“Reduce Stress By Changing How You Think” presents some of the ideas of Don Joseph Goewey, who talks about how we can rewire our brain to reduce stress. The Forbes article also presents 10 Tips for Stress Free Living.
I love this article, “How Selfish Are You?.” If anything sums up where those of us dedicated to self-awareness and personal development end up, in a pretzel, this article does. Is it better to serve others or serve oneself? Is it better to be a Buddhist or a capitalist? Or are they mutually exclusive? No, Steve Pavlina says there is no reason to tie yourself up in knots.
“Making is a celebration of an alternative and powerful way of knowing and of thinking things through,” says Elliot Washor in a blog post on the Huffington Post. He talks about his organization helps kids “make their way in the world” – literally – and about the importance of using your hands to figure things out. Making something with your hands – whether it is cooking, building something or even putting something back together again – is a powerful tool for getting unstuck or unblocked. Our brain needs a tangible connection to where we are in the world, and the hands are that connection. Try making something of yourself!