Why Zebra’s don’t get ulcers …..

May 30, 2017 |  by  |  Humour, Linkedin Blog

In his book, “Why Zebra’s don’t get ulcers,” psychologist Professor Robert Sapolsky says that what you think not only determines how happy you are, but also how healthy you are.

sunil.

Sapolsky argues that two weeks vacation to offset a year’s worth of stress isn’t enough.

If you stress daily, then you need to de-stress daily by,

  • choosing one thought over another. Its our greatest weapon against stress.
  • stopping and sitting in silence. The fastest acting and best relief comes from not just slowing down, but stopping and switching off completely.
  • having a purposeless pause at the beginning and end of each day where you surrender to what is, let go of what was, and trust in what will be.

Sapolsky’s research found that sitting in silence separates you from stress, whilst increasing perspective, energy and creativity.

It’s time for my purposeless pause.

Here’s this weeks humour. Until next Sunday …..

Humour

beer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As Dave’s company had achieved its best ever results, it was decided that the annual conference would be held in Hawaii.

Soon after landing, Dave was sipping a margarita in the sunshine by the pool overlooking the Pacific.

He then joined the rest of his colleagues at an introductory briefing.

“We’ve arrived in paradise on an all-expenses paid jolly, so why Dave, do you look like death warmed up?” asked Dave’s colleague Simon.

“Just as I was about to text my wife, I heard the call to attend the briefing, so I quickly finished typing my text but didn’t spellcheck it,” replied Dave as he passed over his phone to Simon, which read:

We’ve landed in paradise and are enjoying cocktails by the pool. Wish you were her.

  • Carer to old aged pensioner: “I hear you got arrested for anti-social behavior for playing Englebert Humperdinck songs on full volume all night long.”
    Pensioner: “Police released me, let me go …..”
  • Someone has been dumping soil on my garden ….. the plot thickens.
  • Cashew – the sound of a nut sneezing.

Live big & love deep.

Sunil

Sunil Bali

As well as being a recognised authority on personal branding and peak performance, Sunil is a critically acclaimed author and blogger. His corporate experience includes roles as Head of Talent on behalf of Vodafone Group, Santander (UK) and Cable & Wireless Europe. Sunil has also run a multi-million pound recruitment business, and is a Non Executive Director. Sunil’s first degree in Sports Science and Psychology fuelled his passion for the psychology of human achievement and well-being. As well as possessing an MBA, he is a qualified Psychotherapist and Executive Coach. www.sunilbali.com

IF YOU ENJOYED THIS BLOG* THEN YOU'LL ENJOY MY BOOKS, WHICH ARE AVAILABLE ON Kindle, iTunes, and in paperback, download the first 2 chapters here.

Recent Posts

Steve Jobs on fear …..

09/11/2017  |  No Comments

Although we're only born with two fears – the fear of falling and the fear of loud noises – research... more

Pig wrestling …..

09/04/2017  |  No Comments

Whilst on holiday in the US I got chatting to an old Kentucky farmer named Bo who told me, "Never... more

LBM Weekly – 24/08/2017

08/24/2017  |  No Comments

Link Business Marketing are dedicated to helping our customers leverage LinkedIn for successful business growth. Our experienced team of LinkedIn... more

What is Business Growth and How Can You Leverage LinkedIn To Achieve It?

08/17/2017  |  No Comments

Business growth is just what it sounds like. When a business gains a certain amount of success, it will subsequently... more

Like us on Facebook: Link Business Marketing