“The way I think about it is that there are temperamental or personality characteristics that are genetically influenced, like risk-taking, or whether you’re an introvert or extrovert,” said Karestan Koenen, professor of psychiatric epidemiology at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Reader View · 2 min read · Jul 1st · Why is it easier to give advice to a friend rather than to ourselves? Psychology expert Steve Magness, who has coached executives and sports teams like the Brooklyn Nets boost their mental strength,… · Shared by 841, including Daron Larson, Martin Soorjoo
Using second- or third-person language in your self-talk creates distance between an experience and our emotional response. This linguistic trick allows us to zoom out. When we broaden our worldview beyond a self-immersed world, we move from emotional reaction to action. So the next time you’re in a stressful situation and in need of motivation, instead of saying to yourself “I can get through this,” say ”[Your name] can get through this.”
Reader View · 6 min read · Jul 30th · Performance coach Steve Magness shares 5 insights from his book, Do Hard Things: Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness. · Shared by 1279, including Ines Bieler, Martin Soorjoo
Feelings and emotions are messengers from our bodies that relay what’s going on. Don’t shun them; decipher their language instead.
Reader View · 4 min read · Jun 20th · What we can learn from rejections. · Shared by 3566
If you hear "yes" at every single career stage, you probably did not reach high enough. If you never hear "no," chances are you did not take many risks (or you are just exceptionally talented, lucky, or both).
Reader View · 10 min read · Jul 14th · We all have reflexive bad habits in relationships. They're due to what psychologists call "schema." Here's how we can fix them... · Shared by 680
As Russ Harris says: you’re not the weather, you’re the sky. The feelings will pass and you will remain. You can outlast them. You’ve done it countless times before in the past. The feelings will dissipate and you’ll be fine again — as long as you don’t engage in those bad behaviors and make things worse.
Reader View · 4 min read · From 2020 · In a new study in mice, researchers discover exercise helps animals cope with stress by enabling an uptick in a crucial neural protein called galanin. · Shared by 272, including Matthias Lampe, Gregor B. Rosenauer, Nrupal Akolkar, Gabriele
Reader View · 2 min read · From 2020 · Get inspired to learn some new ways to practice mindfulness, and manage your emotions. · Shared by 244, including Katja Evertz, Dorlee Michaeli, MBA, LCSW, Niklaus Gerber, Stephanie A Kowalski, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer, Thomas Power, Real Marsha Wright®