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I Insisted That I Can’t Meditate. Then I Changed My Mind.

Reading Time: 4 minutes In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now being constantly bombarded with information and feel pressured to connect and respond all the time. As a result, we often feel stressed, overwhelmed, and in a constant state …

Productivity

Being a Leader Is Overrated: Find Your Unique Superpower

Reading Time: 4 minutes Having interviewed hundreds of candidates, I heard similar patterns when it came to career goals. Many people talked about wanting to be leaders or managers when talking about future aspirations, yet when asked why the answers were pretty disappointing. Most people responded with a general view that they’d just like to be some kind of …

Productivity

High Achievers Are the Ones Who Make the Most Mistakes

Reading Time: 5 minutes The impact mistakes have had on most people’s lives is tremendous. At school, you were taught to answer questions with model answers. At home, you were taught to be disciplined, have good manners and follow social etiquette. And at work, you’ve become accustomed to a constant expectation that you operate in a mistake-free manner! The problem …

Productivity

How Jotting Down Ideas in 30 Seconds Boosts Creativity

Reading Time: 3 minutes An adult has an average of 50,000 thoughts every day. Now try to recall 100 of those thoughts from earlier today. Pretty hard, right? It’s normal to forget most of them as our brains have to filter out unnecessary information so that we don’t go insane. [1] The problem is that we forget a lot of great ideas …

Productivity Psychology

Warren Buffett Says Most People End up Being Average Because They Don’t Keep This List

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sitting down and setting your life goals can be exciting and motivating. It gives us purpose, sets clear intention, makes us feel productive and creates the feeling of moving forward. But have you ever started out making a mental or physical list of your goals only to end up with quite a few? Then when …

It's So Random Productivity

How to Become Productive Without Getting Stressed Out

Reading Time: 3 minutes Being productive is more important than ever in this age. As technology improves, the expectations that we are under from our jobs, our family and even our friends also seem to rise. Therefore, we all look for ways to be efficient as we can in all areas of our lives. But how do we do …

Psychology

Defense Mechanism: How Does Your Body React To Things That Do Not Happen As You Wish

Reading Time: 4 minutes According to Sigmund Freud in the psychoanalytic theory, a defense mechanism is a tactic developed by the ego against anxiety.[1] Security mechanisms are thought to guard the mind against feelings and thoughts that are too difficult for the conscious mind to cope with. Also, Wikipedia defines a defense mechanism as an unconscious emotional mechanism that …

Psychology

Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship and It’s Time to Fix It

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever been in a relationship that seemed very one way? Perhaps one person was doing most of the giving and the other person was doing most of the taking? One of the main signs of co-dependency is when someone’s sense of purpose revolves around their partner’s needs. It can leave them feeling trapped, …

Psychology

Take This Resilience Test to Know Yourself Well Before the next Big Challenge Comes

Reading Time: 2 minutes The song by Big Sean, ‘Bounce Back’ has been stuck in my head lately. The catchy hit starts off with, “Last night took an ‘l’ but tonight I bounce back.” Popular songs aside, how well do you bounce back when you take a loss? I know sometimes I experience something challenging, and I let it …