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Unbelievable Facts About Smiling & Laughing in Time for the Holiday | Pt 2

We never want our emotions to rule us; instead, we want to manage them. To be the best version of yourself, try smiling and laughing, excellent self-management strategies sure to make your holiday season shine.

Unbelievable Facts About Smiling & Laughing in Time for the Holidays | Pt 1

We're approaching the holiday season, which tends to heighten emotions, perhaps, even more, this year due to Covid-19. I share the power of smiling and laughing throughout the holidays.

How Often Do You Plan to be Angry?

When it comes to understanding our emotions, we must understand that they serve a purpose in sending us vital messages. Being strategic in managing our feelings like anger is crucial, and we must treat it as a valid emotion.

How to Understand the Impact of Your Body Language

Have you ever reflected if your body language matches the circumstances when you interact with others? It sends visual messages about what we’re thinking, our emotion and more. We must understand the impact it has on communication.

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/emotions creates challenges.

4 Valuable Ways To Focus On Self-Compassion and Mental Health

Self-compassion is crucial to our overall wellbeing and mental health. We must focus on what benefits us and consider using a strategy as simple as positive self-talk to reinforce our self-compassion.

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