Cascade Centers Live Well Blog

Digital Detachment

Digital Detachment We live in an age of unrestrained technological growth. As a result, our digital consumption has left many of us feeling isolated and unfulfilled. On March 1, 2019 many people will pause to acknowledge National Day of Unplugging, which is a 24-hour global respite ...Read More

Mindfulness for Your Health

Mindfulness for Your Health Mindfulness is a practice that starts small and works up to all day every day moments. Slowing down and taking time to be in the moment becomes a habit. Some people I coach have a perception that mindfulness is passive practice — a reaction to the world happening ...Read More

How to Manage the Unmanageable Workload

How to Manage the Unmanageable Workload We love to blame technology for the fact that most people today work longer and harder than in the past. But if you compare work habits between the US and much of Europe, it’s clear that we’re making a very different choice about how we spend our time. While ...Read More

Changing Your Company’s Culture for a More Inclusive Tomorrow

Diversity and Inclusion—two words you hear daily in the workplace. It’s not unusual for companies to invest in expensive diversity training events and seminars. It’s also not unusual for these efforts to yield little results and sometimes negative backlash. ...Read More

What New Managers Can - and Should - Learn Fast

What New Managers Can and Should Learn Fast Your first management job is a big deal, and a clear sign you’re accomplishing something positive in your career. It’s also the first time your job performance will be primarily dictated by the performance of others. As you probably know, not every promotion ...Read More

Managerial Courage

Managerial Courage Most employee attitude and leadership skill surveys have items about how employees feel about the amount, timeliness and quality of feedback they’re getting and how they feel about the interest of their managers in their development, training, and careers. These ...Read More

The Healing Power of Forgiveness

The Healing Power of Forgiveness If you've ever been harmed by someone you understand how difficult it can be to offer forgiveness. Forgiveness may feel counter-intuitive depending on the circumstances, and you may find yourself harboring ill-will or resentment. As if all this wasn't difficult ...Read More

Five Tips for Bringing Happiness into Your Life

According to Aristotle, happiness “is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” We all want to feel happy, and each one of us has different ways of getting there. Here are 5 tips to help bring more happiness into your ...Read More

Ten Tips for Improving your Listening Skills

Ten Tips for Improving your Listening Skills Being a good listener helps you connect with family, friends, and coworkers, and in turn, people in your life will feel respected, appreciated and more comfortable opening up to you. Below are 10 tips for improving your listening skills: 1. Take time to talk ...Read More

Personal Development IS Career Development

In his recent podcast on Embracing a Growth Mindset, Mike Robbins said something that made me shout out loud, “That’s it!!” He said (something like), “When people ask me for advice on career development, I tell them the most powerful thing they can do is ...Read More