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Jolly or Gloomy? How to Rewire your Brain to Look at the Bright Side

Every day, we have the choice to go through life with a cheerful, bubbly disposition, or frowning and spreading complaints. Yes, it is our choice. But as plausible as this may sound, most people do not seem to be aware of how true it is. Every day, we get to decide to go one way […]

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Stress Management – “Downshifting” is the key

Higher, faster, farther: the more ambitious one’s goals are, the higher the stress levels and, at the same time, the desire for a simpler life. Having a fancy car, a bigger house, a prestigious job come at a high price. But does it have to be like that? How can we get out of the […]

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Be Emotionally Intelligent: Learn To Deal With Toxic People Smartly

There are some people who make us feel their negative aura every time they come around. They are judgmental, manipulative, narcissists, gossipers; they will never apologise and will blame you for their behaviour or reactions (“I’m angry because you made me”). Eventually, these people spread their negativity and pessimism everywhere they go. No wonder they […]

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“I’m Always Tired” – Learn How to Replenish Your Energy

Being tired all the time is now such a common, everyday comment people make that we are already talking about it as a syndrome, the TATT (“tired all the time”) syndrome. We can’t deny that today we want to be everywhere – we respond immediately to any WhatsApp beep, we try hard to meet our […]

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The Complete Guide to Happiness, According to Science

There is no single, magical, instant solution to be happy, simply because happiness is complex and there are many factors that can influence it. However, there are many small things that we can do to have a happier life, and every little helps. One particular research revealed recently that “happiness is good”, i.e., doing good […]

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Resilience: Building Skills to Cope With Adversity

Resilience is the ability to bounce-back from an adverse event. The more resilient a person is, the better his or her coping mechanisms will be in the face of a challenging situation. Not everyone copes with disturbing events in the same way. Some people suffer to such an extent that are unable to recover. Others […]

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Long Breaks or Micro-Breaks? Recharging Your Energy to Fuel Your Productivity

It is Thursday morning. You are at your desk trying hard to solve an important task, but every three minutes the telephone rings and you are constantly interrupted. You look at your to-do list and you start to panic. Everything needs to be finished by Monday morning and, if all these interruptions continue, you’ll probably […]

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Bucket List: Should We All Have One?

A few days ago, a friend and I were having a kind of philosophical conversation about life, our year and our achievements (one of these conversations you usually have at the end of a year). “Do you have any particular dream or thing that you would like to do or accomplish in your life?”, he […]

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Mindfulness: What Is It, And How Do I Start?

Let us begin with an analogy, a short story really, to explain what mindfulness is. A disciple asks his master, who is known to the people of the lands and its rulers for his farsightedness and wisdom: ‘Master, what can I do to be happy? What helps me to go my way, with strength and […]

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