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Anxiety on Rise Among the Young in Social Media Age

The number of young people in the UK who say they do not believe that life is worth living has doubled in the last decade, amid a sense of overwhelming pressure from social media which is driving feelings of inadequacy, new research suggests. In 2009, only 9% of 16-25-year-olds disagreed with the statement that “life [...]

5 Things To Stop Saying Today If You Want More Success And Happiness

Here are the top five things you need stop saying to yourself and to others, if you want a better career and life: “This is not so bad – I can tolerate it.” So many people I’ve worked with seem to want to remain blind to how their daily work-lives are hurting them. They think [...]

By |2018-05-07T14:46:35+11:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Positive Attitude Toward Math Improves Achievement

For the first time, scientists have identified the brain pathway that links a positive attitude toward math to achievement in the subject. In a study of elementary school students, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine found that having a positive attitude about math was connected to better function of the hippocampus, an important [...]

By |2018-01-29T16:22:27+11:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: Science & Research|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Scientist Finds Secret to Thriving

What it takes to thrive, rather than merely survive, could be as simple as feeling good about life and yourself and being good at something, according to new research. From a teenager studying for their exams to an employee succeeding at work, thriving can be seen at all ages and across all cultures. Until now [...]

By |2017-09-18T15:49:36+11:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Society & Culture, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

7 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is One Of The Fastest Growing Job Skills

Talent Smart According to the World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs Report, emotional intelligence will be one of the top 10 job skills in 2020. The awareness that emotional intelligence is an important job skill, in some cases even surpassing technical ability, has been growing in recent years. In a 2011 Career Builder [...]

By |2016-05-29T18:52:54+11:00May 28th, 2016|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Barriers to Success

Mission Australia The focus of this year’s survey was to uncover what young people perceive to be the main barriers to success. The results revealed that academic ability, financial difficulty and a lack of job opportunities are believed to negatively affect a young person’s ability to achieve their goals in life. • Alcohol [...]

Breast-Fed Babies Grow Up Smarter and Richer

Babies who were breast-fed for at least 12 months have higher IQs and could earn an extra £200,000 in their lifetime compared with bottle-fed youngsters, scientists have suggested. Researchers followed 3,500 infants for 30 years, recording how long they spent in education, their employment and earnings and their level of intelligence. They found that breastfeeding [...]

3 Critical Ways to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence 

Shutterstock With the discovery of Emotional Intelligence (EI), we now know that your professional success is as much predicated upon your emotional intelligence (and some would even argue more so) than your IQ. Your emotional intelligence is at the core of many, if not all critical "soft skills" that influence most of your [...]

How Successful People Stay Calm

1. They appreciate what they have 2. They avoid asking "what if" 3. They stay positive 4. They disconnect 5. They limit their caffeine intake 6. They sleep 7. They squash negative self-talk 8. They reframe their perspective 9. They breathe 10. They use their support system. - Patrick Begley via How to stay calm and be [...]