Week 4 – A Note of Gratitude – The Science of Happiness
On our 4th week of the 12 Weeks of Wellbeing, we’re focusing on gratitude.
Did you know that it is scientifically proven that one of the greatest contributing factors to overall happiness in your life, is how much gratitude you show?
When you’re feeling stressed and under pressure, your mind is usually focused on the negatives; everything that is causing you stress, anxiety and an overwhelming sense of pressure. We are transfixed on our ability to deliver, also usually in a negative mindset and we begin to believe we are underperforming… which also comes with further stress!
When stressed, we release cortisol which increases our heart rate. We can get hot, sweaty, flustered and we don’t think clearly. Stress clouds our judgment and ultimately, we don’t make the best decisions when we are stressed. In moments of high pressure, try this exercise...
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