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In the era of the Internet we are subject to a massive volume of data, and information is available almost everyday, at every time.

We are overloaded with information. Not only from news, chats and apps we use on a daily basis. Most of the times, we use digital tools and social media in our working routine, especially if we’re working remotely.

That’s why being able to optimize the use of social media and digital tools is becoming necessary. Knowing how to manage your online activity is essential both for your productivity and for your well-being.

So, what to do to cut the side effects of such tools? …

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Negative self-talk is one of the main causes of self-sabotage. We are our greatest persecutors. We know and perceive that, but somehow we can’t stop the loop.

Why do we act so harsh on ourselves? Why do we tend to minimize our achievements and give a huge importance to our failures? Is there anything we could do to stop the loop of self-deprecation?

The answer is yes, there’s so much we can do to stop self-sabotage.

Being conscious of our negative self-talk is already a great achievement. So, please, reward yourself for that. Be extremely kind to yourself. You deserve it. …

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Cover picture by Simon Migaj on Unsplash

We are constant wanderers. Both on the inside and outside. We find hard to concentrate on a task for more than a few minutes and we feel the need to escape our routine when it becomes too much.

We are connected with and deeply influenced by the environment that surrounds us.

Everything that happens around us has the power of lifting us up or pulling us down and influencing our mood. We may feel nervous, anxious, happy, joyful, stressed, according to the people that surround us and the events we come across during the day.

As a consequence, we can deduct that what happens on the outside changes our inner world, in that limitless spiral of bonds and connection we all are involved in. …

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Cover picture by Road Trip with Raj on Unsplash

Once in a while, it may happen.

You’re on the rise. Having the time of your life. You’re doing a job that fulfils you, surrounded with people with whom you experience a deep connection. You tune in to your innermost desires and things become clearer: what you love doing and makes you feel whole.

And then, out of a sudden, this ideal, glowing situation seems to crash.

Suddenly, for the most unexpected reasons, thing seem to break apart. …

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Saying thank you is something that we do frequently, but I fear that most of the time we do it mindlessly. Do we really feel its meaning ? Do we really experience gratefulness when we say these words?

What I perceive, at least from my experience, is that sometimes we are just too used to the words thank you that we forget about their powerful meaning. It happens something similar when we say sorry (sometimes more than needed). But let’s keep this for another time.

I’m going straight to the point: why is gratefulness so important? Why it makes us feel so good? …

About

Claudia P.

Writer, blogger, lifelong learner with a specific goal: to constantly inspire and motivate others by sharing positivity and uplifting stories.

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