Choose an activity you like, and then do that activity for as many consecutive days as you can.
Workplaces, in addition to providing critical organizational resources, can encourage employees to undertake a voluntary workplace well-being streak, or employees can commit to their own.
Popular New Year’s resolutions include exercising, learning a new skill and travelling.
New Year’s resolutions can help us aim for a better future, but time management is the real key to actually achieving those resolutions.
Research shows that people who have flow as a regular part of their lives are happier and less likely to focus on themselves.
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Research shows that people with more flow in their lives had a higher sense of well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scientists are beginning to explore what happens in the brain during flow.
You don’t need to pick up exactly where you left off; you can think about how you want your life to look.
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After more than a year of idealizing life without COVID-19, people are starting to reenter ‘normal’ life. Clinical psychology provides guidance on how to prepare for your post-pandemic reboot.
Tracking what you eat is one method proven to work.
Behavioural psychology aims to help us understand why we make the choices we do.
How do we find hope when times are bleak?
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A year of social disconnections, deaths, job losses and political violence may lead some people to feel overwhelmed and sad. A psychologist suggests ways to find and sustain hope.
Try choosing exercise you enjoy.
How to avoid being in the quarter of people who fail to keep their resolutions.
You might feel you’ve failed after ‘only’ recording 9,000 steps when your goal was 10,000. In reality, 9,000 steps might be an achievement. Is it time to ditch specific goals in favour of open goals?
The pandemic has served as a reminder that unexpected events can change our life plans, and has also made it difficult to plan for 2021.
New Year’s resolutions are usually an opportunity to think about long-term goals. The uncertainty and restrictions of COVID-19 make 2021 a good year to focus on ways to help yourself in the short-term.
Don’t worry, be happy.
There are many ways to be happy, but we can also find comfort in the knowledge that our constant dissatisfaction is what makes us human.
The way you pursue your goals can be the difference between maintaining happiness or feeling stressed. Try not to overthink it and break big goals up into smaller, more manageable ones.
Around 30% of people who start FebFast don’t make it through the month without alcohol. But you can increase your chances with careful planning and good support.
Behavioral science has ideas about how to keep on track beyond January.
Forget being super self-critical and whipping yourself into shape. There are ways to set yourself up for success that are far kinder and work better.
Sam Kerr has found plenty of goal-scoring opportunities for the Matildas at this year’s Women’s World Cup.
Analysis of every goal-scoring opportunity at the 2015 Women’s World Cup reveals the most effective ways for footballers to gain possession and create a chance to score.
What does all that data mean to you?
The people who get the most out of self-tracking tend to be ‘systematic thinkers’ who search for meaning in patterns.
Setting achievable goals can help you manage anxiety and work towards the end-of-year results you want.
Research tells us goal setting is important, but not all goals are created equal. Here are five things to consider when setting goals for your final year in school.
A psychologist explains how to improve your ability to respond to challenges.
An expert gives a few tips on what makes the perfect penalty football kick.
It’s exam time. Research suggests that while some students will be pleasantly surprised by how they did on exams, a larger group will falsely believe they did much better on their exams than they did.
Research shows that many students are excessively optimistic about course grades. Those with a stronger sense of personal control are also less likely to receive the grades they expect.
A total 91 per cent of men surveyed at work sites in northern British Columbia said they were interested in learning about healthy eating.
A new workplace wellness program leverages masculine interests and targets blue-collar men - with success.