Tag Archives: stress

How to fail better and not spiral into anxiety every time you make an ass of yourself #happiness

Recently I screwed up big time at work and panicked. It’s been a while since I experienced such anxiety when your heart races, you get tunnel vision, beat up yourself endlessly and your mind is engaged into a negative thought loop, … Continue reading

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Minimalist happiness: radical saving as a way to liberation

Universe seems to have given me the answer to my question about work vs freedom vs money. Minimalism is the answer.

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Don’t worry, be grumpy by Ajahn Brahm #happiness #talk

I have been sceptical of Google talks before. They seemed too long. However I am glad I stuck out with this one by Ajahn Brahm (a Buddhist monk from Australia). Even despite the poo story somewhere in the second half … Continue reading

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Patience and perspective – learning from people who piss you off

A somewhat negative post perhaps, however this information was very useful to me in the last couple of months, when I had to deal with a lot of negativity, and a few negative people. Below is my summary of the strategies you could use … Continue reading

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This video will change how you think about stress… and maybe even save your life

In studying the science of happiness, it’s interesting how sometimes you get a new perspective on the same thing or several different perspectives come into one and reveal something new. I’ve recently blogged on how thinking about stress symptoms as signs … Continue reading

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Forget happiness! How do you stay sane in times of stress?

Last 2 weeks were mad. My team and myself did not sleep properly and faced some tough timelines while having had to deliver top notch strategic work. What do you do to stay sane, when you have such intense periods in … Continue reading

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Need More Than 24 Hours A Day? Think Again

In my recent post about stress I have discovered that apparently stress has same physical symptoms as courage (this is not scientific but seems plausible enough), so in some cases it may make sense to reframe feeling stressed as being brave. … Continue reading

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