“When we activate optimal motivation for ourselves, we provide more than a role model – we create a ripple effect that encourages our people’s optimal motivation.” The carrot-and-stick approach to motivation might work in the short term, but most likely… Read More ›
Based on Ted Talk by Rachel Wurzman (Neuroscientist), though her non-profit SeekHealing, Rachel Wurzman aims to reduce opioid overdose rates by building communities that are inherently resilient to addition.
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development,… Read More ›
Based on talk by Ingrid Fetell Lee on TED. Awesome watch indeed!
Adjustments to the work schedule Allow more breaks Allow breaks to take place when needed, rather than a pre-determined schedule Change their working day to start earlier or finish later Allow them to use paid or unpaid leave for appointments related to their mental… Read More ›
A great Ted Talk by Susan David (Harvard Medical School psychologist who studies emotional agility) which focuses on society’s “tyranny of positivity” wich demands that cancer patients stay upbeat, that women never show anger and that boys never cry. Which according to Susan David, a… Read More ›
Our bodies are designed to respond to all kinds of threats. Unfortunately, the self-protective “fight or flight” mechanisms that serve us well when we face physical danger can prevent us from dealing constructively with less-deadly situations such as a heated… Read More ›
We will test you with a certain amount of fear and hunger and loss of wealth and life and fruits of your toil. But give good news to the steadfast: Those who, when disaster strikes them, say, “We belong to… Read More ›
So, let us take a moment, take a moment to contemplate and just be … thankful …