Category Archives: Positive mindset

Culture Shock, what are the benefits?

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Girl it’s spring. Fresh up!

Girl, it’s spring. Start fresh.. Today it’s the first day of March. A new START! In Romania, the 1st of March is a reason of celebrating spring, power, freshness, new vigour. These moments are called: Martisor.  Mărțișor is a Romanian celebration (found in Albania, Bulgaria and Italy too)  at the beginning of spring and the […]
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On becoming resilient

On becoming resilient in the workplace You probably heard many times recently a lot about being resilient, becoming resilient, embracing resilience in the workplace, at home. But what does really mean to be resilient? When I looked at the definition of resilience, I found this:  “Psychological resilience is defined as an individual’s ability to properly adapt to stress […]
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Habits of a good mental health 

Life is full of ups and downs. Even though we try to stay positive and happy, sometimes we just can’t help but feel a little down. Things don’t always go as planned. Disappointments, rejections, hurt, worries, illnesses, jealousy, annoyance — all of these things can occur to make us feel very uncomfortable in our own […]
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The effects of music on our wellbeing

Have you ever heard a song on the radio that was upbeat and melodic and perhaps took you back to a happy time in your life, maybe childhood? If so, then you have probably experienced the almost instant boost music can give our mood and outlook. On the other hand, if you’ve ever sat through […]
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The attitude of gratitude

An understanding of happiness and wellbeing In his book “Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being“, Seligman (the father of positive psychology), offers a simple practice that promises to enhance your wellbeing that I found very interesting— the “Gratitude Visit”. Though to the cynical eye the exercise might appear both old-fashioned and overly self-helpy, […]
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More women in the team, better for the business

The Comfort Principle in Female Entrepreneurship Firstly, I’ll share with you some interesting facts about female entrepreneurship in the UK. Maybe the gap between male entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs is closing, but it still exists. UK Female Entrepreneurship: key facts Women account for under a third of those in self-employment, but over half the increase in […]
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Is your behaviour the result of a Positive Mindset?

 Is your behaviour the result of a positive mindset? Once we have opened our mouths and words have blurted out, we cannot reverse the process. We know the importance of thinking before speaking and acting. Forgetting to think first can land us in trouble. It is behaviour that directly connects to results, even though thinking […]
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The heart of a WINNER

As she was sitting on the chair, looking at the blue sky, she remembered the words that her grandmother used to whisper in her ear when she was a child: “Good seeds come from good plants and bad seeds come from bad plants. But seeds are invisible. They remain dormant in the depth of the […]
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On getting things done

What SMALL STEP can motivate others and yourself to complete tasks Imagine this: In one sunny day (very possible in Belfast) you and your friend meet up for a coffee. After you order and pay for your drinks, the waiter hands you a loyalty card and explains to you that every time you buy a […]
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