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5 Ways You Can Encourage Resilience in Your Employees

Although gratifying, work can be a stressful place. Employees go through a lot on a day-to-day basis keeping up with project statuses, co-workers being out of the office and (sometimes) unhappy clients. Stress is a growing concern in the workplace...

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3 Ways Extraordinary Leaders Motivate Employees

Given the extraordinary low levels of engagement in the U.S. workforce — a recent Gallup poll showed that 70% of employees are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work — many leaders are looking for solutions. Some turn to material perks...

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10 Ways to Feel Better About Your Body

Do you think that you’re fat or have thunder thighs? Or is it your nose or ears that bother you? You’re not alone. We all have something that we wish we could change about our body. For some people this becomes an obsession and can lead to...

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Grow a Key Inner Strength

What do you need?

The Practice:  Grow a key inner strength.Why?

We all have issues – including demands upon us, stresses, illnesses, losses, vulnerabilities, and pain. (As Alan Watts put it: “Life is wiggly.”) Of course, many of our issues – in the...

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What Helps Carry Your Load? Feel The Support

What helps you carry your load?

The Practice: Feel the support.


We’re all carrying a load, including tasks, challenges, worries, inner criticism, mistreatment from others, physical and emotional pain, loss and illness now or later, and...

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Give Them What They Want

What’s up with these people?

The Practice: Give them what they want.


Research shows that relationships are built from interactions, and interactions are built from moments. A critical moment in an interaction is when one person wants something...

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Cultivate Goodwill

Do people ever make you mad?

The PracticeCultivate goodwill.


As the most social and loving species on the planet, we have the wonderful ability and inclination to connect with others, be empathic, cooperate, care, and love. On the other...

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How Nature Helps Our Brains and Bodies

I’ve been an avid hiker my whole life. From the time I first strapped on a backpack and headed into the Sierra Nevada Mountains, I was hooked on the experience, loving the way being in nature cleared my mind and helped me to feel more grounded and...

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Yoga for Teens: Unleash Your Inner Warrior

By Meghan Meade

You might find it odd that there are yoga poses named after violent warriors. I mean, yoga’s supposed to be about peace, acceptance and calm – right?

Right! That’s why the warrior pose is really about warding off our own stress –...

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