How about adjusting your sitting posture right now?

How about adjusting your sitting posture right now?

Sitting at a desk for a long period, we tend to crane the neck, hunch forward the shoulders and round the back. Studies indicate that sitting up straight increases self-confidence and alertness. It also supports proper breathing and a healthy spine.

So here is a resilience practice we invite you to cultivate this week:
I pay special attention to my sitting posture keeping my spine long and straight.

Who will you listen to actively today?

Who will you listen to actively today?

Active listening invites you to go beyond the words. It suggests to take note of the body language, the facial expression and the tone of voice. Active listening shows respect, builds empathy and creates trust.

So here is a resilience practice we invite you to cultivate this week:
During conversations, I focus on the speaker and do not interrupt.

How about closing your eyes…right now?

How about closing your eyes…right now?

Most jobs are now performed in front of a computer screen and it is very easy to get tired. For an immediate refresh, close your eyes for a few seconds, then let go of all the muscles around the eyes. The University of Surrey scientists even say that shutting eyes frees up brainpower!

So here is a resilience practice we invite you to cultivate this week:
I practice instant relaxation, closing my eyes a few seconds, several times per day.

Which relationships will I nurture today?

Which relationships will I nurture today?

Relationships – at home and at work – require our sustained attention and care. A 75-year longitudinal study from Harvard Medical School (The Grant Study) concluded that the quality of our relationships has the greatest positive impact on our sense of fulfillment.

So here is a resilience practice we invite you to cultivate this week:
I put time and energy to nurture relationships that matter the most.

What are the three main actions I want to accomplish today?

What are the three main actions I want to accomplish today?

By setting priorities, you create clarity and direct your energy towards what matters the most. When you stay focused, you increase your efficiency, and eventually your sense of accomplishment.

So here is a resilience practice we invite you to cultivate this week:
I take three minutes every morning to clarify my priorities for the day and choose the three I want to focus on.