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Resilience

The secret of harnessing your inner resources

Two businessmen are bankrupted: how come one of them continues to bubble with new ideas while the other just throws in the towel? Why does a misplaced remark gnaw away at someone for days when others can simply shrug it off?

Stress, burnout and depression are the afflictions of our time.

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The Office Bible

Everything you need to know to do a better job

One day. Loads of problems. All the answers!

Offices are more than just common human habitats - they are also conflict zones that exert a massive influence on people's behaviour, psyche and well-being. They are akin to small local communities, with their own (largely ...

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Motivation

How Parents Can Support Their Children

Interest, curiosity and enjoyment in learning are powerful motivators. If a child feels motivated when it's studying it will work with greater perseverance and concentration, achieving better results in the long run. Sometimes learning can become an experience in itself, particularly if the ...

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Body Intelligence

What you need to know to stay young

How to stay young - even if you're growing old!

When do you start growing old? At 30? At 50? At 70? Or even later? According to scientists, there's no hard and fast rule. Countless scientific studies leave us in no doubt that our lifestyle has a major influence on how youthful ...
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Katharina von der Gathen

Tell Me the Facts of Life

101 real-life children's questions about an exciting topic

Everything children really want to know about sex-and aren't afraid to ask

How much sex education do primary school children need? As much as they ask for, say the experts. And what exactly is it that children want to know? When teaching primary school classes about the human ...

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How I Set Out to Buy some Milk and Came Home with a Bicycle

The deeper truth behind our decisions

Many of our decisions have no major influence on our lives, while others are a matter of do or die. And some of them are so insane in retrospect that we can hardly believe we took them. A single good or bad decision can change the course of our lives forever. But what influences our decisions?

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Emotional Leading

The art of leading yourself and others

How to harness the power of inspirational leadership

Our actions are generally geared towards experiencing as many positive and as few negative emotions as possible. That goes for our work as well as our private lives. But what actually generates emotions? How do they come into being?


Contentment

Contentment is a pretty reliable emotion. It may be less thrilling than the euphoria of happiness, but it has the advantage of being a great deal more stable and enduring. Rooted in in a basically positive mindset - a fundamentally life-affirming attitude - contentment is governed more by the mind ...
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The Art of Making an Impact

The Secret of Self-promotion

We tend to assume that charismatic people are blessed with a natural gift. But Steve Jobs, Madonna and Angela Merkel all started small. Much of what we do on a daily basis - the clothes we wear, the words we choose, our postures, facial expressions and gestures - is a form of self-presentation.

What people learn from life

Some people leave a lasting impression because they seem to know more about life then we do. When Peter Wagner met such a person-a landlady who had recently lost her son yet nevertheless managed to exude warmth and cordiality-he couldn't get the question out of his mind: What ...


Au Pair Grannies Take on the World

The children have left home, retirement has come and gone, so what now? A trip abroad is a great opportunity to make new friends and enjoy new things: a chance for fresh ideas to take root. When she founded the Granny Au-Pair agency, Michaela Hansen created a platform for international cultural ...


The Office Coach

Optimum solutions for problems at work

Expert advice - proven in the field

We spend 38.5 hours per week in the office, and more often than not that means stress. Nicola Holzapfel examines the typical daily frustration factors, and demonstrates how we can strive for a more harmonious atmosphere in the ...