"Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful." - Buddha In eastern philosophy, the key to happiness is … Read more about The Importance of Gratitude
As we explored in Attachment Theory Part One, the attachments formed in childhood may affect a person physically, mentally, and emotionally throughout a lifetime. If a child develops a healthy attachment to a caregiver, he or she will more likely develop a secure attachment throughout life and … Read more about Understanding Attachment Theory and Addiction: Is There a Link?
"Tell me what it was like growing up." "Let's go back to your childhood." "What was your relationship like with your parents?" These questions come from psychologists and therapists around the world to the point where they can become annoyingly cliché. Those sitting across from a … Read more about What is Attachment Theory? Part One
Simply put, childhood trauma is a risk factor for almost any health issue that may develop years down the road. From depression and anxiety to cardiovascular disease, cancer, and obesity, childhood trauma can not only be a direct cause of these physical and mental issues, but what’s worse, … Read more about How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
Burnout and depression are like the chicken and the egg – it’s difficult to tell which one came first. Are you feeling depressed because you’re burned out at work? Or, are you feeling burned out at work because you’re depressed? Executive burnout is a tricky issue to spot, but it is an … Read more about Executive burnout, depression and addiction: Some things to know
by Renee W. As a recovering alcoholic who has been enabled by well-meaning family and friends, I have a strong stance on this issue. When I was drowning in my addiction, I manipulated my family and friends as all addicts do. Some fell into the destructive cycle of enabling me … Read more about How to Know if You’re Enabling an Addiction
In 2018, 595,000 people in the U.K. alone suffered from workplace stress. Executive stress and burnout are ever-rising issues in today’s workplace but recognising the signs and symptoms can sometimes be tricky. After all, is burnout a feeling of exhaustion? Is it a feeling of apathy? Or … Read more about Executive stress: How to tell if you’re close to burning out
There are two types of work in the world: busywork and real work. Busywork is all the in-between things that come with your job, like emails, meetings, planning, meetings and emails, and real work is the work you’re actually supposed to do, like that big project that you need to deliver to your … Read more about How busyness leads to bad decisions