6 Ways to Make Better Decisions .

How do leaders leverage themselves, especially in the area of making good decisions? Group input is highly valuable for the best decisions; however, overconfidence can cause a leader to go solo when he or she feels it suits them. This usually leads to the erosion of others’ confidence in the executive’s ability to lead. There […]

Health Benefits of Cold Showers

Health Benefits of Cold Showers Brace yourself. Sure, it sounds miserable, but standing under chilly water in the morning could improve your physical health—and your outlook on the world. Cold showers have been the secret weapon for everyone from the ancient Spartans, who thought it made them tougher, to James Bond, who claimed they made […]

Distorted Thinking Patterns That Contribute to Anxiety

Distorted Thinking Patterns That Contribute to Anxiety.

Anxiety is widespread and epidemic. It’s a problem that attacks the body but germinates in the head.

Much of our anxiety comes from telling ourselves a bad story. The dialogue usually goes something like this:

  • You’re not smart enough for this job. 
  • You’re too young, too old, don’t have any experience, can’t learn new things fast enough.
  • It’s just a matter of time before you are exposed. 
  • People wouldn’t respect you if they really knew you.

If you change your story, you can change your life. Start by recognizing the voice in your head, listening to what it’s saying, and identifying (and then dumping!) faulty thinking patterns.

Here are seven of those thinking distortions that fuel anxiety:

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Steps to Get Others Interested In Your Ideas

Steps to Get Others Interested In Your Ideas. People are always asking me, What’s the next step? They have a great idea, cause or issue they’re fired up about, but are unsure of what to do next. Well, if you want to start a business, create a new book club or change how your team works together, […]