This misquoted, misinterpreted and misunderstood myth came back into my mind recently, because of how many studies and stories continue to be taken out of context, and how so many facts are not being checked, causing them to be misreported, resulting in misleading people.
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A Lesson in How to Design Your Ideal WorkLife That Keeps You Motivated
What is it you find yourself doing when you’re completely engrossed and the time just passes by and you have to remind yourself to stop to eat and before you know it the morning has turned into evening and you can still continue with what you’re doing into the night?
Most Significant WorkLife Transition: From Supreme Judge to Nomadic Social Media Marketer
We had to rule things in or out; or if they fell into the maybe category we had to find a way of understanding why this WorkLife choice may or may not work and then rule it in or out. And so the process continued.
1 Simple Way to Effectively Plan your WorkLife Learning and Development
Aisling was already planning her next quarterly personal off-site, and until then she had her Joie De Vivre List of Places To Go, People To Be With, and Things To Do, to work (and play) through, to help her live her life to the full in the short-term, in the knowledge that these actions would help her, in time, to achieve her long-term dreams and aspirations.
6 Heartfelt Stories of Acts of Kindness That Led to a Community of Caring and Connectivity
There is a need to ask different questions to get to new places. Questions to help people see themselves in a new light, to tell their story, to help them pivot.
How to Create a WorkLife You Love That Fulfils Your Wants and Needs
Creating a WorkLife you love that fulfils your wants and needs, will be ongoing throughout the chapters of your WorkLife. We all have more than one career or side-hustle within us, should we choose to change our WorkLife path at our different WorkLife stages.
How to Make the Best of Option B When Life Throws You a Curveball
Stories of what people did when life threw them a curveball, when they had to regroup and rethink their WorkLife plan. Stories of sometimes unimaginable pain and loss. Stories of courage and strength in the face of adversity. Stories of resilience, reinvention and ultimately recovery.
4 Time Travel Powers and the Power of Book Wisdom to Navigate Difficult Times
Along the path of Aisling’s learning, she discovered the concept of mastering the art of time travel, specifically mental time travel. Through the powers of self-awareness and observation, recognising and acknowledging what was happening in the present – this is what led Aisling to begin her daily journaling practice. Fast forwarding to think about the future, rewinding to think about the past, and using counter-factual thinking to transport herself to an alternative timeline. All of this had given Aisling the capacity to find meaning in the mundane and happiness in the midst of sadness, and make time pass faster or slower at will.
How Understanding Your Core Motivation Will Help You Fulfil Your Hopes and Dreams
Our personal motivation is a much more complex matter than just finding a ‘good skills fit’, and while skills and motivation are related, they’re certainly not the same. Skills can be limited if they’re not energised by an innate motivation.
How Origin Stories Help Tell People’s Amazing WorkLife Achievements
Origin Stories matter because as people we love stories. We’re curious about a person’s story that made them who they are. Stories help us to understand and relate to each other.