positive (i.e at our peak performance), we send a matching […]

The public speaking fear – why it exists and what to do

Public speaking is considered as the number one fear of the average person – number two being death! That means, to the average person, if you are to pick your role at a funeral, you would rather be in the casket than reading the eulogy. WHAT?! Why is public speaking our biggest fear? Academic researchers hypothesize that this […]

Self awareness; why we do what we do

  Self awareness is the key to unlocking your full potential. We can either discover our deepest motivations, deliberately through self evaluation or, instead float around, like an atom, unaware of our motivations and wait for success to fall in their path. For those who believe in creating their own reality, the first step is […]

Visualisation techniques for success

  Visualisation of your goals (a.k.a daydreams of you being a superstar) actually gets you to your goals, faster. Grounding breaking research shows that visualisation significantly improves performance, across all disciplines, from brain surgery to music. The Visualisation Studies The power of visualization was explored in one notable study that appeared in the North American Journal […]

Why we lose self-esteem and how to remedy it

  Many people deal with fluctuating self-esteem and swing between confidence and self-doubt, in just a few hours. Here are some practical tips crafted by psychologists to help you to understand and remedy any sudden dips in your self-esteem. 1.Understand why you have a dip in your self-esteem When we experience a sudden loss of confidence, […]