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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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How A Mindfulness Practice Can Help You

I’ve been practicing and teaching mindfulness for a number of years now. There are a number of benefits to meditating regularly but the biggest one might not be the one that you think of… A few years ago, my world looked pretty different. I was working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), had a

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Why It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

As we enter into a year of lockdown, you might have noticed feeling sadder and/or anxious of late. I know I sure have. It’s been a year of staying indoors and keeping our distance from those we care about. And now that we are approaching the one-year mark we might be getting bummed out all

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