Melissa Ress

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10 Ways To Practice Mindfulness If You’re Literally Always Busy

I resisted mindfulness meditation for years because I was convinced I was too busy to take a beat to chill out. It turns out it doesn't work like …

Mindfulness

6 Meditation Alternatives for People With Busy Minds

As a meditation teacher, a lot of people say to me, "Oh I'd love to meditate. I just can't. My mind won't let me." The purpose of meditation is to …

Meditation

7 Quotes That Bring Instant Calm

When a major life event occurs, we can feel as if we are in an unending storm. A calm centre can be hard to find. Equally, many people struggle to …

Thich Nhat Hanh

Centennial students learn about mindfulness and coping with anxiety

With Bongo the stuffed monkey in hand, Trina Markusson told a group of students, “We’re going to sit and take a break.”It was welcome news for at …

Mindfulness

How to Start Meditating and Make It Part of Your Daily Routine

This popular trend in Silicon Valley and Wall Street is also backed by science.<p><b>Over the last several years, meditation has surged in popularity in Wall Street and Silicon Valley.</b>• <b><br>Even though it's trendy, it's still a scientifically proven way to alleviate stress.</b>• <b><br>Apps like Headspace are useful for</b> …

Meditation

The Affordable Self-Care Tool I Keep Under My Desk and Use Almost Every Day

Carving out time for yourself to engage in self-care every single day isn't exactly easy. I've always loved to meditate, but I somehow always come up with various excuses to not do it on the regular. That is, until I got myself a proper meditation cushion.<p>For some reason, having a real meditation …

Meditation

UX Case Study: Calm Mobile App

Welcome to the first UX case study of 2018! Codal hopes you have had a fantastic start to the new year. For those who have followed along with our …

28 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.<p>You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you …

Why Women Need to Drop the 'Chill' Act and Embrace the Hysterical

The pressure to be "chill" is just the modern iteration of calling women "crazy" and "hysterical."<p>For decades now it has been severely out of fashion to deem a woman hysterical. The word, of course, brings to mind to hysteria—a mental illness that only affected women and, for hundreds of years, …

Relationships

The One Non-Negotiable Thing About Every Relationship

I was in a coffee shop the other day and I overheard two women talking about their respective relationships. One was exasperated and losing patience. She couldn't understand why her boyfriend needed to hear her say that she loved him so much. She didn't get why he needed so much attention and …

6 Leadership Lessons I Learned in Conversation With Barbara Corcoran

2. You need thick skin, but not all the time.<p>As an entrepreneur and company leader you become a target from a lot of different angles. People will always be there to agree or disagree with what have to say or what you’re doing. It’s important to be resilient and to stick to your guns, but also to …

5 Mental Barriers to Real Greatness Only You Can Remove

There is nothing more inspiring than witnessing greatness, and watching those who have dedicated their entire life to a craft. Most haven’t thought …

20 Inspiring and Valuable Quotes on Leadership

Every day I pick out a quote that I carry around with me and really spend a lot of time thinking about it. I think about the meaning of that quote and all of the possible ways on how I can adopt that into my way of living.<p>Below are 20 leadership quotes that I have been paying close attention to as …

5 Common Leadership Mistakes You're Probably Making

Credit: Rawpixel/Shutterstock<p>Being a leader comes with a host of responsibilities, including being a good influence on those you work with and who …

7 Surprising Brain Hacks to Build Enormous Confidence

Are you ever held back by a lack of confidence? Does this prevent you from achieving your goals and becoming ultimately successful?I've collected the …

Self-improvement

10 Great Books All Leaders Should Read This Fall

These must-read books will help you tap into your inner leader.<p>It's said that every good leader is a reader. With that in mind, here are 10 new books that will help you step up how you show up as a leader. This list includes wisdom about well-being, culture, human-centered leadership, being a …

Leadership

10 Habits Of Ultra-Likable Leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable …

Body Language

Twenty Great Leadership Quotes

Here are 20 of my favorite leadership quotes. Some are statements about leadership, and others, such as quotes about people or culture, directly …

C.S. Lewis

8 Ways to Be Emotionally Strong in Your Relationships

<i>“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”<br>― Maya Angelou</i><p>I’ll be the first to admit that I used to be emotionally weak in my relationships …

Happiness

GLAMOUR's guide to relationship milestones

Think once you've locked lips with a new flame it will all soon become old hat? Rest assured - you still have some pretty major milestones left to …

8 Things I Wish I’d Known In My First Management Job

Having started out my career as a building site engineer, then a software programmer, all I really wanted was to become a manager. Managers have …

Project Management

20 Habits to Build Your Leadership On

<i>H3 Leadership</i> by Brad Lomenick is the result of experience and a lot of reflection. And we would be foolish not to benefit from it.<br>When he reflected …

Motivation

This Mindfulness Practice Will Give You The Best Sex Of Your Life

Having great sex is the rule for me, not an exception. So, recently, when I had the most unbelievable sex of my life, my breath was taken away for …

Meditation

The Second Golden Rule Of Leadership

Of all the many problems facing today’s business community none is more critical than the quality of the workplace. In the absence of a friendly work setting, employee loyalties quickly dissolve. According to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, employees typically remain in their position for only …

Leadership

How to give and get more love in your relationship

<b>If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on iTunes and Soundcloud.</b><p><i>This one is for Katie – I hope this helps!!</i><p>This is about …