The Happiness Collective Gratitude is an emotion similar to appreciation, and positive psychology research has found neurological reasons why so many people can benefit from this general practice of expressing thanks for our lives, even in times of challenge and change. To begin though, we need to define what we mean by “gratitude.”
Evolve Chronicles Failure signifies something miserable; something worth staying clear of. We talk about people who failed in whispers and secrets, just as we hide our own disappointing failures from our colleagues and the people we love. However, failure is inevitable, but it's also the catalyst for learning and growing. Isn’t it about time we embrace it more?
The Happiness Collective The goal of a mind sweep is simple:** Get whatever is in your head OUT of your head and into a trusted and reliable system where you can then make decisions about them. Although the mind sweep is part of a bigger Getting Things Done productivity system, it can also be used as a great stand-alone tool to help you organize your thoughts into next actions.
Evolve Chronicles Too many of us settle for less. Too many of us grow complacent; too afraid to try something new, so we lock ourselves in a comfort zone (because after all, it’s safe there). We all get in a rut every now and again and that’s okay! However, it’s when we nestle into a perfectly comfortable comfort zone that our problems with progress begin.
Evolve Chronicles All too often, we go through life filling in the gaps of our knowledge with our own ideas of what the truths are, but it’s also the gaps we are not aware of that can have just as great an impact on us. Those very gaps may make all the difference in whether we’re being heard or not.
Evolve Chronicles When we think about how we build a company that stands the test of time, it's often the little things we can do in our day-to-day work environments can go a long way to helping us build happier, more engaged and motivated teams. We don’t have to all the things and we don’t have to do it all once.
Tools & Practice When we think about how we build a company that stands the test of time, it's the little things we, as Zapponians, can strategically introduce into our day-to-day work environments can go a long way to helping us build happier, more engaged and motivated teams. The strengths of our teams will enable us to dictate the change we all want to see in the future of our company.
The Happiness Collective Treat others as you’d like to be treated. As simple as this mindset is, there is one small thing we don't often put enough attention on. Before we can "treat others" in any way, we first to be aware of how we're putting ourselves out into the world. Here is some advice on how we can do just that.