Tag: Success

3 Simple Steps to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other People

“Comparison is the death of joy.”Mark Twain “When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.”Lao Tzu One of the most common and destructive daily habit is to constantly compare your life and yourself to other people and their lives. You compare cars, houses, jobs, shoes, money, […]

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Psychology Around the Net: July 27, 2019

Brains Work in Sync During Music Therapy: New research out of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) demonstrates that, during a music therapy session, the brains of the patient and the therapist become synchronised (say what?!). The study used a procedure called “hyperscanning,” which records the activity of two brains (at the same time). This is the […]

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What Determines Your Success?

Consider this scenario: You and another colleague are being considered for a promotion. Your educational background is very similar. Your performance at work is comparable. In many ways, you stand on equal footing for this evaluation. But for some reason, you are awarded the job.  Congratulations! To what do you attribute this success? Was it […]

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How to Get More Done with (a Lot) Less Stress: 12 Daily Habits

“Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”Albert Einstein “Think simple” as my old master used to say – meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.”Frank Lloyd Wright The daily work we do – […]

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Psychology Around the Net: June 1, 2019

This week’s Psychology Around the Net is packed with information about exercise and anxiety (and it’s probably not what you’re expecting), the unhealthy relationship between self-worth and professional achievements, the new official definition of work-related burnout, and more. Can Working Out Make Your Anxiety Worse? Experts Weigh In: You probably associate exercise with anxiety in […]

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