Diminish critical thoughts by harnessing inner warmth and self-compassion

The voice inside our head that’s filled with doubts, criticism and negative thoughts can often plague our view on certain scenarios and experiences. Maybe we don’t go for a promotion because our inner critic doesn’t think we’re up to the challenge, or perhaps we ruminate on negative social experiences, constantly replaying what happened.  Self-criticism affects […]

Why mindful breathing improves your attention span at work

The ping of an email landing in your inbox. The constant social media notifications and updates. The quick chats by the water cooler.  In our work days, there are so many things to distract us that it means we focus less on the things that matter. Chances are that email can wait, but you find […]

Catastrophic thinking: How to manage negative thoughts

Dwelling on the terrible things that might happen if you do something wrong or don’t say the right thing is something we all experience, especially if the stakes are high.  If I mess up this presentation or my boss gives me a poor performance review, then I’ll lose my job and it will be the […]

Learn how to rewire your brain with optimistic thinking

Is your glass half empty or half full? How we look at the world can often impact our experiences. With a positive mindset, we can shape our outlook on life and rewire our brains to frame our experiences with hope, optimism, and confidence.  In this post, we’ll explain why optimistic thinking is so important and […]