Two years ago I hit a wall. A proverbial wall of course – similar to that of marathon runners, when they can’t see a way forward, and stopping is the easier option. Except mine was a ‘business wall’ where stress levels started to overwhelm and bed was better than facing the day. Twenty two years in business was taking its toll and I was low on ideas and motivation. But then I came across startup weekend Dublin and registered to…
From historical roots to new science – the following are some of the books I used when researching stress. Similar to those in part 2, some of these books are not specific to stress, although two of them are. The other ones mentioned helped enhance my knowledge of the many factors which can influence the production and manifestation of stress, including: biological, physiological, psychological, environmental, social and experiential.
I’m a big believer that mindset and thinking are crucial towards mental strength and wellbeing. In fact – its not just me – the evidence is overwhelming – you are what you think.
I write this in advance of a privileged occasion. The occasion is a meetup titled Neuroscience & Education. I have been invited to present a social initiative I am developing called the Winning Minds Movement – which provides educational solutions for children and young peoples mental wellbeing The invite came from a role model of mine – David Pollard – co-founder of Learning Tech Labs – the group I will present to. It’s a group of people who have provided great…
Winning Minds Monday – Education Empowers Adam Harris is on a mission: to empower the autism community in Ireland through education Adam started his mission back in 2013 and has made incredible progress in creating awareness around the challenges faced by those with Autisim. He does this through his “As I Am” organization website and social media channels.