How do crises affect behaviour-from the Black Death to Covid-19

Hello, our lovely readers,  As you’re reading this, we hope you are well, safe, calm, and last but not least, you washed your hands super recently! With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, we couldn’t help but wonder…how does a crisis affect human behaviour and how can we rationalise it? Let’s have a look at it together,Continue reading “How do crises affect behaviour-from the Black Death to Covid-19”

3 ways to become more resilient

I am always fascinated by what keeps people going during tough times, what’s their inner monologue like, where do they find the power and will to keep going. To me, resilience is one of the great puzzles of human nature and I always ask myself how is it that some people break after every smallContinue reading “3 ways to become more resilient”

3 Science-backed tips to help you with decision making

We’re constantly bombarded with choice or shall I say overwhelmed by it – be it deciding what to eat, what to wear, reading endless Amazon reviews before deciding what product to buy or my top favourite watching 1 hour of trailers before deciding what movie to watch next – I actually almost burned the flatContinue reading “3 Science-backed tips to help you with decision making”

The new secret of success: balancing positive and negative thinking

For the past few months I’ve been contemplating the implications of internal conflict and the toll it can take on one’s life. It occurred to me that most times it’s easier to focus on the negatives instead of focusing on the positives or at least try to filter everything through logic. Of course, the latterContinue reading “The new secret of success: balancing positive and negative thinking”

Lessons learned on the other side of fear

Did you know that 85% of the things we worry about never happen? University of Cincinnati researchers found that even out of the 15% of the things that do happen, 79% of subjects discovered either they could handle the difficulty better than expected, or they’ve learned a particular lesson that needed to be taught (GoeweyContinue reading “Lessons learned on the other side of fear”

Why motivation is fickle and what to do instead?

Do you ever say to yourself: “I am waiting to get motivated before I do x“ If you’ve ever thought that or are thinking it right now, I hate to break it to you but motivation is not going to strike anytime soon. Whenever I hear people say I need to get motivated, before IContinue reading “Why motivation is fickle and what to do instead?”

4 unexpected ways to manage stress which You can apply today

“How we spend our days,” Annie Dillard memorably wrote in her soul-stretching meditation on the life of presence, “is, of course, how we spend our lives.” And yet most of us spend our days in what Kierkegaard believed to be our greatest source of unhappiness — a refusal to recognise that “busy is a decision” and that presence is infinitely more rewarding than productivity.Continue reading “4 unexpected ways to manage stress which You can apply today”

3 Tips That Will Remove Energy Vampires At Work To Be Successful

How many times have you heard someone that promises you the ‘moon and the stars’, or how we would say back home ‘Villas and Castles’. Someone comes and tell you they have this fantastic opportunity for you, they want to connect and work with you… but in reality, they are just wasting your time. ThisContinue reading “3 Tips That Will Remove Energy Vampires At Work To Be Successful”