Self-Awareness

How to Get Yourself Out of a Productivity Funk

Have you found yourself hitting periods of time when you struggling to focus on your work? In conversation after conversation lately, people keep telling me how hard it has become to focus. I hear them berate themselves for not getting enough done.  For not working fast enough.  For not doing

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Self-Awareness

This New Year Focus on Being Instead of Achieving

As we head into the new year, our social media feeds become filled with ideas and suggestions about goals or resolutions that we can pick to improve our lives or to make us better people. But what if all of this striving to be somebody different than who we are

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Mindfulness

Letting Go of Your To Do List to be Present

Are you someone who tends to keep yourself super busy most of the time? Did you know that staying busy most of the time can be an unconscious strategy to prevent us from feeling the more difficult feelings we are experiencing in our lives? Curious to learn more?  It’s called,

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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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Effective Communication

Uncover the Most Frequent Source of Conflict and How to Manage It

According to the DISC® Model of Human Behaviour, the most frequent source of conflict between individuals accounts for 80% of conflict. Curious to know more? I certainly know that we can all use a little less conflict in our lives… The factor that underlies 80% of all conflict pertains to

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Corporate Wellness

Setting Boundaries Around Personal Opinions at Work

Have you ever been part of a conversation at work where someone is sharing a personal opinion about someone else on your team and you’re left feeling uncomfortable? Here’s a prime example that I’ve been witness to.  A client was considering assigning a project to a member of his team. 

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Mindfulness

The Secret to Getting More Done

Do you find yourself unsuccessfully trying to get more done in a day? Does it feel like no matter what you try, you just can’t manage to get everything finished? I hear you… There seems to be more and more on our plates nowadays. The boundaries between work and home

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Mindfulness

How to Fit Mindfulness Into a Busy Day

Mindfulness is not just a set of exercises.  It Is a way of approaching the world that leaves us feeling more accepting and less stressed.  It teaches us to accept things just as they are in the present moment. Mindfulness is a way of training the brain to respond differently

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Boundaries

The Importance of Setting Boundaries

Personal boundaries are so important. A boundary is a guideline around how you need others to behave or how you’ll accept people behaving towards you. It’s also how you respond when people are stepping over the limits of what you need. You’ve likely been in a situation where you’ve said

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