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The Positive Side of Failure

The Positive Side of Failure

Failing sucks. The lousy feeling you get after you fail is unavoidable. But it’s this experience of negative emotion that drives improved performance the next time around.  Activist Courtney E. Martin broadens this concept when she examines failure in the context of political activism, in Lion's Read More...

Desperately seeking security?

Desperately seeking security? How learning about attachment styles can improve your relationships

Sensations of comfort and calmness from a close relationship are developed from a young age. Children are taught they should derive love and security from their relationships. Children who experience close and rewarding personal relationships with family and friends are taught to seek our Read More...

3 practices that will help mak

3 practices that will help make work a less stressful

If you want to make your life less stressful overall, addressing the stress that comes from the workplace is a good place to start. Our always-on culture has made it harder than ever to relax away from work, with constant pings and notifications keeping us on our toes. To limit the stress that work Read More...

How to rewire your brain to fe

How to rewire your brain to feel more happiness

Recent studies show that your brain can be rewired through neuroplasticity.  This means that you’re able to delete negative brain connections to improve or even eliminate anxiety, along with other forms of chronic negative thought processes. There are many ways you can start to change the brain Read More...

Feeling stressed? These 3 prac

Feeling stressed? These 3 practices will help you let go

Too much stress can have terrible consequences on both your mental and physical health, but what we don’t often realize is that many of the things we stress about don’t deserve all that anguish. Instead of letting those things drive you crazy, sometimes it’s better to just let go of the Read More...

How to get better at handling

How to get better at handling negative feedback at work

Receiving negative feedback at work can be a tough egg to swallow, but it can be easier to digest if we know how to approach it. Growing the ability to respond gracefully to negative feedback pushes us to continue growing in our role and helps us to build better relationships with coworkers.  When Read More...

You can learn a foreign langua

You can learn a foreign language by practicing 1 hour daily

Picking up a new language can do more than just boost your CV. It can make you smarter, more empathetic, and improve your cognitive abilities overall. And while finding the time to commit to a new language can be a challenge in itself, experts agree that it’s more than possible to make meaningful Read More...

Too hard on yourself? Why a li

Too hard on yourself? Why a little self-compassion can take you a long way

Did you know that you are innately more likely to be critical of yourself than you are to be compassionate? Yep, it's wired in that beautiful brain of yours to give yourself a hard time. Whether it's not acknowledging your achievements, or taking yourself down for things you wish you did better, Read More...