Movement is medicine.
I caught a bad case of writer’s block in April. My creative spirit was dim, and I was desperate to get my mojo back. When a friend asked me to join her on a 127-kilometre hike, I initially said, “no,” because I should have been brainstorming stories. When my partner said, “go, it will give you inspiration,” I was reminded of the power of nature to rejuvenate creativity. I set off into the Australian bush: each step became an inquisitive spark of new content, wouldn’t it be cool to write about how sport can help us thrive in our lives?
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Six strategies for success.
With three games left in the season, my women’s soccer team won the league and claimed first place with a 13-point lead. It might surprise you that last year we were a losing team. We’re a skilled bunch who strategize, play our positions, and strike hard, but that’s not why we became a winning team. We won this year because we overcame our self-doubt and built self-belief. On and off the pitch we practiced three things consistently: communication, connection, and confidence.
People who practice vulnerability build a strong team foundation to navigate tomorrow, says The Resilience Project Founder Hugh van Cuylenburg.
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Being productive is about mastering your attention, not making to-do lists, according to Nir Eyal, author of Indistractable. Here’s how to get back on task and control your life.
This is the first interview in a new series by Sync.com called Five Questions With, in conversation with global thinkers about how we can lead better lives.
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