Productivity

How can you find your passion?

How can you find your passion?

It can be so frustrating when people advise you, “Just follow your passion”! Yeah, sure, you’d love to—if only you knew what your passion was. You’re probably the kind of person who works hard, with commitment and persistence. When you know what you’re doing, nothing will stop you. But before you can become unstoppable, you need to know what you’re starting.…

5 tips to handle everyday stress

5 tips to handle everyday stress

For our ancestors, stress was a survival skill during brief, life threatening situations. Once the danger passed, their stress levels lowered. However, in today’s world, we are constantly bombarded by stressors, such as work deadlines, traffic, and family obligations. We rarely get a break long enough to relax and relieve the stress. The over-activation of our stress hormones has been…

How Social Media Affects YOUR CONFIDENCE

How Social Media Affects YOUR CONFIDENCE

Social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have been known to affect user’s self-esteem. Self-esteem is defined as an individual’s overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self. The opportunities for adolescents to form and maintain relationships within social media and on…

You have a voice, Speak up!

You have a voice, Speak up!

How many times have you said “yes” when you really wanted to say “no”? What about the times you’ve compliantly accepted a “no” from somebody when everything inside you screamed, “Speak up and get a yes?” How about the times you’ve wanted to shout, “This is what I want,” but stifled it and kept quiet? I know I have on…

Why Caring for Yourself Makes All the Difference

Why Caring for Yourself Makes All the Difference

If we lack connection in the external world, we have the ability to create it in our internal worlds through compassionate practices. Self-love is a popular term today that gets tossed around in normal conversation. “You have to love yourself more.” “Why don’t you love yourself?” “If you only loved yourself, this wouldn’t have happened to you.” “You can’t love another…

Failing to Invest on Employee Training

Failing to Invest on Employee Training

Too many business owners hire too cheaply. This is flawed thinking and instead; they should be hiring the best. They should also invest in the technology and expertise that allows them to streamline procedures and to eliminate the necessity to duplicate processes wherever possible as the company grows. Business owners often forget to check on their receptionists to make sure…

How to Reduce College Stress

How to Reduce College Stress

Most students experience significant amounts of stress, but with all of the activities and responsibilities that fill a student’s schedule, it’s sometimes difficult to find the time to try new stress relievers to help dissipate that stress. Here are some of the following compiled list of stress relievers that are most appropriate for students: relatively easy, quick, and relevant to…