Olympic athletes teach us about performing under pressure, including the importance of rest and recovery, and that resilience can be broken and restored.
Resilience is both the ability to adapt to changes, and to stand firm when change is happening around you. We can practice how to do both.
The field of stress and stress management has more myths than the traditions of ancient Greece and Rome together.
A few months ago I attended the 13th annual conference on Happiness and Its Causes in Sydney.
One of the fundamental principles of the Challenge of Change Resilience Training is that stress is not caused by people or situations but is the self-inflicted habit of ruminating about emotional upset.
There have been many references over the past few years to managers being narcissistic or even psychopathic.
The new buzz-word is 'mindfulness'.
The research programme that underpins the Challenge of Change Resilience programme was based on the fundamental question in science – what's wrong?
The key to understanding what the programme is about is attention.
How is Sir Graham Henry coping with the stress of releasing a book and the furore surrounding his suspicion about match fixing in the 2007 game against France?
Many models have been proposed to try to define and explain stress, but a common feature is a reliance on capacity.
We generally attach relaxation to particular times, such as weekends or the summer holiday.
‘Well-being’ and ‘wellness’ are increasingly popular phrases in the training world, but what do they actually mean?
Control your attention
Let it go
Reacting to world events
What is stress?
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