Category Archives: Wellbeing

How can music boost your performance? The science behind the benefits of music in the workplace.

Listening to music in the workplace can positively boost your performance. What’s more, the benefits are multiple: Helping to improve mood Preventing daydreaming and distractions from work Providing company when the office environment is too quiet In fact, data from The Sound of Productivity Report reveals that 79% of people would benefit from listening to music at […]
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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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Silence and innovation

How do we use silence? The summer already started, what a joy! Is time for admiration and awe in front of sunset, in front of the clear sky, in front of nature. Lately I found myself many times dwelling on the idea of silence, the use of silence. How do I experience silence, how do I […]
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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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Fit for Business

Fit for business Pretty much everyone appreciates the value of regular physical activity for health, but for some people the challenge is finding the time to “fit it in”. I noticed that many individuals in the corporate environment have enjoyed previously active lives and have often excelled in sport. However, as their career has progressed, […]
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