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Having a Voice: Improving Your Communication Skills

Healthy and effective communication skills are at the core of a balanced life, but who teaches us these skills? It’s not typically part of our core curriculum in school and we are all raised in home environments with differing levels of healthy communication. ...Read More

Loneliness at Work

Loneliness at Work During the past few months, several articles in the popular press have addressed the topic of loneliness and work. Many of the articles referred to an original Harvard Business Review piece authored by Vivek Murthy, titled “Work and the Loneliness Epidemic: Reducing isolation at work is good for business.”  Vice Admiral ...Read More

Practicing Mindfulness in the Workplace

Many of us have heard the buzz around mindfulness and how it can change our attitudes toward our daily lives. But what does it look like in practice when adapted to the workplace? To find out, I spoke with Pearl Waldorf, a licensed professional counselor ...Read More

How to Take the Stress Out of Asking for What You Want

Girl Scout Have you ever felt anxious or stressed out asking for what you want? Does the fear of rejection or looking bad hold you back from landing that sale, asking for a date, or requesting a raise? If so, you are not alone. In 2012, I spoke at NTEN's Nonprofit Technology ...Read More

Optimizing Health at Any Age

Optimizing Health at Any Age People age 50 to 70 are currently reshaping how we define aging. Many of these trailblazers have maintained regular exercise, good nutrition and reduced stress throughout adulthood as part of their healthy lifestyle commitment. These healthy habits are directly ...Read More

The Business of Happy Employees: How to Create a Company Culture That’s More Human, Less Resources

Happy Employees Hiring great employees is only half of the secret to success. The other half? Keeping them happy. Proof of Productivity Want to get the best performance out of your staff? Marketwatch reports that happier employees are 10% more productive ...Read More

The Beauty Within a Blue Zone Lifestyle

Beauty Within the Blue Zone Have you ever considered living beyond the age of 100? If you answered yes, you’ve more than likely considered how to incorporate holistic health practices into your lifestyle. Most of us are searching for health and happiness, but we may also receive mixed messages ...Read More

Why You Should Engage Employees with Company-Sponsored Community Service

Community Service More and more employers are encouraging their staff members to volunteer together. Giving back can be a wonderful opportunity for team building, and it can be an engaging, fun, meaningful way to spend a weekend or a workday. But company-sponsored community service ...Read More

Sleep Hygiene - Lifestyle Practices to Encourage Healthy Sleep Patterns for Overall Well-Being

Many people suffer from the harmful effects of disrupted or sleepless nights. Poor sleep patterns have been linked to numerous health issues, both immediate and long-term. These health issues include reduced cognitive thinking, depression, heart disease, obesity, ...Read More

The Constant Debate - Rent vs. Own

Home Ownership Landlady ruling your life? Maybe it’s time to take the plunge and call your own shots! Should you buy or should you move into another rental? This is a question most of us will likely face in our lives. For most potential homebuyers, the debate of when to move ...Read More

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