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10 Good Work Habits For Success When You’re Working From Home

Freelancers are very much acquainted with working from home. However, for many, this work-from-home setup might be a new experience. Some dread the idea of working from home as the TV remote is just arms reach, the kitchen is just a few steps away, and for those who don’t live

Gratitude List

10 Things To Be Grateful For: How To Make A Gratitude List

This year has certainly proven that life is truly a surprise. At the beginning of the year, we made plans—a birthday party with family, some friends and colleagues, a weekend getaway, an overseas trip, and a morning or early afternoon coffee run; these were just some of the many things

7 Best Jobs for People with Depression

7 Of The Best Jobs for People with Depression

Many think that depression is just being overly sad, but it is more serious than that. Psychiatry.org defines depression as a serious and quite common medical condition that affects not only your feelings but your actions and thinking as well. It can turn one’s life in the opposite direction. With

Gratitude prompts

25 Daily Gratitude Journal Prompts To Boost Your Positive Energy

We are often told to count our blessings—a piece of advice that is easier said than done in real life. Expressing gratitude is such a challenge as it is easier to dwell on the negatives. What we watch on TV, what we hear from our peers, what we read in

Work Stress Quotes

Inspirational Work Stress Quotes To Take Away Your Pressure

No matter how much you enjoy and are passionate about your job, there will be days when you feel like you’re drowning in work, or the pressure takes away all the joy of your day. Work and stress seem to go hand-in-hand for most professions, even if you get to

Productive Morning Routine

7 Tips for a Productive Morning Routine

The way you start your day determines the way your entire day unfolds and ultimately how you live your entire life. The elite performers look at time completely different than the people who perform at an average level.   From top athletes, successful entrepreneurs, savvy businessmen, accomplished artists to multitasking

Too depressed to work

5 Things To Do When You’re Too Depressed To Work

Who would have thought that we’d live the day when working from home would become the new norm and not the exception? The dawn of COVID-19 has definitely put a strain on the way we operate in the professional world, as most people have been forced to work from home

Work-Life Balance Quotes Now

Work-Life Balance Inspirational Quotes

Sometimes life looks like a rollercoaster that doesn’t seem to have an end in site. You find yourself looking at your never-ending to do list and wonder “Will I ever accomplish everything and get to enjoy as much free time as I want?” Or, as it happened this year, economies

How to stop procrastinating and get things done

How To Stop Procrastinating And Get Things Done

Have you ever had one of those days where it feels like you’re spending 8 hours kicking, putting yourself down, and telling yourself all the things you need to do? However, in the end, you stall things until the last minute and end up not getting anything done, even less

Depressed working from home

Working From Home Is Making You Depressed? Try These Tested Tips

Work is about more than just getting a paycheck – many of us spend more than half of our awake time at work every week, so it’s an essential part of life that affects our sense of fulfilment and self-actualisation. It’s no wonder that when Covid-19 abruptly pushes millions of

Tips for a successful workation

Tips For A Successful Workation

If you have ever felt burned out at work and think to yourself “I need a vacation,” well, you are not alone. Sometimes, work can feel endless to the point that you cannot find any personal time, let alone travel the world.   Many people have tried and succeeded to

Productivity quotes

25 Productivity Quotes To Take Your Work To The Next Level

Sometimes, work feels like a relentless uphill battle that doesn’t seem to have a win in sight. You find yourself looking at successful people and wondering “How did they get there?” and “When will I ever get there?” If you know the life stories of many successful inspirational figures, you

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Stop

Stop whatever you are doing and focus on this.

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Take Deep Breaths

Follow the instructions on screen or if you have sound follow the spoken instructions.
Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth.

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Observe

Observe your body, your thoughts, your feeling and your emotions. Is your heart racing? Are you sweating? Is your mouth dry? Are you angry? Are you worried? Are you stressed?
Do you need to be reacting the way you are?
How important is the issue you are stressed about?
Is this worth you being stressed over? Will it still be important this time next year?
What advice would you give to a friend if they were in your position?

Now take a moment and relax yourself.

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Proceed

Now continue on with your day, incorporating what you have just learned about the emotions you were feeling.