Relax in 4 minutes with Box Breathing

Relax in 4 minutes with Box Breathing

Did you know you can use your breathing to relax and destress? Box breathing is a simple and effective technique with powerful results that can significantly reduce your levels of stress and anxiety. Sometimes referred to as four-square breathing, this technique can...
How to deal with negative thoughts

How to deal with negative thoughts

I recently read that the average person has about 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day. A high percentage of those (around 80%) are negative and mostly repeated from the day before. I’ve learned that our thoughts are just that, thoughts. They do not represent who we are,...
Dealing with setbacks and failures

Dealing with setbacks and failures

THE SIX PS – WHAT TO DO AND WHAT NOT TO DO WHEN DEALING WITH SETBACKS AND FAILURES – Shiv Kumar “Good as gold”, the cab driver replied as I nervously handed him the $20 note and asked “Okay?”. He jumped in his cab and drove off. I was pleasantly surprised by his...
The Vicious Cycle of Stress and Breathing

The Vicious Cycle of Stress and Breathing

Let’s talk about STRESS… I know a lot of you think you should just toughen up and “push through it”.  Well, you won’t be able to do it for long. That’s because stress isn’t all “in your mind.” It’s also in your body.  Your stress response system is a primal...
The Power of Positivity

The Power of Positivity

Why is positivity so important? And how do you grow yours? Find out here.  Positivity refers to our tendency to be optimistic in life. This contrasts negativity, which is all about thinking, feeling, and doing negative things. We might think positively, have positive...
Taming the Burnout Monster

Taming the Burnout Monster

Making burnout the monster    Do you want to talk about burnout?  I’m guessing its not something you regularly discuss over your morning hot drink, or find to be a popular topic for discussion among your friends and colleagues.  That reluctance to talk about burnout...