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Does your body control you, or do you control your body? For most people, the body is completely in control.
One of the most basic and well-tested methods for regaining control of your mind and body is through fasting: from foods, from technology or from routine environments.
Our brains assimilate information for the purpose of prediction.
Being able to predict how our behavior will lead to outcomes is one of the most important goals of our brains. And prediction errors are exactly what you want to experience more of if you want a lifetime of growth.
... instead of the gap. It is a far more powerful process.
It’s very important that you take time to examine and measure where you are from where you’ve been. When you do this, there are a host of psychological benefits: enormous amounts of gratitude and appreciation into your life.
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Whether it is a resolution to lose weight, to do more exercise, or to consume less sugar, we all have encountered hardships trying to stick with them.
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Making resolutions requires no effort, but if we decide to suddenly shift towards improving too many of our behaviors at once, it can backfire.
Focus on one thing that you want to change, at a time, and commit to it.
You may not be able to change the external circumstances, stressful situations, or work environment. What you can do is control how you react to negative forces and stressful situations.
For example: If you get unhealthy food at your home, you can control how or when you eat it.
The CHAOTIC Leadership Model is a set of principles that enable us to perform despite the chaos around us. The acronym stands for:
Chaos and uncertainty make us want to shut down and become disengaged.
The idea of staying calm and focusing on what you can control keeps us engaged and aimed towards a possible solution.
Acting or responding to a situation is always better than mindless reaction, which itself leads to further chaos.
Taking action, even if it is a small asserting of control, keeps us moving forward.
If you focus exclusively on improving your skills and your impact on your organiz...
A good manager’s job is to help you and the rest of your team get better results. So it would be logical that she should be invested in your career. When you do better, then by extension, she does better.
Hence, your manager should be on your side, who wants you to succeed, and who is willing to spend a good deal of time and energy to help you do that.
There is research that shows if you can create a clear visualization of yourself achieving the outcome you want, you prime yourself to act in a way that is consistent with what you imagine.