This article approaches the four universal biological motivations and challenges that every (mammal) adolescent on our planet must face on the journey to adulthood: how to be safe, how to navigate hierarchy, how to court potential mates, and how to leave the nest.
Negativity bias, Losada ratio and why negative emotions scream, while positive emotions whisper
I invite you today to look at the negativity bias: this is a very important concept, and I bet you are probably familiar with it already.
We say that negative emotions scream while positive emotions whisper.
Six Types Of Procrastinators, And How To Lead Them With Compassionate Accountability®- by Dr. Nate Regier
This is an article about how PCM can explain the different types of procrastinators and what can we do to help. It was written by Dr. Nate Regier, a PCM certifying master trainer and I am happy to share it with you.
Four Styles of Communication Every Leader Should Master – by Dr. Nate Regier
Author and Co-founder of Next Element, Dr. Nate Regier is a certifying master trainer for Process Communication Model. For years, I have been reading his articles on his company’s blog, listened to his podcasts and participated in some of the webinars he has organised. I thought it would be great to share some of his articles with you too, on my blog, as they brought me a lot of value and I bet they will do the same for you. We’ll start with an article about the four styles of communication that PCM discusses.
5 steps to help you recover from an amygdala hijack
In the book “Search Inside Yourself”, Chade-Meng Tan describes 5 steps that can prove useful to recover from an amygdala hijack and regulate our emotions.
The breathing practice that calms anxiety and increases resilience
Many of the resilience-building exercises and practices can take a lot of time to work. The good thing about the breathing practice I am presenting to you today is that you can do it ‘on the spot’, without needing to physically disengage from the stressful/anxiety-inducing situation.
The Science of Gratitude
Today I want to share with you some things I’ve learnt during the NeuroMindfulness Coach Certification with regard to the science of gratitude. I’m sure you’ve heard many times about how gratitude can really help us in many ways, but you’ve probably wondered if there’s any study to back this up. Well, yes, there are …
The Neuroscience of Sleep
In 2020, I’ve discovered Matthew Walker’s book, ‘Why we sleep’ and it really stayed with me and, in a way, it shocked me to find out how important our sleep (and the quality of it) is for our good health. Reading this book about the neuroscience of sleep made me buy myself a smartwatch that …
Podcasting about PCM with Crina Penteleychuk (in Romanian)
I was happy and honoured to be invited by Crina, another beautiful human and PCM Trainer I am grateful to know, to her podcast “Mind the Training” (in Romanian). Time flew by while we were podcasting about PCM, more specifically about distress and distress behaviours. How to recognise them and what to do about them.
Emotional Regulation: The (Simple) Neuroscience Behind the ‘Name it to Tame it’ Technique
You’ve might have heard the phrase ‘name it to tame it’ when talking about getting your emotions under control. Let’s see the (simple) neuroscience behind the reason why this really works!