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Check in on New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time where it would be helpful for you to check in and see how you are doing in reaching the goals that you set for yourself at the beginning of the new year. If you find yourself not working towards your goals, it’s essential to take proactive steps to get back on track.

How to Set and Keep New Year’s Resolutions for 2024

Setting and keeping your 2024 New Year’s resolutions can be challenging, but with the right approach and mindset, you can increase your chances of success. Here are some tips to help you set and maintain your resolutions: Remember, the key to keeping New Year’s resolutions is consistency and a positive mindset. By setting realistic goals,

How to Feel More Comfortable Saying “No”

If you find it challenging to say no, you’re not alone, and it’s a common struggle for many people, myself included! Learning to set boundaries and say no when necessary is important for your well-being. Here are some tips to help you become more comfortable with saying no: Understand your priorities: Clarify your own values

Ways to Increase Motivation

It’s getting to be that time of the year again when we are all getting tired and just trying to coast until the holiday break.  Well, we are not there yet, so we will still need to find ways to stay motivated until the end of the year. Increasing motivation involves a combination of psychological,

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

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


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