“What matters is not the events but the way you react to them.” Epiteto Acceptance – what do I want you for? One of the greatest sources of unhappiness is not what happens to you but your resistance to accepting yourself, others and the events that happen to you. You ask yourself: “But how can […]
How to manage stress in everyday life?
Stress accompanies your life and is familiar to you. In your daily life, the tension you often experience is accompanied by impatience and irritability which are expressed, to a greater or lesser extent, in your reaction to the unexpected, setbacks or conflicts. Your mood changes at the slightest opportunity when plans do not go as […]
5 myths about mourning
“The poet is a pretender Pretends so completely That he even pretends it’s pain The pain he really feels.” Fernando Pessoa What is grief ? Grief is a normal reaction to the loss of someone or something that one considers valuable and that needs to be lived in order to move on with one’s life. […]
I can’t stand it any longer
“I can’t take it anymore!”, shout voices that signal signs of emotional exhaustion congregated in a chorus with states of indifference, apathy, feelings of failure, self-devaluation that create the conditions for a symphony, in several voices, of physical and mental exhaustion, disengagement and personal disconnection. What makes this “I can’t take it anymore” state of […]
After all, what is productivity and how does it relate to wellbeing?
World Productivity Day is celebrated on 20th June. This is a subject that many people talk about, but is not always consensual, or rather, does not have the same understanding for everyone. Perhaps you think that this is more a question for managers and economists, but if you consider that your productivity is always a […]
Why does it hurt to have hope?
In Clarice Lispector’s short story, “A Hope” is an insect almost without a body, but which has a soul, and therefore needs to be watched over so that it does not disappear, through lack of attention or care, and emerge, at the end of the story, soul and body like a flower that is born. […]
Emotional Intelligence: Myths and Reality
“He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened” Lao-Tsé If you have emotional intelligence, you know yourself well; you easily recognise emotions in yourself and others; you know how to control yourself; you are motivated and strive to improve yourself or get what you want; and you intentionally influence others. But, […]
Don’t give up: resilience an art of resistance
“Do not surrender, … do not give in: even if the cold burns, even if fear bites, even if the sun sets and the wind dies down, there is still fire in your soul, there’s still life in your dreams.“ Mario Bennedeti Do not give up, do not surrender, do not give in even when […]
Give thanks to life!
I give thanks to life and celebrate Simply Flow, as I move my fingers that strum the computer, and try to make music with the loose words that come together in sentences, pretend thoughts and play melodies as I celebrate the 4th year of this blog dedicated to health and wellbeing. Honour life to the […]
If I was not insufficient… I was beyond
“A little more sun – I was hot, A little more blue – I was beyond. To reach, I lacked a stroke of wing If only I remained below“ Mário de Sá Carneiro You fall short when you do not feel sufficiently loved in a relationship although everything seems to fit together, but deep down […]