Happiness at work is the best antidote to stress. Stress doesn’t necessarily come from working too much but from feeling bad while you work.
People who are happy at work tend to enjoy life more and have better health, stronger relationships and a greater sense of purpose. They also have a huge positive impact on the organisations they work for – evidence shows that happier staff are more productive, creative and committed.
Happiness at work has traditionally been seen as a potential by-product of positive outcomes at work, rather than a pathway to business success.
Ryan and Deci offer a definition for happiness in two views: happiness as being hedonic accompanied with enjoyable feelings and desirable judgments and they define happiness as being eudemonic, which involves doing virtuous, moral and meaningful things.
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Did you know that one of the most important keys to success is positive thinking?
A positive person anticipates happiness, health and success, and believes he or she can overcome any obstacle and difficulty.
It brings optimism into your life, and makes it easier to avoid worries and negative thinking.
Negative thoughts, words and attitude, create negative and unhappy feelings, moods and behavior. When the mind is negative, poisons are released into the blood, which cause more unhappiness and negativity. This is the way to failure, frustration and disappointment.
Positive thinking can give you more confidence, improve your mood, and even reduce the likelihood of developing conditions such as hypertension, depression and other stress-related disorders.
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The benefits of slow eating include better digestion, better hydration, easier weight loss or maintenance, and greater satisfaction with our meals.
Meanwhile, eating quickly leads to poor digestion, increased weight gain, and lower satisfaction.
Another benefit of eating slowly is that it seems to increase water consumption during meals. A new scientific study shows that eating more slowly can decrease your food consumption and prevent overeating.
According to a Japanese Study, eating too fast is associated with insulin resistance.
You may have already heard of the Slow Food Movement, started in Italy almost two decades ago to counter the fast food movement. Everything that fast food is, Slow Food isnt. (Slow Food is an organization that promotes local food and traditional cooking. It was founded by Carlo Petrini in Italy in 1986 and has since spread worldwide).
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