It is common during challenging times to feel that our confidence fluctuates depending on the situations and the level of energy available to deal with them. When there is a lot of uncertainty, we are likely to have many questions and wonder about our ability to deal with challenges. Confidence builds by developing our knowledge and skills. As we learn
The rate of change is increasing due to technology advances, impacting our ways of working. We need to develop our ability to manage change while maintaining our energy and health to be productive and live a meaningful life. Every day we face situations we would not have faced twenty or even 10 years ago. To cope with the changes we need to adapt, and to
Postponing working on an important task? You are not alone. Several authors, including William James and Franz Kafka, had difficulty getting started with their writing. They experienced self-doubt about their work, and like many of us, hoped inspiration would come to provide ideas to complete the task What is procrastination? We delay getting our work done when we
The first couple of weeks of the year have come and gone. Many of us have created the space in our day to advance on them, and persevered, although it is challenging to be consistent. When we miss a day or two, our determination decreases, making it more difficult to start again. It is demotivating and frustrating
New Year is a time to reflect on what gives us purpose and meaning. We evaluate the previous year, reviewing what was challenging, what we did not do, and what we achieved. We focus on what changes we want to make, to continue to pursue what is important for us to lead a meaningful life (Pigliucci, 2017).