Boundaries

How to Survive the Holidays as an Introvert

If you’re an introvert like myself, you may have lived experiences similar to my own, where you find the holidays more draining than fun. In order to survive the holidays as an introvert, you may have to work particularly hard at making decisions that will conserve your energy. Are you

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Self-Awareness

5 Powerful Self-Care Tips to Get You Through the Holidays

If you’re someone who manages to get through the holidays without an ounce of stress, I admire you. For many of us, juggling the obligations of work, holiday activities and increased family commitments can leave us feeling exhausted after the holidays.  This can sometimes even be true if we’ve taken

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Corporate Wellness

How Can Leaders Manage High Emotions in Work Meetings?

A few months ago, our 9 year son was having a really rough night.  His anxiety had gotten the best of him and he was terrified to go to sleep.  After much work and patience, he finally fell asleep at 10pm, only to awake again at midnight.  From the minute

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Active Listening

The Attention Crisis: Is Technology Really to Blame?

People are not paying attention to one another the way they used to. We’re simply not present in our interactions with others the way we used to be. You know what I’m talking about, right? Have you ever had the experience of being at a restaurant with someone who is

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Effective Communication

How to Deal with a Serial Interrupter at Work

Hi, I’m Lindsay Lapaquette and I’m a serial interrupter. I’ll admit it. It’s really hard for me to wait my turn to talk. The reason why people can have a tendency to interrupt can be related to a variety of different causes. In my own case, it’s partially due to

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10 TIPS

How to Navigate a Difficult Conversation at Work

Are stressful interactions at work leaving you feeling frustrated or even exasperated?

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