Articles about Mental Health
6 tips for staying calm the next time you fly in the wake of the Southwest Airlines flight
The recent news of the Southwest Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday may make even the calmest flier a bit anxious for their next flight. However, not flying isn't really a choice for many of us. In 2016, U.S. travelers took 458.9 million domestic business trips and this is expected to reach 478.2 million by 2020. But there are certain things you can do to calm your nerves (even if it is only slightly) that you may want to keep in mind for your next trip.
Study: Hurting a voodoo doll that represents our bad boss makes us feel better
To figure out what drives employees to the extremes of retaliation, a new experimental study sought to give employees haunted by abused supervisors an outlet for their frustrations without having them resort to fists. Researchers recruited 229 employees and asked them to take their job frustrations on an online voodoo doll representing their abusive boss. Apparently, when your boss is a pain in the neck, sticking pins into a doll's neck that represents our boss soothes us.
The way you think about willpower is hurting you
Studies suggest that we’ve been thinking about willpower all wrong and that the theory of ego depletion isn’t true. Even worse, holding on to the idea that willpower is a limited resource can actually be bad for you, making you more likely to lose control and act against your better judgment.
Happiness hacks to reinvigorate your workday
Since the State of the Global Workplace Report indicates 85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work, that is why implementing workplace happiness hacks are imperative.
Do you get the ‘Sunday scaries’? 5 ways to banish them
As the clock ticks ever closer to Sunday evening, you might recognize a sinking feeling in your heart. “Ugh, another day at that dreaded place!” is what your mind tells you, as you reluctantly get yourself ready for the new week at work.
How to ‘reboot’ your creative brain and refresh your focus in 15 minutes or less
Change your brain, change your life. If you want to be in control of your life, control the command center of your body.
5 tips on how to de-stress just in time for National Stress Awareness month
Most people experience stress at some point in their life, sometimes after a sudden traumatic event or just simply dealing with everyday life.
13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person
It won’t be long until you get your stride back. But this time, you’ll be more evolved. More able. The stakes will be higher. You’ll have more help and support. Everything will mean more.
How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)
Sometimes it can be so hard to achieve your goals. Here's an easy way to achieve your goals using the Kaizen approach.
This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience
Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no more mental energy. Well, sorry, but that’s just not true.
A life lesson learned the hard way and what it taught me
Extreme situations don’t happen by accident. Decisions are made beforehand that determine a specific outcome. We call those decisions “preparation” — or a lack thereof.
How to improve your mindset, build strength, and make a living doing what you love
If you want to get stronger, fitter, and make a living doing what you love — start with your mind first. The rest will follow by itself.
The states where the most (and least) stressed people live
Personal finance site WalletHub ranked which states had the most stressed-out people by looking at factors from hours worked per week to personal bankruptcy rate to share of adults getting adequate sleep.
How mindfulness can transform your hellish commute into an oasis
How we commute to work sets the tone for the rest of our day, but for too many of us, it’s a lousy experience filled with rotten smells, honking cars, and miserable passengers.
5 hacks this 26-year-old CEO uses to survive traveling all the time
Take it from someone on a plane half her month.
5 ways to unwind and ward off burnout
Can you actually prevent burn out?
This is what your pre-bed routine reveals about your work personality
Whatever small action you take before bed can say a lot about your personality type.
Survey: Salary is more taboo than sex, marriage woes and STDs
We are more willing to bring up our messy marriages, conniving coworkers, and declining health before we bring up salaries with our closest friends.
This may be the key to making your next meeting tolerable
Though banishing all meetings sounds like a nice solution, it's just not realistic.
How to deal with a crying coworker or employee
How do you let a coworker who is crying at work know they aren’t being ignored without encroaching on their personal space? Here are a few tips to consider, depending on the situation.
Four do’s and don’ts when a coworker confides in you about their mental health
Let`s face it, no one wants to have an illness of any kind least of all one where you may be judged.
How to rebound after not landing a big promotion
Here's how to cultivate positive meaning after being passed over for a promotion and rebound more brilliantly than ever before.
Studies say drinking coffee can be good, unless you’re doing this
You may only be reaping the positive benefits if you are drinking your coffee a certain way.
4 ways to beat the bad weather blues
Spring weather may not be here yet, but that shouldn't stop you from embracing the new season.
What I learned from Sheryl Sandberg’s class on resilience
I took Sheryl Sandberg's class on resilience. Here's what it taught me that can be applied to our careers.