Maintaining any emotional state requires focus and resolve. For example, to prolong laughter, you would keep reminding yourself of the original funny incident or joke. So how do you maintain a rotten mood?
Improve your sense of humour and develop your verbal, non-verbal and emotional intelligence at the same time. Need other reasons? Apart from fun, many singles list a sense of humour as an important attribute in a potential mate.
You can damage your credibility in an instant, and then you have to work extra hard to regain it. Without self-and-other-awareness you may not even realise the impact of your behaviour. That’s why it’s important to mind your meta-messages. What’s a meta-message? Read on to find out.
Failure is a dirty word for most people. There will always be people around to offer advice; most of it vague, patronising and not particularly useful! Learning from failure gives us the opportunity to move on and create the success we truly want. This post will help you glean all those learnings.
We can all feel a little low at times, down in the dumps and discontented. Yet, there is an easy, quick and probably somewhat strange thing you can do, so you start to feel more upbeat and uplifted. And that thing is eye movement. Learn this simple technique — and own your mood.
It can be challenging to feel in control of your emotional states at times, especially if you think someone is deliberately pushing your buttons. You’ll find practical steps to neutralise the effect in this post, and how you may be inadvertently pushing some else’s buttons.
The way you language tasks and goals can have a huge bearing on whether you achieve them — or whether you start procrastinating. Would you believe that changing just one word can make all the difference to you getting things done — and enjoying the the process?
I had a happiness light bulb moment some years ago. I’d found it challenging, at times to be happy — maybe you have too. But it was a simple decision that changed my whole life.
So, while you can try different happiness techniques, you might consider making the same decision.
Circumstances, events, situations —even the weather can throw us off course. Regardless of the causes, you’ll want to cheer yourself up quickly. No drugs, apps, equipment or money are required. All you need is a little time, focus and a commitment to improving your mood.
Disempowering internal dialogue (aka negative self-talk) has an adverse impact on your wellbeing. If your internal voice has become an internal terrorist, berating you with unwanted and unhelpful chatter, then read on to discover ways to deal with it — and start feeling better.