Studies show that exercise can relieve many symptoms of depression, as well as anxiety. It’s a safe and effective remedy, but it’s difficult to run laps when you can barely drag yourself out of bed. Still, the effort is worth it. A major study by Duke University found that exercise worked as well as antidepressant medication for some patients. If you’re experiencing … [Read more...] about The Secret to Exercising When You’re Depressed
We read stories every day where someone with absolutely no experience learns how to build a complete house - structure, plumbing, electrical, everything - using only YouTube tutorials. Or a rank amateur learns how to strip a 1952 car engine and rebuild it using what they learned from a car restoration program on TV. It seems logical and certainly possible therefore that we … [Read more...] about Self-Coaching: Can It Work?
Positive habits are powerful tools. They allow you to accomplish meaningful tasks with little thought or motivation required. With the right set of habits, you can accomplish nearly anything and be on autopilot much of the time. Those people that put forth herculean effort are admired by our society. We love the runner that crawls the last mile of a marathon. However, a … [Read more...] about 14 Habits to Live a Wonderful Life
Do you find it easy to set exciting goals, but you lose track somewhere along the way? As much as you want to lose weight or earn a promotion, you often find yourself back where you started. Setting daily goals may be your key to success. Hang onto your long-term objectives but use short term goals to guide you towards your ultimate destination. Find out more about the … [Read more...] about A Quick Guide to Setting Effective Daily Goals
By now, you may agree with the research about how taking breaks helps you to reduce stress and be more productive. However, you can still wind up reaching the end of your day and realizing that you forgot about the downtime. Granted, it’s difficult to step away if you're performing surgery or putting out house fires. However, most of us have some leeway to catch our breath … [Read more...] about Learn How You Can Take More Breaks and Make Them More Effective