November 7, 2018 Jonathan

Chocolate is healthy! Chocolate’s sweet decadence is one of life’s greatest pleasures. But does it fit into your healthy lifestyle? It’s no health food, but scientific research does back up your need to indulge once in a while. Just remember: the darker, the better. Chocolate, particularly dark chocolate, contains antioxidants…

October 17, 2018 Jonathan

How is it that out of the infinite number of possibilities that are available to us, we have created the restricted reality in which we are living? It is our thoughts that create our world. If you’re not sure about this, you might like to try this simple experiment. Close…

September 7, 2018 Jonathan

Play: The New Paradigm In Work The difference between workaholic and someone who is passionately in their work is very great. The workaholic’s work is serious, heavy; and someone who considers his work as a Play is non-serious and just acting their role with sheer joy. It is all about…

August 28, 2018 Jonathan

We should not forget that FAILURES are part of our educational and professional life and that they are nothing but pillars of success. Bitter and crushing failures have often contained the positive and helping germs of new and unimagined success. Among the successful people today, more numerous are those who,…

July 5, 2018 Jonathan

We can’t avoid stress – unless we’re six feet under, pushing up daisies. But we work better, feel happier, and live longer when we control it. Here are 50 proven stress busters: Don’t rely on your memory to keep appointments and remember tasks. Keep an appointment book with plenty of…

June 26, 2018 Jonathan

How to effectively blow off stress – starting right now! People just aren’t living relaxed lives anymore. “Highly stressful” is the most common way they’re describing their lifestyles today. At work, an increasing number of them are becoming so burned out, they may need medical treatment or extra time off….

June 16, 2018 Jonathan

Everyone knows that if there is too much stress in your life you’ll suffer. You’ll become anxious, agitated and edgy. You’ll probably start to show physical symptoms such as indigestion, rashes, headaches, and asthma. You may have difficulty in getting to sleep at night. You may become irritable and have…

May 15, 2018 Jonathan

Accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative! Wishing won’t make it so, but hoping just might – even in the situations that seem hopeless. If you’re a pessimist, you conduct a bleak monologue with yourself. Your boss doesn’t say “Good morning,” so you think, I messed up that presentation; I’m going…

May 5, 2018 Jonathan 1Comment

The following questions, developed by psychologist Martin Seligman, Ph.D., can give you an insight into how you see the world – in a reasonably positive light, or otherwise. This quiz and commentary are adapted from the Attributional Style questionnaire in his book Learned Optimism. Read the description of each situation…