The power of personal choice

Happy Monday! This week, try to engage fully with your own autonomy and agency by being mindful of the spaces between internal and external stimuli and your responses to them. Practice your power to choose how you move through this week’s challenges and opportunities. Spend some time thinking about Frankl’s wise words: “Between stimulus and […]

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New season, new approach

Spring is here! Let’s make September the start of not only a new season, but a new approach to well-being: Creating meaning in hardship, building positive relationships and focusing on our daily accomplishments (no matter how small). As E.P. Seligman notes: “Well-being cannot exist just in your own head. Well-being is a combination of feeling […]

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Mediating stress and anxiety through mindfulness

Stress is described by the Dictionary of Psychology (2009) as: “psychological and physical strain or tension generated by physical, emotional, social, economic or occupational circumstances, events or experiences that are difficult to manage or endure.” Anxiety, on the other hand, is described as “a state of uneasiness, accompanied by dysphoria and somatic signs and symptoms […]

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