3 Sunday Habits For a Successful Week at Work

Few people like Sundays – or at least Sunday evenings. People start feeling the dread that usually comes with Monday’s morning. I must say that I stopped feeling that since high-school, simply because I realised that everything was pretty much “head-made”. If you like to feel bad about yourself, your work and life in general as soon as Sunday goes by, well then keep navigating through your blues, but if you are fed up of feeling the unnecessary negativity associated with Mondays then you need to work out your attitude and thoughts. At least, that was what I did and it worked pretty well as I am always looking forward to welcome another Monday ever since. Continue reading 3 Sunday Habits For a Successful Week at Work

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How Food May Be Compromising Your Work Performance

We usually think about food and its effect on our body as separate from the way we feel, think and behave, but what we eat affects enormously our brain’s function and therefore our emotions, thinking and actions. Hence, what we eat also impacts how we work and the fact that you may feel sleepy ater lunch or alert at night might well be a result of your daily eating habits (please see the post on “sugar coma” to know more about this), because it’s the great diversity of food-nutrient combinations that allows our body and mind to function as they do. Continue reading How Food May Be Compromising Your Work Performance

The Fear of Not Being Good Enough at Work

I rather prefer to be myself, which I am more and more comfortable with, than to act like someone that I am not. And as soon as I grasp this, the fear of not being as good as other researchers goes away; it becomes smaller and smaller, until it fades away. Maybe I do indeed take more time, maybe I don’t get as much opportunities, and maybe I won’t publish, but at the end of the day I want to feel like a functional human being and I am certain that I don’t want to go back to that stage in which I have no aspirations besides living in my office. Continue reading The Fear of Not Being Good Enough at Work