Can staying positive have a negative impact?

What we’re looking at this week…

Do you know where your happiness comes from or the different sources?

This graphic, shared by Kimberley Mayes, MD, shows us which chemicals are involved and where they come from. We were surprised to learn that laughter results in endorphins and meditation in dopamine.

Have a look. It may help you figure out the activities that boost different hormones.

What we’re watching this week…

Do you consider yourself to have a positive outlook?

This video from the World Economic Forum warns us about toxic positivity. It can be described as forcing yourself to remain positive, even when it might be inappropriate or damaging. Remember, it’s ok not to feel ok; and it’s absolutely ok to ask for help.

What we’re reading this week…

The ever-changing global situation has seen many leaders adopt flexible strategies and working arrangements that can change and adapt at short notice.

The lack of security, stability, or routine and being unable to reliably plan ahead can be challenging for us.

 

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