A sad reality: even in the modern world, many of us choose our careers based on what others think is best for us. While many people follow others’ advice, some are simply stuck at a job because they are unaware of the different career change options out there. Your career path should not be decided …
What’s you carry with you from day-to-day says a lot about who you are and what’s important to you. What do you carry with you, and what could change?
We’ve all been involved in different groups, teams, or committees in our work. Sometimes, it’s a wonderful experience. So what makes a successful team?
Changing careers can be daunting at any point in life, but you shouldn’t let your age hold you back. Find a career that’s right for you with these tips.
We’ve all been there – you’ve got 100 things on your to-do list and at least half of them are urgent. You know you can’t fit them all into your day, or even your week, so how do you prioritise them?
No matter what stage of your life and career you’re at, I’m sure there is plenty for you to be thankful for. Unfortunately, we often take these things for granted and focus, instead, on the negative things in our lives and the challenges we have to face.
We often find ourselves under pressure, whether that’s at work or in other parts of our lives. How we respond to this pressure can play a big part in our success in that situation. Imagine you have to present an idea to your seniors at work, for example, in pursuit of a major project that could further your career.
For most of us, there just isn’t enough hours in a day. Tasks get pushed into tomorrow and before you know it you’re starting the weekend with a huge ‘to do’ list. How do you make sure that you prioritise the right tasks?
We may like to think that we’re always right, but every now and again something happens where the blame genuinely falls on you. When this happens, you need to resist the urge to go on the offensive or retreat into your shell. Yes, it’s time to admit to your mistakes and make a genuine apology for them. This isn’t easy for a lot of us, so here are a few tips to help you through it. Remember everyone has a different view of the world, and interactions – your view may not necessarily be right. You may have wittingly, or unwittingly, caused offence or distress so take ownership of it. This is a major source of self- growth.
I don’t know about you, but I for one am prone to overthinking. Whether it’s lying in bed at night obsessing over trivial things, or doubting yourself on major decisions because you’re overthinking them, overthinking can lead to increased anxiety and destroy your productivity and decisiveness.
It’s safe to say that it’s usually a bad thing if you are attaching to your thoughts. Sometimes it’s best to let them pass and not overanalyse. Sleep on things and let your brain process what’s happening overnight. So, let’s look at a few ways you can avoid overthinking.