Influencing People – “I think” or “I feel”, which Persuades You the Most?

Everyday people try to persuade us. Politicians, family member, managers and  organisations do their best to convince us that their idea, product or solution is the only alternative or the ultimate and best. We work hard to convince friends and families that our point of view is superior. The influencing game is hard and often …

Make a Quick Intuitive Decision

Do you regret afterwards when you have made a quick decision? What influences your feelings? The number of choices? The time? Or? Imagine that there is a cloth on the table. Under the cloth, there are 40 chocolates, arranged in rows of 8 pieces. There is a short label placed in front of each piece. …

Happiness at Work

Arbejdsglaede is a Scandinavian word that means happiness at work. Alexander Kjerulf recommends the following suggestions to help us perform at least one random act of kindness at work. Bring someone a cup of coffee, without them asking Leave a flower on someone’s desk Leave a nice, hand-written note for a co-worker Help someone carry …

The Emotional Life of Your Brain – Book Review

Are you feeling gloomy and miserable? Neuropsychologist Richard Davidson and science writer Sharon Begley book “The Emotional Life of Your Brain” may provide you with some insight into your emotions and even give you some inspiration about ways to challenge and change your outlook on life. One hundred years ago, psychologists and biologists were interested …