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How to stop rumination, or chewing over a worry.

How to stop rumination, or chewing over a worry.

Most people find themselves ruminating from time to time, especially when stressed. This is particularly common in the middle of the night, when the logical brain is more shut down and sleepy. At these times the Inner Troll, or more reactive part of the brain, can more easily take over.

Do you procrastinate? How to overcome it.

Do you procrastinate? How to overcome it.

Do you find yourself thinking any of these things?
‘I just need to clear my desk before I get started.’
‘I’ll start by dealing with my email, ease myself into the day.’
‘How on earth did it get to 6pm and I haven’t actually got anything done?!’
If so, you probably already know you’re prone to procrastination. This habit of putting things off until the last minute can be a minor irritation for some people, and a major problem for others.

5 causes of burnout and how to avoid it.

5 causes of burnout and how to avoid it.

The causes of burnout might seem obvious.. too much work, right? Doh. But, in fact, while workload is obviously a major contributing factor, it’s a little more complex than that. In addition to workload here are 4 more causes. Lack of control One of the biggest causes...

Being self-employed: the good, the bad and the ugly.

Being self-employed: the good, the bad and the ugly.

whether you are self-employed or not, we all need to learn to look after ourselves as well as we look after others. This might mean negotiating a fairer deal for ourselves at work, or requiring other members of our family to take a fairer share of the load at home.

Why emotional agility is far more powerful than ‘positive thinking’.

Why emotional agility is far more powerful than ‘positive thinking’.

Everyone has negative thoughts and emotions. But what’s the best way to deal with these?

Sometimes we hear people saying things like ‘turn that frown upside down’ or no ‘negative vibes here’….

I do believe that it’s possible to shift a negative perspective, but it’s absolutely crucial to understand that this is not about ignoring or minimising the negative thought or emotion.

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