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Never Underestimate the Powerful Role Joy Plays in your Life

Never Underestimate the Powerful Role Joy Plays in your Life

Undoubtedly, we all experience joy differently. Joy plays an integral role in our life - it’s the feeling of great pleasure, happiness, and peace, but it’s not an innate feeling - we have to work to ensure we have joy.

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4 Ways to Assess Physical Effects of Your Emotions

4 Ways to Assess Physical Effects of Your Emotions

Many of us aren’t comfortable with our emotions, we have learned to push them away so we don’t have to feel and think about them. Feeling your emotions physically can be a challenge but a necessary one that is relevant to your overall health.

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4 Surprising Reasons to Lean into Discomfort

4 Surprising Reasons to Lean into Discomfort

It’s normal to run from discomfort. We try to avoid the physical, emotional, and mental discomforts of life as much as possible. But avoiding these feelings creates challenges.

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The Life Changing Power of Daily Problem Solving

The Life Changing Power of Daily Problem Solving

Often times we're fixing a problem with a band-aid to manage a moment, but if we took the time to process our emotions, we could problem-solve the challenge. Giving our brain time to process what would prevent a repeat.

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Why You Need To Surround Yourself With Your People

Why You Need To Surround Yourself With Your People

Do you ever feel you’re missing someone or something in your life? When I feel this way, I reach out to the those I’m closest with, “my people”, as they always have a positive influence on me. There’s significant power in selecting those who you spend time with wisely.

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Emotional Intelligence CE Course | October 8 - November 12, 2019

Emotional Intelligence CE Course | October 8 - November 12, 2019

Register now for Emotional Intelligence: The KEY to Personal & Professional Success CE Course at Mohawk College from October 8 - November 12, 2019.

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Life?

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Life?

Are you living your life to the fullest, enjoying moments as they occur or has your life become a drive-by experience? If you don’t have a healthy work-life balance, you’re not getting the most out of life.

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3 Powerful Strategies That Will Make Your Negative Self-Talk Disappear

3 Powerful Strategies That Will Make Your Negative Self-Talk Disappear

You know that voice in your head? It’s called “self-talk” and plays a significant role in how you feel about yourself. It’s a natural tool that when used properly can boost self-confidence and decrease negative emotions.

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How to Stop Being the Obstacle in Your Way!

How to Stop Being the Obstacle in Your Way!

Our emotions can become a huge roadblock to our success in life if we don't manage them effectively. Emotions control our thoughts and can undermine our decisions, becoming the obstacle in our way.

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How to Successfully Retain a High Performing Team

How to Successfully Retain a High Performing Team

Company’s today want to be competitive, profitable and successful. To keep an organization cost-effective and productive, you must retain a dynamic team of highly motivated employees.

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