Posts Tagged "cognitive"

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Responding to Burnout

As we conclude our series on compassion fatigue, today’s post discusses how to respond when we notice potential burnout in others. As with any condition, listening with love must take the driver’s role for effective, healthy support. Listen at least […]

Rein in Fear’s Hurricane

Fear is a normal part of the human experience. All emotions occur naturally, whether positive or negative, and anxious feelings are no exception. Our feelings can alert us to opportunities to change ourselves or our circumstances, so we can benefit […]

Restart Season: How to Resume After a Break

Summer’s bloom wilts on the branch-like weeks of our calendar. In the next breath, the season of respite will drift away and wither in the breeze of time. With heavy sighs, we face the next pages of our year. School […]

How to Stay Refreshed

  For the past seven weeks, we’ve explored detailed steps to refresh each aspect of life. Our discussions noted ways to renew the mind, relationships, health, habits, spirituality, self-esteem, and personal image. Now that we’ve identified how to revitalize our […]

Refresh Your Spirit

  In preparation for Easter, we’ll continue our series this week to highlight revitalizing our spirituality. We’ve discussed mental, social, and physical health. These integrated parts of life weave together as a skin over the most vital substance of self–our […]

Refresh Your Habits

Our days consist of many auto-piloted moments. These little building blocks of habitual behavior shape our lives. We should examine the content of our automatic thoughts and actions to ensure we can become who we most want to be and bless […]

Refresh Your Mind

We’re recovering from the lost hour of sleep this weekend, so let’s discuss a few ways to refresh our minds this spring. Today’s video suggests the following techniques to improve mental acuity: Read across genres. Learn a new concept or […]

Heart Health at All Levels, Part 3

Emotional health concerns maintaining a healthy relationship with yourself as well as with others. HOW am I doing? DTR with yourself. Be aware of your emotional state. Positive AND Negative. WHEN and WHERE do I start feeling this way? Evaluate triggers […]

Recommended Reading to Achieve your Dreams

Many of us dream of living with purpose and meaning. Books can inspire and guide us toward optimizing our gifts and talents toward a fulfilling life. Let’s dive into these recent works by two of my favorite authors. First, read […]

Failure as a Springboard to Success

Did you make New Year’s resolutions or set goals for 2017? If you’ve fallen off track already, I’ve got some words of reassurance for you today. First of all, you’re in the majority. But that’s not really the good news. […]