Posts in the ‘Mental Skills’ Category

How to Find Your Life’s Purpose

Discovering your life’s purpose is a uniquely personal voyage, and it’s totally fine if you don’t have a set roadmap from the get-go. To help you along the way, we’ve put together some practical and heart-centered approaches that can guide you on this meaningful journey: Self-Reflection and Exploration Let’s start with a bit of self-exploration.

How to Boost Morale and Team Spirit in the Workplace

With many people returning to the office after working from home during the pandemic, this is a good time to take a fresh look at how your office functions and if there are any improvements you can make to increase employee satisfaction and therefore increase work production and quality.  Boosting morale and team spirit in

10 Strategies for Feeling More Confident

Feeling confident is a combination of mindset, behavior, and practice. Here are some strategies to help you feel more confident: Positive self-talk: Challenge negative thoughts and replace them with positive affirmations. Remind yourself of your strengths, accomplishments, and abilities. Repeat empowering statements to boost your confidence. Set achievable goals: Break down larger goals into smaller,

Helpful Ways to Find Your Purpose in Life

Finding your purpose in life is a deeply personal and introspective journey. It may take time, self-reflection, and exploration to discover what truly gives your life meaning and fulfillment. Here are some steps that can help you in the process: 1. Self-reflection: Take time to reflect on your values, passions, and interests. Ask yourself what

The #1 Exercise Highly Successful People Use to Be Happier

The most common cause of burnout, even among highly successful people, is poor energy management, says psychologist Sarah Sarkis.  She says “Just like you wouldn’t burn through your whole paycheck on payday, you shouldn’t use all of your energy every day.” She goes on to say “Energy, just like money, is finite,” Sarkis says. “You

The Importance of Taking Breaks

I work with people who are high achievers, whether it be with athletics, career or academics, and a common thing I often hear is the individual has such a strong work ethic, that they do not like to ever take breaks because they feel as though that is a waste of time that they could

Qualities Leaders Possess and How To Become a Better Leader

There are many qualities that effective leaders possess, and some of the mostimportant ones include:

8 Benefits of Being a Nice Person

Growing up, we are taught to be “nice”. Turns out that being a nice person is not only beneficial to others but to ourselves as well. A recent study was conducted with over 1.9 million participants, the results of the study indicate that being “nice” or as we in the field of psychology “agreeable” has

New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again! Time to set some goals and come up with some new year’s resolutions for the upcoming year. It is common in my practice to assist patients in setting goals for themselves. It can be a very helpful tool for making positive changes in your life and improving in areas

Most Impactful Lessons People Have Learned From Their Therapist

I am very aware that making the decision to seek therapy services can be a difficult one for a variety of reasons. It takes courage to admit that you may need some outside support and it is brave to actually make the phone call to a therapist to schedule an appointment. I came across this


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