Are you taking stock of the last twelve months? What went well? How could things have been more successful? What did you hope to do but fail to get started? Which new habit fizzled away and which one became the norm? Are your thoughts already turning to plans for the new year ahead? Understanding how to effectively break old habits and make powerful new ones stick is an important part of the process but how do these changes successfully become habit?
A recent Ofcom report suggested that we now spend more time online than we do sleeping. That’s a pretty big chunk of your day connected to the digital world. Tech companies are even designing new features to help us manage our time online and device usage more effectively. Maybe you’re already using some of the digital wellbeing features on your teach? So is that constant connection adding to or detracting from our lives? What is digital wellbeing and why is it important?
Mindset. It’s everywhere whether you know it or not. Growth mindset is one of the key differentiators between people who achieve their goals and those who don’t. Recognising a Growth mindset (and using it) dramatically impacts upon your performance whatever you do in life. Achieving your goals with a growth mindset is a lifelong habit worth investing your time in. But what is mindset? and how can you build your mindset muscle? We give take a look at mindset meaning and bring you the skinny on growth mindset Vs fixed mindset. Let the battle begin as we ask, what is mindset?
The nights are getting darker, longer and let’s face it, colder. Sometimes the last thing you want to do on a chilly morning is leap out of bed and jump straight into a workout. But what if there was a way of sustaining your physical activity through those baltic winter months? Here’s why meditation could help your winter training.
It seems like an unlikely match. Marines and meditation aren’t two words that you’d ordinarily find together in the same sentence. The US marines have embraced mindfulness with impressive results. Whilst it might seem incongruous, here’s what you can learn about mindfulness from the marines.
Ah happiness. That super elusive must have accessory. Does poring over social media leave you feeling down? Are you constantly wondering if everyone else is having more fun than you? Is your day peppered with FOMO? You’re not alone. Living in a culture that emphasises the importance of happiness can be draining. Is the pressure to be happy making you miserable?
Fear of failure, known as atychiphobia, can stop us in our tracks. Spooky, we know. Imagine being possessed by some external source that commands your every move. Failure sucks, but for some people that fear can stand between them and the life they secretly yearn for, blocking their dreams. Halloween is a great opportunity to unpack your fear of failure and exorcise it for good. A growing body of evidence suggests that a fixed mindset can literally prevent us from learning and developing skills. But how do you flip that switch to growth mindset? Grab your garlic and wooden stake, here’s what you can learn about growth mindset from Halloween.
Happiness and science? Surely not. With World Mental Heath Day 2018 upon us, we take a look at 7 scientifically proven ways to be happier.
Can trauma help you to grow? We think of trauma as a game over, as life changing and not for the better. But evidence from the world of positive psychology suggests trauma can have an up side. We take a look at how trauma can help you thrive.
Who doesn’t want to shorten their learning curve when they’re learning a new skill, right? But research from a Harvard Professor suggests that we’ve been going about it the wrong way, that our traditional models of learning are inhibiting our progress. Practice makes perfect? Apparently not. If you’re learning a new skill, Ellen Langer’s innovative approach to mindful learning may be just what you’re looking for. Here’s why mindful learning will shorten your learning curve.