Written By Ellen Hoggard
With 10.4 million working days lost each year due to work-related stress, maintaining a work-life balance is so important. Self-care is essential to our wellbeing, and it could be the one thing standing between you and burnout
We spend much of our lives at work, and the pressure to succeed is constant. So, it’s important we have time to relax, unwind and enjoy other aspects of our lives. We get it, with a manager breathing down your neck and deadlines looming, taking a break can be the last thing on your mind, but trust us. Without a good work-life balance, stress, exhaustion and other health issues can rear their ugly heads. Read More
Era il lontano 2008, da anni svolgevo una bellissima attività in cui però potevo esprimere solo una parte di me, quella più ambiziosa ed aggressiva, disposta a tutto pur di arrivare all'obiettivo, fatta di tecniche commerciali al limite della manipolazione, in cui infatti riuscivo a metà. Qualcosa era davvero troppo lontano dal mio modo di essere per cui arrivavo fino a dove potevo, facendo conto con i miei valori, con risultati buoni ma non eccellenti.
Non riuscivo proprio a fare quel passaggio necessario per ottenere il massimo, mi costava davvero troppo, avrei dovuto stravolgere molto il mio modo di essere, cosa che facevo già frequentando un ambiente lontano dal mio mondo. Read More
Caro collega che mi scrivi per essere aiutato a far decollare la tua professione: non è la crisi che ti paralizza ma ben altro.
La crisi dovrebbe invece incoraggiare le nostra attività di sostegno di cui c'è ius gran bisogno.
Quello che ti blocca spesso è la paura di essere attaccato, la paura di esporti ed essere giudicato, il tuo rapporto con il denaro e la tua paura di meritare.
Scopri, guardando il video, cosa fare per eliminare queste paure Read More
Leggendo un interessante articolo della rivista Counseling Today ho avuto modo di riflettere su come l'intelligenza artificiale sia un argomento che noi Counselor dobbiamo da subito prendere in considerazione.
Scopri i due motivi per cui dobbiamo fare i conti con l'IA..... Read More
Sometimes the details former students recall from class is nothing short of amazing. A few years ago I had a student named Abby in my history class, who had always been in self-contained special education classrooms. Her teacher wanted her in my class for socialization purposes, and she did well. A year later, Abby began stopping by my class to deliver notes from the office a few times a week and I was always delighted to see her. Read More
You have probably heard the statistics that the majority of communication is nonverbal. While there is some debate over this statistic and what it means there is no denying that body language plays a large role in communication. That means understanding body language in yourself and other people will be an advantage to you in social settings. Read More
Failure is not an option — how many times have you heard that phrase? And yet failure produced the light bulb after 1,000 failed attempts and penicillin in a petri dish about to be tossed in the garbage. Read More
Here’s something you might want to consider tattooing on your forehead: What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do, says productivity guru Tim Ferriss. Read More
Phones have become invaluable in our modern day lives. Look around you, and almost everyone is on their mobile. But how much can you gain from ditching your phone? Read More
Quante volte ti succede di rimanere delusa da una persona?
Quante volte sei entusiasta all'inizio di un rapporto e poi, poco dopo, rimani così delusa da non voler più frequentare quella persona così da stravolgere completamente la percezione che hai dell'altro, rispetto a come era all'inizio del vostro rapporto? Read More
Ambition can be a good thing, and it can be a bad thing. Ambition will help you achieve your goals, and create a life you want to live, but there is a downside to ambition, that downside is blind ambition. When you set goals and then work to achieve them, it is important to make sure your life is balanced; work is essential, but it should be tempered with time for family, friends, and yourself. Read More
As racist and xenophobic sentiments fill news headlines, many parents are wondering how to instill values of acceptance and cultural understanding in their children. Read More
A few things going wrong need not cast a dark shadow over everything. Here are some simple tips to help you turn a terrible today into a terrific tomorrow Read More
Julian Treasure claims that we are losing our hearing. And he has a point! With personal broadcasting replacing the art of conversation, and silence becoming a scarce resource, we have forgotten how to listen. Read More
Rejections are the most common emotional wound we sustain in daily life. Our risk of rejection used to be limited by the size of our immediate social circle or dating pools. Today, thanks to electronic communications, social media platforms and dating apps, each of us is connected to thousands of people, any of whom might ignore our posts, chats, texts, or dating profiles, and leave us feeling rejected as a result. Read More
To keep pace with the changes taking place in the business ecosystem, People Matters brings to you a list of books to read.
Take a look at how these seven influential business leaders share their valuable experiences in the industry and thoughts on their vocation. Every aspiring leader and HR professional must get their hands on these to learn how to develop a positive approach and overcome business obstacles in their career. Read More
What are some of the things that get in the way of us being our creative best? There are many culprits, like procrastination and having an over-scheduled life, but I think that Public Enemy Number 1 is Fear. Read More
Teacher Carissa Peck uses technology to pepper her English language arts class and students turn into better writers for her effort.
Carissa Peck loved essays so much as a child, she would break into her father’s bag at night, and read the papers his students filed in his English class. Discovering not all of her own students shared the same joy when she became an English language arts (ELA) teacher was “heartbreaking,” she said in an interview. Read More
“Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but what if there's a more fulfilling path? Happiness comes and goes, says writer Emily Esfahani Smith, but having meaning in life -- serving something beyond yourself and developing the best within you -- gives you something to hold onto. Read More
When children rage, they are, in fact, communicating.
It’s frightening. It’s powerful. It jolts parents all across the globe. It may even be parents’ worst nightmare. But it’s a worldwide known natural inevitability. Read More