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The Link Between Mindfulness and Productivity Explained

What does the word productive mean to you? Most people get it quite wrong. They think the more things they do (the number of tasks done in a day) equals ultimate productivity. Now, that's not necessarily true. I would define being productive as achieving your desired outcome or result as quickly as possible by doing the most important things first! How often have you done 101 things in your day but when you sit down with a cup of tea in the evening you feel guilty because you feel that you have not accomplished much and there's so much more you should and could have done? This is a common mistake that people make every day! They make themselves busy trying to tick as...

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How to Reduce Christmas Stress

Christmas time invites the most festive and lively of all the seasons, full of family, amazing food and beautiful decorations... but the reality is a fast-paced December can also be an extremely stressful time. Our already busy schedules are then overrun with holiday duties. Battling through crowds of equally exhausted shoppers, buying presents for numerous people and filling the fridge to bursting before relatives and friends arrive to celebrate. This can be very time consuming and more often than not the little things we do that perk up our days (making ourselves a delicious breakfast, going to the gym or that class, getting our nails done, baking peanut-butter brownies…) get put on hold- our me time is sacrificed. We force...

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Entrepreneurs Who Keep a Journal, from Richard Branson to Oprah Winfrey

I am a firm believer in writing things down—especially our thoughts, our ideas, and our goals. There are many studies that discuss the cognitive benefits of writing things down. If you don’t believe us, perhaps these famous and successful entrepreneurs will help you appreciate—even convince you to begin journaling. Richard Branson How often have you forgotten things? With our busy days and tight schedules, it is so easy to forget. Writing them down will help you remember them better. At the beginning of 2017, Sir Richard Branson penned an article dispensing his one important tip for the year: keep a pen and notebook, and write your ideas down.   What kind of things does he write down? “Ever since I was...

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How to Journal - A beginners guide: What to Write & How to Stick to it

Several studies have already confirmed the cognitive and stress-relieving benefits of journaling. Writing things down helps boost memory and I am a firm believer that writing something down is remembering it twice. Journaling or writing thoughts down also brings you into a state of mindfulness, you’d be surprised how those few minutes of journaling actively engages your subconscious, and at the same time, relieves you of anxiety by allowing you to focus on what matters most at that particular moment.But while many understand the merits of journaling, some may find a blank page intimidating.  What should I write down? Surprisingly, there are a lot of things that you can write down. Your thoughts. Your goals. Your plans. Even just the...

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