3 Ways Guilt and Shame Keep People from Quitting- Even When they Should

There are a lot of things that motivate people to stick with something. Having a primary reason not to give up can help you dig deep and develop the grit to hang in there, even when things get tough. For some people, having a purpose helps them stay focused. For others, it may be a deep connection or passion for …

3 Reasons Quitting Could Change Your Life

When most people make the decision to stick with something or quit, they usually weigh the pros and cons. Whichever side comes out with the most convincing data, wins. That’s great when the data is objective and not influenced by emotions, but most people are driven more by how they feel than logic. That means, a lot of people stick …

Do You Know When To Quit?

Not knowing when to quit can cause a lot of problems. From health concerns to missing out on opportunities, there are a lot of things that can happen when we don’t let go and move on. When most people think about failing to quit, they think about loss of resources which in and of itself is a big deal. Losing …

SEVEN STEPS TO MANAGE BURNOUT

With all of the changes occuring in life and workplaces, it’s no wonder that people are experiencing burnout.  So, actually, what happens to our brains when we feel burnout?  How can we manage our thoughts, behaviors when we feel burnout?  Managing burnout is and can be a real challenge but if we understand how our brain functions, we can manage …

Does Your Emotional Health Affect Your Physical Health?

The Mind and Body Connection We’re most used to thinking of our physical selves when it comes to the topic of taking care of our health. Doing regular exercise, eating healthy, and getting enough sleep are just some of the basic ways to take care of ourselves and be in tip-top shape. However, when it comes to overall health, there’s …

Causes and Signs of Emotional Exhaustion

People only have a limited amount of energy to last throughout the day. That is why at the end of each day, we recharge, get a good night’s sleep, and refuel our energy to prepare for another day. Physical fatigue is not the only cause of exhaustion though. In most cases, psychological factors largely contribute to how much our bodies …

Today is a NO productivity day!

Everyone has a day or two now and then when they aren’t as productive as they could have been. But if you find yourself constantly working but not being productive, this is likely to cause several lasting implications not only on your morale but your future work as well. You May Experience Guilt When you feel you aren’t productive, you …

5 Ways to Add Self-Care into a Busy Day

Where do you fit into your day? If you’re like most people, you’re pretty busy. You’re already dealing with work, relationships, and a whole lot of day-to-day actions. You’re running in every direction at once. How in the world are you supposed to fit self-care into a day like that?  Thankfully, it’s easier than you think. Try these five ways …

Tips To Manage & Understand Your Emotional Triggers

Maybe you wonder what’s really going on when you feel like certain events push your buttons. Take control of your emotional triggers by increasing your awareness and developing new ways of responding. Understanding Your Emotional Triggers  Learn the definition of triggers. A trigger is an experience that draws us back into the past and causes old feelings and behaviors to …

Effects Of Bad Habits On Emotional Health

Habits are good in that they help us thrive and live life with ease and comfort. When a habit is programmed in our system, we are much like a robot that unconsciously responds to its surroundings automatically. Habits help us adapt. They make us look good at what we repeatedly do day in and day out. On the flip side, …