Think, Talk, and Act your Way to a Better Day

Think, Talk, and Act your Way to a Better Day

As you navigate from morning to night there are so many factors that will determine whether you have a good day; the people you come in contact with and the exchanges you have, the thoughts and perceptions that you carry toward them, and of course your own personal...
Goals, Grit & Getting Things Done

Goals, Grit & Getting Things Done

When it comes to goal setting and getting things done, why is it that some people are able to push forward and achieve at high levels while others seem to flounder? Research suggests that it has less to do with skill or education, and more to do with how we set goals...
Resolution Evolution: Successful Goal Setting

Resolution Evolution: Successful Goal Setting

RESOLUTIONS – what’s the point in making them if we only end up breaking them? The fact is that those who make resolutions do not expect to keep them, and over 90% of us have abandoned them by the end of March. So maybe those S.M.A.R.T. goals are actually pretty dumb?...
The Myth of Multitasking

The Myth of Multitasking

In an era of 24/7 connectedness and ‘nose to the grind-stone’ ideologies, multitasking has become something of a workplace badge of honour. In fact it’s often heralded as a ‘work skill’ in interviews and on resumes. But is it really?...
Stress Defense

Stress Defense

When day-to-day stress is high (and let’s face it, when isn’t it?) most of us let lack of time and motivation guide our health care actions. The result is unhealthy lifestyle practices that contribute to a litany of workplace challenges including increased...
Exercise Less for Success

Exercise Less for Success

Exercise less? It goes against everything you’ve ever heard about exercise doesn’t it? If ‘conventional wisdom’ has failed you on the fitness front – if you’ve battled your exercise demons long enough, perhaps it’s time to consider a different approach? Michelle has a...