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Being scared is like staring at an abyss. Anything can happen, so the unknown and uncertain aspects of a situation make us fearful, and that is natural to an extent.
Our immediate re...
Being afraid is a constant anxious emotion that can break us from the inside, however, being scared is just a temporary reaction, which can happen to anyone.
The world has a huge num...
Fear is the real enemy that is to be fought, as being fearful and afraid makes the problem worse. Worldwide issues are compounding our already problematic lives.
So it's important to stop o...
While it’s okay to be scared, it is not okay to be constantly fearful. It helps to focus on the few steps and actions that we can take to make the current situation better, while not forget...
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Constant communication with the team is crucial for a manager, and the current state of affairs, when the world is in turmoil and most employees are sitting at home, it is increasingly difficult fo...
The first task for a manager is to be transparent, explaining to the team exactly what is known, and what isn’t known, and not to keep any team member in the dark.
The second task is to provide hope and a sense of possibility to the employees facing an uncertain future ahead.
Before any word is uttered to the employees, you need to understand your role and channel your leader 'avatar' in a time of crisis, as if preparing for a battle. Your steel nerves will be contagious(!) to your team members. You need to sound convincing, and it’s a good idea to follow the basics, like eating well, plenty of sleep and regular exercise.
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Our diminishing resilience and decreasing psychological threshold of handling pain and struggle is, in turn, making everything look like a crisis.
We are making a catastrophe out of eve...
Psychological resilience is not about fake positivity and takes its power from our negative feelings. It makes our anger, sadness, failure and self-loathing into something useful and productive.
When we become sufficiently resilient, we are unstoppable and limitless.
Our focus on the self has made us fearful and overwhelmed, especially in times of crisis. Part of our anxiety is the constant focus on oneself. Even if we do focus on others, it is only to judge them about how they feel about us, and what they think about us.
If instead of our inner selfishness, we find a greater cause to endure the crisis or risk, some deeper purpose or mission that eclipses our ego, then the crisis is taken care of.
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A philosophy is the guiding compass of life.
Great philosophers were top scientists throughout history, and even the concept of science is based on the philosophy of em...
If we look at our dreams and the brain’s capacity to hallucinate, we can see that nothing outside our existence may be real.
Everything could be an illusion, a long dream, and we could be the only person that existed in a world of ‘Maya’. This is what solipsism is all about.
The philosophy of idealism states that reality is something that exists on a mental level, and many or most of our outer experiences could just be imagination.
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