Monthly Archives: June 2011

Ways to Be Happier, Less Stressed and More Resilient.

This post introduces you to a very creative designer, Stefan Sagmeister, who also had the discipline to review the scientific literature on happiness, He points out some things that, surprisingly, do not influence your happiness. Then, he explains some ways … Continue reading

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A Plain Vanilla Application of Tactical Breathing to Increase Resilience

I use tactical breathing regularly. In this post I will describe a recent experience in which the breathing tool really helped. Reading this detailed account of how to use it while being challenged from several directions may help you apply … Continue reading

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Tactical Breathing Can Stop Stress on the Spot

Breathe. Controlling your breathing really helps you in stressful situations. A time-honored technique , controlled breathing helps you manage stress reactions on the spot. This post introduces you to “tactical breathing” also called “combat breathing.”. The tool helps firefighters race … Continue reading

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