Mind Over Moment: 6 Tools to Build Resilience, Happiness and Success
Helping others benefits the giver as much as those on the receiving end.
Caring for others triggers the biology of courage and creates hope.
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Our beliefs about ourselves and the stories we tell ourselves as a result of those beliefs have a profound effect on our happiness and relationships.
What stories have you been telling yourself about yourself? If they are not moving you toward your goals, it’s time to choose a new story based on your ability to grow.
Optimism isn’t about wearing rose-colored glasses. It’s about choosing how you interpret the events in your life.
Research has shown that when we look at life through a lens of positivity, we are more likely to enjoy better mental and physical health. It’s also a key component when it comes to business success.
The simple act of looking for things to be grateful for attunes our brains to the good. Gratitude is closely linked to our sense of well-being and makes us more resilient in the face of adversity.
Expressing gratitude reduces toxic emotions, diminishes depression, increases happiness and enriches relationships.
Having friendships and a sense of belonging is considered a core psychological need and has a big impact on our physical health.
Studies show that loneliness is toxic—it’s more harmful to health than obesity, smoking and high blood pressure.
Finding ways to laugh at challenges, stressful situations, and even personal tragedy is one way resilient people cope and grow through misfortune.
Being able to laugh at challenges provides distance and perspective, but does so without denying pain or fear.
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It’s so powerful that it affects every decision-making process. It predetermines your responses and interpretations of situations.
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Means being consciously present in what you’re doing, while you’re doing it, as well as managing your mental and emotional state.
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That’s the minimum required for a mini-mediation.
Just focus on your sense. You don’t need to close your eyes. You don’t even need to be sitting down.
You can use interruptions as hooks to make you more mindful.
Every time your phone rings, take a mindful breath. Every time you hear the ping of a text message, pause to be mindful of your surroundings rather than immediately reacting by checking the message.
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