Cascade Centers Live Well Blog

Hold Wants Lightly

Hold Wants Lightly
Why?
Getting caught up in wanting – wanting both to get what's pleasant and to avoid what's unpleasant – is a major source of suffering and harm for oneself and others. First, a lot of what we want to get comes with a big ...
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How to Really Listen to Employees

How to Really Listen to Employees Can you tell when someone's listening intently? I can. They're actively engaged, making eye contact, and fully taking in my comments, not thinking about the next thing they're going to say. I know I'm being seen and heard, and the listener respects what I have to say. ...More Info

The Good, the Bad, and the Stressful

Good_Bad_and Stressful Stress is an emotion that we experience a lot, especially in today's world. We don't seem to have enough time to do everything we need to do. We have lots of tasks, and no plan to pursue them. We may feel worry about what we cannot control. In short, ...More Info

How to Boost Energy and Confidence at Work

Boost Energy and Confidence at Work A successful company depends on successful employees, and successful employees depend on successful engagement.  When an employee isn't engaged, they're minimizing their company's potential by not maximizing their own. When engagement is down, employers falsely jump ...More Info

Miscommunication: Why Does it Happen?

Miscommunication-Why Does it Happen Communication, thanks to technology, has been easier, and yet it seems harder at the same time. There is so much room for miscommunication, which involves someone misinterpreting something you've said. At best, miscommunications can lead to funny stories. ...More Info

Feel Cared About

Feel Cared About
Why?
Everyone knows what it's like to care about someone. Remember being with a friend, a mate, a pet: you feel warmly connected, and want him or her not to suffer and to be happy. On the other hand, you've probably had ...
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More Consciousness. Less Feedback

Rat race. It's a phrase we all know, and its origins began in a lab, centuries ago, as rats raced through a maze to be the first to get the cheese. It seems so archaic, and yet, the analogy is still true today, and that's a problem. According to award–winning author, ...More Info

Managing Means Continuous Learning

Management Means Continuous Learning Many first–time managers are thrown into their new roles with little or no preparation. If you're one of them, hopefully you thrive on developing others and leading a team. With minimal (to no) training and the desire to get good fast, you're probably looking for tips ...More Info

Raising Self-esteem for Better Health and Fulfillment

Raising Self-esteem Live Well blog Most of us would agree that there are cultural and socioeconomic barriers in life. Some people have grown up in environments whereas children they were told they would succeed, contribute to society, and live an abundant life. This is a wonderful formula when moving from ...More Info

Love Someone

Love Someone_Live Well blog Sometimes something happens. Perhaps your sweet old cat takes a turn for the worse, or there's a money problem, or your son waves goodbye as he gets on a plane to start college on the other side of the country. Sometimes it's on a larger scale: maybe there's been an election ...More Info
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