This week I will be posting some of the top entries from my annual “Fun at Work Photo Contest” I will be posting different photos everyday. On Friday, I will post the winning entry. The rules were to send in a photo of something that created fun in your workplace. After all, joy, laughter and […]
Life is like photography–we use the negative to develop. – Swami Beyondanada
…a client complains?… your finances take a nose dive?… you get rejected for the job you want?… your boss loads you down with another work deadline?… the world seems full of social and environmental injustice?… your teen calls you phat-phree?
That response is to immediately look at the bright side, to see the gift, and to view it as a wonderful opportunity to develop. Right? Wrong. The old back brain gets triggered, and you’re in fight or flight response. You get sarcastic, passive-aggressive, petty or crawl in your cave and watch Frasier reruns. That is […]
So what does it mean to upgrade your operating system? Apparently, you can train your brain to stay relaxed, trusting, happy or confident under normally “triggering” events. You simply need to remember times when you’ve done it before and then create a habit or ritual to anchor it. Remember the last time someone else felt […]