How To Be Mindful At Work

By David Gelles @dgell Our jobs pay the bills, occupy many of our waking hours and can even give our lives meaning. They can also be a source of significant stress: tight deadlines, long days and difficult conversations. No matter what your job, work can be anxiety-provoking. Mindfulness can help. In recent years, many companies […]

How to Criticize with Kindness

By Maria Popova on Saturday February 4th, 2017 Seeking Truth Instead of an Opponent In disputes upon moral or scientific points, let your aim be to come at truth, not to conquer your opponent. So you never shall be at a loss in losing the argument, and gaining a new discovery. Said Arthur Martine, […]

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How to Silence Your Inner Critic and Grow Stronger

By Sara Fabian on Friday August 3rd, 2018 Six Practical Ways to Stop your Negative Self-Talk When there’s no enemy within, the enemy outside can do us no harm. – African proverb Have you ever heard an inner voice telling you disempowering things, like “I don’t think I can make it,” “What if I […]

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From the Couch

Let’s start at the beginning. Now that it’s typed, that reads like a cliché, but when faced with writer’s block, it’s as good a place as any to start. That’s the lesson — just start. You know me and my tendency toward the paralysis of analysis. You know I once put on my bedroom wall, with not a […]