Things to Stop Doing If You Want to Exercise

We all have obstacles to exercising, whether it is a lack of motivation, a busy schedule, or adopting a harmful “all or nothing” mentality. Working out looks different for everyone and we all have different ways of honoring our commitment to fitness. These habits can interfere with your workouts, but there are ways to overcome[…]

A Little Recognition Can Provide a Big Morale Boost

As we enter into the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, frontline public sector workers such as healthcare professionals, teachers, and social workers are under more strain than ever. At the same time, organizations in every industry are being forced to downsize and restructure, meaning they’ve got less cash in the bank to support an[…]

3 Stretches That’ll Help You Wake Up in the Morning

Rise and shine… and stretch.   Whether you’re an super active athlete or spend the majority of your time tethered to an office desk, stretching is crucial and beneficial—helping you prevent injuries and also relaxing tight muscles. Plus, kickstarting your morning with a few deep stretches before your commute can put you in the right[…]

How to Self-Motivate Through Distraction and Change

Motivation tends to feel like something you either have or don’t you have, you feel or you don’t feel, but research shows that most issues of motivation are really issues of negative emotions.   As we’re faced with a task, negative emotions like anxiety, boredom, fear, self-doubt, frustration, and insecurity inevitably surface. Procrastination from work,[…]

Ways to Develop Your Creativity

According to cognitive psychologist Robert J. Sternberg, creativity can be broadly defined as “the process of producing something that is both original and worthwhile.” Creativity is all about finding new ways of solving problems and approaching situations. This isn’t a skill restricted to artists, musicians or writers; it is a useful skill for people from[…]