10 Steps for Leaving a Toxic Work Environment

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Do you come home from work feeling like you’ve just returned from battle? Or a boxing match? If so, you might be working in a toxic workplace.   While I know that changing jobs can be scary, I think you’ll agree with me that the benefits for your career, health and emotional well-being are most … Read more

11 Virtual Mindfulness Activities To Do Over Zoom Or Skype

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Learning virtually and working remotely have benefits. But they can also cause individuals to feel disconnected and struggle with a lack of productivity, due to distractions at home. As teachers and managers, we have the challenges of keeping individuals mentally present, engaged, and accountable. If you’re like me, you also want people to feel connected. In this post, I will define mindfulness, discuss its … Read more

15 Steps to Practice Future Self Journaling

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Most people who are unhappy with the way their lives are going will look for ways to improve things. With a little research, many have discovered ways to improve their lives that have enabled them to enjoy greater overall happiness… as well as help them to more easily achieve their life goals.  One very effective way for people … Read more

How to Stop Running Away from Your Difficult Problems

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What’s your first instinct when facing a problem? If you’re like me, your first thought is to run… or avoid it at all costs. And while that’s a natural response, it’s not always the best response. In fact, dealing with problems makes you a stronger version of yourself.  I promise. So, in this article, I’ll … Read more

11 Self-Confidence Boosting Activities for Students

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Your child attends school and participates in extracurricular activities. On the surface, things seem normal. But lately, you’ve noticed they’re shying away from challenging situations. Or staying to themselves. And, as a parent (or educator), you can’t help but think they’re struggling with low confidence. So how can you give them a boost? There are … Read more

9 Tips to Avoid the News to Reduce Your Life Stress

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We all want to stay on top of what’s going on in the world around us… but if watching or reading the news is causing you stress, you aren’t alone.   In fact, a 2020 World Health Organization report coined a new word: “infodemic”. Infodemic refers to “an overabundance of information” that is sometimes inaccurate. … Read more

81 Personal Mottos Ideas & Examples to Live By

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Have you hit a wall? Perhaps you feel like life is just a case of the same challenges, different day, right?  Well, you aren’t alone.  We all reach that point of feeling like our lives have no purpose, until we find a motto to live by. Your personal motto is your Holy Grail, and it … Read more

31 Affirmations for Positive Thinking That Will Change Your Life

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Have you ever heard the saying, “You are what you eat”?   Well, in reality, “We are what we speak” too. Think about it. What we say has a lot to do with what we believe, and in it is found the architecture that frames our lives. What we think and how we feel about … Read more

25 Fun Mindfulness Activities for Kindergarten Students

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We all know that mindfulness can be scarce these days, with so many distractions and technology taking up the time we have when we can be mindful. But mindfulness is important for kids of all ages and backgrounds, especially in this age of technology and overstimulation. It helps them learn how to deal with their … Read more

65 Affirmations for Overcoming Your Fears in Life

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We all experience fear. It’s our body’s way of recognizing dangerous situations. However, we tend to dwell too much on it, which can cause problems in our lives. That’s why we need to combat fear with positivity. One great way to lift your spirits is to repeat some affirmations for fear when you’re afraid. These … Read more