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5 Steps to Starting a Journal

The practice of keeping a journal has been around for a long time. People from all backgrounds and levels of success have kept journals, from ship captains and presidents, to jailed prisoners and Holocaust victims. Journals can come in a variety of formats and serve multiple purposes. They can be one of the most effective ways to support your self-awareness, capture ideas, and achieve your goals.

Learn the 5 keys to getting your writing process going.

How to Deal with Loss

If you are dealing with a loss and struggling to make sense of it all, you are not alone. Even though we know loss is a part of life, the impact on us mentally, physically, and emotionally can take its toll. But no matter what type of loss you are experiencing or how deep your feelings of sadness, disappointment, shock, or fear is, there are things you can do to help.

Here are 7 keys to dealing with loss so you can start feeling better and move forward.

5 Keys to Honing Your Play Skills

The old saying, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” is more than just a fun party line. Failing to take time to do things that support your well-being can lead to burnout and illness. Play supports your emotional well-being and helps fuel your creativity, imagination, and problem-solving ability. Just like your work-related talents, the ability to play well is a muscle that needs exercising.

Here are 5 keys to honing your play skills for maximum benefit.

How to Deal With Burnout and Get Your Life Back

If you’ve been feeling burned out right now, at your job or in your life, you are in good company. There’s been studies that have suggested that up to 77% of U.S. professionals right now are feeling burned out. That was based on a study by Deloitte in the last 18 months. There’s also been studies done by, and, with burnout rates ranging anywhere from 52% to 69%. So this is a big problem. The question is, what can you do if you’re feeling burned out?

Learn how deal with the signs and symptoms of burnout so you can get your life back.

Dealing with Difficult People

We all have days when we get frustrated with other people.   It’s natural to run out of patience sometimes. But there is something you can try doing that can make a big difference when these situations come up.

Discover one idea for dealing with others you find difficult that can help alleviate stress and conflict.

The 6 Questions to Ask Yourself to Re-Evaluate Your Life

If you’ve been thinking more about where you’re headed with your life these days, you’re not alone.  With the amount of massive disruption and change and uncertainty that’s been going on, it’s not uncommon to have some questions.  Questions about where you want to go in your life, what the quality of your life is like, and how happy you are. 

Learn 6 questions you can use to help re-evaluate your life.

5 Skills to Boost Your Happiness

Ever wonder why some people seem to be happier than others? They seem to have figured out how to make the most of life no matter what the circumstances. Research suggests that your happiness can be influenced by a number of factors, including what proactive steps you take to boost positive emotions.

Learn the 5 skills to practice and master that when used regularly, can vastly improve your level of day-to-day happiness.



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