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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Mind Your Emotional Intelligence

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library What do 90 percent of high achievers have in common? 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. Sometimes, the exercise of observing what you’re feeling in the moment is all you need to begin to move forward positively

Mind Your Emotional Intelligence

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library What do 90 percent of high achievers have in common? 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. Sometimes, the exercise of observing what you’re feeling in the moment is all you need to begin to move forward positively

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. Studies have shown that top performers tend to sleep and rest more than average performers. 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.

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. Studies have shown that top performers tend to sleep and rest more than average performers. 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.

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. Studies have shown that top performers tend to sleep and rest more than average performers. 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.

Mind Your Emotional Intelligence

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From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library What do 90 percent of high achievers have in common? 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. Sometimes, the exercise of observing what you’re feeling in the moment is all you need to begin to move forward positively

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. This study is one of many demonstrating that it may be better to reframe stress rather than trying to minimize it.A If your standard response is to tell yourself to calm down, you’re in good company.

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. This study is one of many demonstrating that it may be better to reframe stress rather than trying to minimize it.A If your standard response is to tell yourself to calm down, you’re in good company.

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. This study is one of many demonstrating that it may be better to reframe stress rather than trying to minimize it.A If your standard response is to tell yourself to calm down, you’re in good company.

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. Studies show that the longer you keep at a habit, the more likely you are to keep going. 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. Studies show that the longer you keep at a habit, the more likely you are to keep going. 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. Studies show that the longer you keep at a habit, the more likely you are to keep going. 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.

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.