Exercise: Good for the Body, Good for the Brain

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryIn popular culture, the term “muscle head” gets applied to people who seem to be more about the physical than the mental. may be time to rethink that label as science is continually connecting more and more dots between physical exercise and increased brain function.Behavioral studies have long demonstrated a clear connection between exercise and improved memory and cognitive function.

Exercise: Good for the Body, Good for the Brain

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryIn popular culture, the term “muscle head” gets applied to people who seem to be more about the physical than the mental. may be time to rethink that label as science is continually connecting more and more dots between physical exercise and increased brain function.Behavioral studies have long demonstrated a clear connection between exercise and improved memory and cognitive function.

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Workplace Muscle: Increase engagement and performance by exercising your strengths

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" Instead, go a little deeper, like “I was able to lead my team to complete the project on time and under budget by working with them to overcome concerns and roadblocks. If compassionate listening is your thing, there may be a non-profit helpline out there that’s just waiting for you to enrich their callers’ lives.For over 35 years CONCERN: EAP has helped some of the world's most recognizable organizations enhance employee resilience, wellness, and productivity.

Mind Your Emotional Intelligence

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library What do 90 percent of high achievers have in common? Sometimes, the exercise of observing what you’re feeling in the moment is all you need to begin to move forward positively It may surprise you, but it’s not high IQ. It’s high EI, or emotional intelligence. Recent studies suggest that people who have developed strong EI skills tend to earn more and enjoy more success in general compared to those who rely on their IQ alone.

Mind Your Emotional Intelligence

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library What do 90 percent of high achievers have in common? Sometimes, the exercise of observing what you’re feeling in the moment is all you need to begin to move forward positively It may surprise you, but it’s not high IQ. It’s high EI, or emotional intelligence. Recent studies suggest that people who have developed strong EI skills tend to earn more and enjoy more success in general compared to those who rely on their IQ alone.

Cope with Stress & Become More Resilient

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDespite what your social media feeds might show, life has its challenges. Exercise. Yes, exercise has other benefits besides bigger biceps. If you'd like to be able to handle what life throws at you with greater ease, the following steps can help:Get the Right Attitude. It is so tempting to assume a "victim mentality" and blame others, especially when it really does seem like it was someone else's fault.

Your Silver Linings (Pocket) Playbook

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library. Research links optimism with greater resilience and improved satisfaction in our jobs, our relationships and in life.For example, participants in a study at University of California, Berkeley were asked to complete a set of optimism exercises and goal visualization tasks daily for three weeks.

Your Silver Linings (Pocket) Playbook

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library. Research links optimism with greater resilience and improved satisfaction in our jobs, our relationships and in life.For example, participants in a study at University of California, Berkeley were asked to complete a set of optimism exercises and goal visualization tasks daily for three weeks.

Cope with Stress & Become More Resilient

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDespite what your social media feeds might show, life has its challenges. Exercise. Yes, exercise has other benefits besides bigger biceps. If you'd like to be able to handle what life throws at you with greater ease, the following steps can help:Get the Right Attitude. It is so tempting to assume a "victim mentality" and blame others, especially when it really does seem like it was someone else's fault.

Cope with Stress & Become More Resilient

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDespite what your social media feeds might show, life has its challenges. Exercise. Yes, exercise has other benefits besides bigger biceps. If you'd like to be able to handle what life throws at you with greater ease, the following steps can help:Get the Right Attitude. It is so tempting to assume a "victim mentality" and blame others, especially when it really does seem like it was someone else's fault.

Mind Your Emotional Intelligence

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library What do 90 percent of high achievers have in common? Sometimes, the exercise of observing what you’re feeling in the moment is all you need to begin to move forward positively It may surprise you, but it’s not high IQ. It’s high EI, or emotional intelligence. Recent studies suggest that people who have developed strong EI skills tend to earn more and enjoy more success in general compared to those who rely on their IQ alone.

Keep Excited and Carry On

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library How do you approach a situation that makes you anxious? the HBS experiment a group of 140 students were asked to participate in a speech-giving exercise. If your standard response is to tell yourself to calm down, you’re in good company. When hundreds of people were polled as part of a Harvard Business School (HBS) research experiment, over 91% of them thought the same way.

Keep Excited and Carry On

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library How do you approach a situation that makes you anxious? the HBS experiment a group of 140 students were asked to participate in a speech-giving exercise. If your standard response is to tell yourself to calm down, you’re in good company. When hundreds of people were polled as part of a Harvard Business School (HBS) research experiment, over 91% of them thought the same way.

Keep Excited and Carry On

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library How do you approach a situation that makes you anxious? the HBS experiment a group of 140 students were asked to participate in a speech-giving exercise. If your standard response is to tell yourself to calm down, you’re in good company. When hundreds of people were polled as part of a Harvard Business School (HBS) research experiment, over 91% of them thought the same way.

Mental Wellbeing: It's Good for Your Mind and Body

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library An ancient Latin saying goes, “a healthy mind in a healthy body.” For hundreds of years, it’s been the motto for athletic clubs and sporting associations, which often use it to emphasize that physical exercise and health are essential for mental wellbeing. Though we’re generally aware how important it is to stay physically fit (eating well, exercising, visiting doctors, etc.),

Setbacks Are a Big Part of Success

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDid you know that accomplishing new things and failing at them can both contribute to your success? Every accomplished task is a learning opportunity and something to celebrate. Even the small wins give you confidence and motivation to move forward.The same is true for those efforts that don’t go as well. Setbacks give you the opportunity to build resilience and learn new ways to approach a challenge.

Setbacks Are a Big Part of Success

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDid you know that accomplishing new things and failing at them can both contribute to your success? Every accomplished task is a learning opportunity and something to celebrate. Even the small wins give you confidence and motivation to move forward.The same is true for those efforts that don’t go as well. Setbacks give you the opportunity to build resilience and learn new ways to approach a challenge.

Setbacks Are a Big Part of Success

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDid you know that accomplishing new things and failing at them can both contribute to your success? Every accomplished task is a learning opportunity and something to celebrate. Even the small wins give you confidence and motivation to move forward.The same is true for those efforts that don’t go as well. Setbacks give you the opportunity to build resilience and learn new ways to approach a challenge.

Mood Lifting Tips for a Quick Pick-Me-Up

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryFeeling a bit sad? Even mild exercise can lift your spirits. We all feel this way occasionally. Next time you need to turn around a bad day, try one of these proven tips to lift your mood and help you feel better.Honor your feelings. Allow yourself to feel your emotions without judgment. Make time for family and friends.

Mood Lifting Tips for a Quick Pick-Me-Up

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryFeeling a bit sad? Even mild exercise can lift your spirits. We all feel this way occasionally. Next time you need to turn around a bad day, try one of these proven tips to lift your mood and help you feel better.Honor your feelings. Allow yourself to feel your emotions without judgment. Make time for family and friends.

Create Happy Habits

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryThose who are consistently happy tend to follow a set of habits that generate a more lasting sense of contentment in their lives. Sometimes making room for new habits means setting aside old ones.Write It DownMake a list of behaviors and activities that make you happy, like exercising or listening to your favorite music.

Create Happy Habits

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryThose who are consistently happy tend to follow a set of habits that generate a more lasting sense of contentment in their lives. Sometimes making room for new habits means setting aside old ones.Write It DownMake a list of behaviors and activities that make you happy, like exercising or listening to your favorite music.

Create Happy Habits

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryThose who are consistently happy tend to follow a set of habits that generate a more lasting sense of contentment in their lives. Sometimes making room for new habits means setting aside old ones.Write It DownMake a list of behaviors and activities that make you happy, like exercising or listening to your favorite music.

An Anytime, Anywhere Relaxation Technique

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Ah, relaxation. Now, starting with your head, continue this cycle with different areas of your body, all the way down to your toes, focusing on any areas that feel particularly tense.Perform as many repetitions of the tense and release exercise as you like, and over time you’ll be able to adjust the technique to suit time constraints and circumstances.

An Anytime, Anywhere Relaxation Technique

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Ah, relaxation. Now, starting with your head, continue this cycle with different areas of your body, all the way down to your toes, focusing on any areas that feel particularly tense.Perform as many repetitions of the tense and release exercise as you like, and over time you’ll be able to adjust the technique to suit time constraints and circumstances.

Mental Wellbeing: It's Good for Your Mind and Body

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library An ancient Latin saying goes, “a healthy mind in a healthy body.” For hundreds of years, it’s been the motto for athletic clubs and sporting associations, which often use it to emphasize that physical exercise and health are essential for mental wellbeing. Though we’re generally aware how important it is to stay physically fit (eating well, exercising, visiting doctors, etc.),

Mental Wellbeing: It's Good for Your Mind and Body

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library An ancient Latin saying goes, “a healthy mind in a healthy body.” For hundreds of years, it’s been the motto for athletic clubs and sporting associations, which often use it to emphasize that physical exercise and health are essential for mental wellbeing. Though we’re generally aware how important it is to stay physically fit (eating well, exercising, visiting doctors, etc.),

An Anytime, Anywhere Relaxation Technique

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Ah, relaxation. Now, starting with your head, continue this cycle with different areas of your body, all the way down to your toes, focusing on any areas that feel particularly tense.Perform as many repetitions of the tense and release exercise as you like, and over time you’ll be able to adjust the technique to suit time constraints and circumstances.

Deep Leisure Comes with Surprising Performance Benefits

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryCreative Hobbies Can Boost PerformanceEvolving communication and productivity technologies enable us to connect and engage with our work in ways we couldn’t have dreamt of even ten years ago. Example activities: Clubbing Shopping Gaming Binge-watching TV or sportsSocial media immersion Typically, exercises creativity by drawing on innate talents and helping develop new skills.

Deep Leisure Comes with Surprising Performance Benefits

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryCreative Hobbies Can Boost PerformanceEvolving communication and productivity technologies enable us to connect and engage with our work in ways we couldn’t have dreamt of even ten years ago. Example activities: Clubbing Shopping Gaming Binge-watching TV or sportsSocial media immersion Typically, exercises creativity by drawing on innate talents and helping develop new skills.

Anxiety is natural. It doesn’t have to be second-nature.

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryAnxiety, a form of worry or uneasiness, can be a common reaction to stress. Click here for more about that, including steps for a mindful breathing exercise to help counter negative rumination loops.Exercise – Physical activity can be both a preventive and a remedy.

Anxiety is natural. It doesn’t have to be second-nature.

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryAnxiety, a form of worry or uneasiness, can be a common reaction to stress. Click here for more about that, including steps for a mindful breathing exercise to help counter negative rumination loops.Exercise – Physical activity can be both a preventive and a remedy.

Deep Leisure Comes with Surprising Performance Benefits

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryCreative Hobbies Can Boost PerformanceEvolving communication and productivity technologies enable us to connect and engage with our work in ways we couldn’t have dreamt of even ten years ago. Example activities: Clubbing Shopping Gaming Binge-watching TV or sportsSocial media immersion Typically, exercises creativity by drawing on innate talents and helping develop new skills.

Anxiety is natural. It doesn’t have to be second-nature.

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryAnxiety, a form of worry or uneasiness, can be a common reaction to stress. Click here for more about that, including steps for a mindful breathing exercise to help counter negative rumination loops.Exercise – Physical activity can be both a preventive and a remedy.

Mood Lifting Tips for a Quick Pick-Me-Up

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryFeeling a bit sad? Even mild exercise can lift your spirits. We all feel this way occasionally. Next time you need to turn around a bad day, try one of these proven tips to lift your mood and help you feel better.Honor your feelings. Allow yourself to feel your emotions without judgment. Make time for family and friends.