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Life Choices: How to Make Choices With Intention

Life is full of choices. We don’t always realize this but we get to CHOOSE how we respond to things in life. Choosing with intention means that we make a choice on purpose. Instead of mindlessly going through life doing the same thing over and over again you tune inwards and make a CHOICE in

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How to Not Worry About Things

So, I’m kind of an expert on not worrying about things you can’t control. With everything that has happened to me since my accident I’ve had to learn how to let go of worries when they arise in the moment. Because the thing is? In those moments when we’re worrying about something, the only thing

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Who’s Really in Charge?

How you react to and feel about events is influenced by a lot of things, including life experiences, but that doesn’t mean that your behaviour is set in stone and that it isn’t possible for you to make changes. To make these changes there are a few questions you should ask yourself. What’s going on

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Languishing – What It Is and How to Move Past It

At this point in the pandemic I’ve moved into the meh stage. I’m not depressed and I am definitely not flourishing. What I am is languishing and perhaps you are too? What’s Languishing? According to a recent article in The New York Times, languishing is, “a sense of stagnation and emptiness. It feels as if

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How to Get Through Difficult Moments

Life is a series of ups and downs and at some point or another we will all go through some difficult moments. What those moments are and how we get through them will differ from person to person. But there are some things that we can all do to get through difficult times. It’s how

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How to Have Difficult Conversations

Unfortunately, out of everything that is taught to use in school, how to have difficult conversations isn’t one of them. But it probably should be. What is a difficult conversation? The truth is that what might be a difficult conversation for me, might not be a difficult conversation for you. Ultimately, a difficult conversation is

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How to Deal With Stress at Work

Stress, it seems to be the number one constant in life. The truth is, we do actually need to have some level of stress in our lives. It’s what keeps us motivated and active – without it we become lethargic and never get anything done. But like anything you can get too much of a

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The Value In Doing Less

Even in the midst of a life-changing pandemic, we are still “encouraged” to do more. To “take advantage” ¬†of this time at home and to see what you can accomplish. We’ve all seen the quotes going around about how Shakespeare wrote King Lear during the plague, Taylor Swift released 2 new albums. Leaving us to

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How To Bring Mindfulness Into Your Everyday Life

When people first think mindfulness the first image that comes to mind? Probably this one. And meditating is a HUGE part of mindfulness. There’s also so much more than that. Sure, there’s the sit down formal practice like The Welcome Mat practice that I teach. But there’s also the informal practice like a mindful eating

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