The Five languages of Appreciation for Employees and Leaders

By |2024-06-19T14:10:48-03:00June 19th, 2024|Categories: Positive Psychology|

The Five languages of Appreciation for Employees and Leaders . Gary Chapman, in his book "The Five Love Languages," describes five ways people express and receive love: words of affirmation, quality time, receiving gifts, acts of service, and physical touch. These principles can also be successfully applied in the workplace, where we can talk about [...]

“I’m feeling frustrated.”

By |2022-10-03T21:26:19-03:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Positive Psychology|

"I'm feeling frustrated." Many clients come to me feeling frustrated. So let's look at what frustration is and how to deal with it. WHAT IS FRUSTRATION? Frustration is the emotion we feel when we fail to achieve our goal. We feel frustrated when something is not as we would like it to be. The more important [...]

“Don’t worry so much…”

By |2022-09-05T09:54:56-03:00September 5th, 2022|Categories: Positive Psychology|

"Don't worry so much..." Has anyone ever told you that? But how can you not worry about the future, when it is one of the most natural and important functions of the brain? If prehistoric men hadn’t worried, we wouldn't be here now. The ice age would have come, and he would have frozen Of course [...]

Mindfulness meditation

By |2020-07-23T12:37:14-03:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Economics, Positive Psychology|

Mindfulness is a state of consciousness when we concentrate on awareness of the present moment. We are attentive to our thoughts and emotions without any judgment we acknowledge and accept them. Mindfulness meditation originates in Buddhist vipassanā meditation, which teaches people to be mindful. This meditation might have several forms, however, the basis is the same: [...]

How to motivate yourself in hard times?

By |2022-04-23T20:27:15-03:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: Positive Psychology|

Inspirational thoughts from a man who is going to row across the Atlantic Ocean As a part of our study, I did a pre-interview with Milan about his trip and I will share with you some parts of this interview as an inspiration. You can read about his trip here. When you hear about a journey [...]

What is psychological resilience?

By |2020-04-19T14:32:33-03:00April 19th, 2020|Categories: Positive Psychology|

Life isn’t perfect and we need to be resilient to handle all the hurricanes that it brings. However, what is psychological resilience? There are many definitions of resilience in psychology. I put together some of them and this is the definition that I like the most: Psychological resilience is an ability to remain calm during the [...]

Fixed and growth mindset: How to switch from “I CAN‘T do it” to “I CAN do it”?

By |2020-04-14T15:54:40-03:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Positive Psychology|

We are going through difficult times because of coronavirus restrictions, quarantine, lockdown... We often need to find new ways and reinvent our businesses. We are forced to work from home, use technology that we have never used before, teach online, use platforms such as google class, record videos, write articles. We need to change our leadership [...]

Coronavirus, quarantine, lockdown – how to stay mentally strong?

By |2020-04-13T17:46:13-03:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: Positive Psychology|

We are all facing difficulties, some of us are sick, some have lost their loved ones, their jobs, don’t have any income, can’t see their families, feel lonely, scared, anxious, uncertain about their future. What we all need is to stay psychologically strong. We need to be resilient. Here are some tips that can help you to [...]

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