And because our brain is always looking for ways to keep us safe, it looks for the negative.
Come up with a plausible way that what you are saying is the opposite.
Set point- Studies have shown that people quickly (within six months) to their normal state of happiness after a significant event. That thing that happened to you that made you depressed, there are lifelong consequences with some things, you will return to how you felt before. The same goes for that wonderful event that was … Continue reading Happiness is a Skill
I think we all need to realize that we cannot make good decisions when we are stressed out. Yes, good stress (pressure doing a job we enjoy for example) can help us make good, instant choices. But when we are stressed out, The thinking part of the brain shuts down- we feel in danger and … Continue reading Stress #AmateurAdvice
“If you can see it in your mind, you can hold it in your hand.”
My children are grown now. They are great people- smart and kind. Yet, if I would do thing differently. Maybe I would give them more chores. But especially in the summer, I would have them work on the emotional intelligence before video games and times with friends. On my todo list, I’d have meditation. Just … Continue reading More Than Chores