Posted 36 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
The pursuit of happiness is one that spans across cultures, religions and societies. It's a cultural obsession that has weaved its way into many facets of our lives and is inevitably linked to meaning and purpose. Unsurprisingly, happiness has also been the source of a plethora of studies.
Posted 112 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can feel like a difficult balancing act. Some weeks it's easy to eat well and exercise, whilst others you're drawn to junk food and late nights. However, we all deserve to get off the roller coaster of healthy vs unhealthy lifestyle choices and instead maintain our balance.
Posted 245 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task that needs to be accomplished. Whether itís putting off a work project, avoiding daily chores or even postponing your long-held goals, procrastination is an easy pitfall that even the most productive people can fall into. In fact, around 95% of us will procrastinate at one point or another, according to research by psychologist Dr Pier Steels.
Posted 287 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Have you ever had thought to yourself, 'I donít have time to tidy the whole kitchen before work so I wonít do any of the dishes,í Ė only arrive home exhausted and further stressed out by the prospect of cooking dinner and clearing up from the morning? Or have you ever self-generated stress by starting more projects than youíve finished? Or do you complain about other peopleís gossiping when you need to make the same change in your own life?
Posted 308 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Kindness is defined as a behaviour marked by ethical characteristics, a warm and pleasing disposition, and a genuine concern for others. It is often considered a virtue, however, it also has an unfair association with negativity and weakness. On the contrary, kindness requires a strength of character and a strong sense of oneself. Furthermore, practising kindness daily can have incredible benefits on your well-being and happiness. In fact, research by John Gottman found that kindness is one of the most important predictors of satisfaction and stability in a marriage. Moreover, kind people enjoy increased energy, happiness and serotonin levels, as well as lower levels of stress, anxiety and blood pressure, according to a survey conducted by Random Act of Kindness.