Take a Moment to Appreciate Everyday Nature That Is Right in Front of You

Nature is all around us yet we rarely take the time to step back and appreciate it. According to a new study published in The Journal of Positive Psychology, it was discovered that tiny moments spent appreciating everyday nature can … Continue reading

The Purpose of Having Fun at Work and Taking Meaningful Breaks (Dave Crenshaw)

Dave Crenshaw is a Productivity and Leadership Mentor and author of the new book “The Power of Having Fun: How Meaningful Breaks Help You Get More Done.” In this chat, we talk about the purpose of having fun at work … Continue reading

“Brain Drain” Exercise: How Stream-of-Consciousness Writing Can Help Over-Thinking

Do you commonly find yourself “over-thinking?” According to a recent poll I did on Twitter, an alarming 68% of people said that they “Often” find themselves over-thinking and 26% said they at least “Sometimes” find themselves over-thinking. Over-thinking can be … Continue reading

Just 5 Minutes of Video Games Helps You Recover From Stress and Fatigue

A big part of having a productive day is knowing when to step back and take a break from what you’re doing. Without taking breaks at work, we can quickly become overwhelmed, stressed, and fatigued – leading to “work burnout” … Continue reading

Play the “Alphabet Game” to Derail Negative Thoughts

When we find ourselves in a cycle of negative thinking, it can often become very difficult to break out of it. “Rumination” is one of the most common symptoms in depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. It’s a focused attention on … Continue reading