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How to Get Unstuck and out of a Rut?

How to Get Unstuck and out of a Rut? Many times we find ourselves stuck in a rut and lack joy and passion in our daily activities. To avoid uncomfortable feelings that go hand in hand with being stuck, we try to push ourselves and make a change. Often, we are not quite certain about a change, but we will do anything to get unstuck. We try to manipulate things on a surface. We try harder and harder to make […]

How to Get More Things Done in Less Time?

How to Get More Things Done in Less Time? Many of us are struggling continuously to be more productive and more effective. If we mean by productive get more things done in less time, than many of us go in the wrong direction. Namely, when we are faced with a bunch of tasks, big projects, and so many responsibilities, we tend to work harder and for longer hours. And, that approach is completely opposite of productivity. Moreover, we often try […]

How to Stay Calm Under Pressure?

How to Stay Calm Under Pressure? Stress and pressure become a necessary part of our modern life. They both can be external and internal. While many people believe that it is hard to stay calm under pressure, experts do not agree. They think we can choose our reaction and minimize stress. Some of them suggest at least counting to ten when we face acute stress. Furthermore, they advise us to change our perception and focus on the big picture. Being […]

Health Benefits of Minimalism

Health Benefits of Minimalism In our modern world, many of us believe that having more is a key to happiness. However, the latest researches have shown that this belief is far away from the truth. The better solution to happy life is to be content with less or live a minimalistic lifestyle. Moreover, recent studies have revealed impressive health benefits of minimalism. One of the greatest benefits is less stress. Namely, clutter in our homes makes us overstimulated and anxious. […]

How to Stop Self-Sabotage

How to Stop Self-Sabotage Self-sabotage behavior is not easy to spot. Often, we speak about our goals and do whatever we can on the surface, when suddenly we do something wrong or continuously undermine our goal with bad habits or bad behavior. Because we sabotage ourselves unconsciously, it is not easy to stop the behavior. Experts believe that the very first step is to recognize what we are doing. When we make excuses and try to approve our failings, we […]

How to Deal with Deadline Stress

How to Deal with Deadline Stress Deadline stress is the most common factor that raises up our overall stress level. It does not only ruin productivity, but it also harms our health. For that reason, many of us want to know how to deal with deadline stress effectively. On the one hand, we need deadlines that help us finish our tasks. If taken reasonably they can improve productivity. On the other hand, unrealistic deadlines, or deadlines that are not sufficiently […]

Too Much Responsibility and Stress

Too Much Responsibility and Stress Many of us tend to think that responsibility is a good thing. But, when we take too much responsibility we immediately step into a high-stress zone. Sometimes, consequences of stress and over-responsibility can come in the form of anxiety, depression, burnout, etc. To avoid such outcomes, we need to look closer at responsibility and decide when it is too much. According to psychologists, people who have a strong underlying sense of guilt, and low self-worth […]

How to Stay at Peace After Rejection?

How to Stay at Peace After Rejection? Failure and rejection are two things that go hand in hand and scare us to death. They both cause strong negative emotions and make us feel powerless. However, business experts know that without these two, our chances of success are almost completely diminished. What they suggest is to learn how to handle rejections properly and keep moving forward. According to them, there is nothing personal in rejection. Every person makes decisions according to […]

Why New Year’s Resolutions Do Not Work?

Why New Year’s Resolutions Do Not Work? New Year is the time when many of us want to make a huge shift. We hurry to let go of past failures, negativity, bad habits, etc., as quickly as possible. We all want a fresh start. In spite of our good intentions, New Year’s Resolutions often fail. According to experts, only 8% of people have managed to make them happen. Psychologists think that a majority of people begin with tremendous enthusiasm, making […]