“No feeling is final.” – Rainer Maria Rilke There is no such thing as an inherently “bad” emotion. The ability to experience a broad range of emotions is a natural, healthy part of being human. However, most of us know that plenty of emotions may feel incredibly uncomfortable, while many other emotions seem universally desirable.…

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“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Mahatma Gandhi Stress is inevitable… and it’s not necessarily a bad thing. When stress comes in the form of eustress, it can serve as a valuable motivating force that helps us spring into action, maintain necessary momentum, or stay alert and focused. On the other hand,…

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“Don’t do any task in order to get it over with. Resolve to do each job in a relaxed way, with all your attention. Enjoy and be one with your work.”- Thich Nhat Hanh The clock ticks “work time.” No matter what time of day your workday begins, it’s not uncommon to experience increased cognitive load…

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“The field of consciousness is tiny. It accepts only one problem at a time.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  When you’re immersed in an incredibly busy or hectic day, your mind may be bouncing around between many thoughts and your emotional state may react to stimuli with a heightened sense of anxiety, agitation, or fear. For…

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“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” – Mahatma Gandhi How often do thoughts, worries, or other mental distractions interfere with your ability to focus on the task at hand? Sometimes worrisome thoughts get in the way of feeling alert, calm, and present. When your mind feels as if…

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“Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” – Mahatma Gandhi In this very moment, how might the assumptions you make, the thoughts running through your mind, and the actions you take create…

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 “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi What is it about elite athletes that makes them stand out from the rest? It requires more than raw physical ability or athletic background to have that special something that defines this group. Many sports fans, aspiring athletes, and…

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