Today, digital productivity monitoring software is spreading among white-collar jobs, with the aim of measuring and monitoring productivity. Some companies are saying that technology is the key to optimizing productivity. But the truth of the matter is this monitoring destroys trust, company culture and psychological safety in the workplace.
Do you ever wonder if being a perfectionist is truly an asset? Yes, it may mean you're organized, assertive and focused but it can also mean you're adverse to failure, set unrealistic standards and deal with lower life satisfaction. Learn more about perfectionism and how to make it your superpower and not your kryptonite.
What is antifragility and how does cultivating antifragility help us go beyond playing catch up when it comes to mental health, employee wellbeing and resilience? This blog answers all these questions!
Three out of four people are dealing with emotional stressors triggered by their senses daily. These stressors lead to health issues, more sick days, lack of focus and more. But, our senses were not just designed to bring about feelings of sadness, fear, or pain. If they are used effectively, our senses can evoke feelings of joy, happiness and even in turn improve health.
Movement and exercise are one of the most important preventative health measures today. But, even with these benefits, did you know that most employees feel embarrassed about exercising or doing movement at work? This begs the question why don’t we take the time to move our bodies when we know the positive impacts are monumental?
Mindful listening is an essential tool for any mindfulness practice. By practicing mindful listening, you can improve your relationships, have more productive conversations at work, create stronger team dynamics and improve your level of happiness by connecting deeper to others.
All of us are hard-wired to focus on the negative because of what is called negative bias. Negative bias explains our tendency to register negative stimuli more readily than positive stimuli and in addition dwell more on these negative events. In this blog, we look at what you can you do to overcome this bias?
Most things in nature have a break. Therefore, when we are undergoing a chaotic, stressful or anxious moment, to break this cycle there must be a pause or a transition period. And that is the key to the R.E.S.S.E.T process. The R.E.S.S.E.T process is divided into two pillars – RES and SET - R.E.S stands for Reduced Environmental Stimuli, and S.E.T, stands for Self-Evaluation Techniques.
After more than 10 years, several jobs, and hours of psychotherapy and training, Etienne has turned that trauma into what he calls his life’s work — a business that aims to teach people to use their senses to manage their trauma, stress and anxiety and achieve a sense of mindfulness.