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3 Keys to Emotional Resilience

 

Resilience can be seen two ways - like a tree that sways in the storm but doesn't break, OR it can be what in Japan is called Kintsugi - the idea of repairing a ceramic bowl with gold in the broken places - the quality of putting together the broken pieces, to create something new, stronger and even more beautiful. Broken but repaired. Not shattered but stronger.

 

One thing that is a huge help is our perspective. There is a wonderful piece going around the internet, called WE ARE NOT IN...

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Want to relieve stress fast? Here’s how – good for humans of all ages!

There is no doubt that we are living in challenging times. Working from home, juggling schedules, kids, homework, and all the emotions that come with this new uncharted territory. When you or your family need a quick reset, to bypass the mind and get to a calmer place quickly, here’s something you can do yourself or together.

 

First of all, take a seat, or this can even be done lying down. Imagine a color that represents to you peace and calm and serenity and joy. What is...

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Money got you stressed? Read This! ❤️

 

If you are worried about losing your job, your hours or life as you know it this next year, you are not alone. In a world wracked by change, it’s hard to feel certain about anything, including your financial future. What if you knew there was a way to not only express your dreams but to build a steady financial stream doing it?

 

Chris Guillebeau, New York Times bestselling author of the $100 Startup, Side Hustle, and The Art of Non-Conformity, is also the founder of...

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A Counterintuitive Way to Release Fear

 

 

It's hard to escape the fear that's in the air. Open the news - it can pummel you. If you know any friends affected by the virus, it becomes even more personal. It is normal for fear to take the front seat now - we have entered the unknown.

 

The first instinct might be the keep calm and carry on, which for many people is code for burying the emotion, only to have it show up later even more intensely. But what if there were a better way - a way of holding the fear...

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The At-Home Survival Guide

 

REPRINTED FROM MEDIUM - March 19, 2020

With fear escalating and most people having to stay under one roof together, it’s easy to let our emotions get the best of us. Little irritations can be amplified, and unless there is a way to release the stress, and intentionally direct energy in a positive way, too much togetherness can become hard to take.

In China, an MSN article quoting Lu Shijun, manager of a marriage registry in Dazhou, in the Sichuan Province, saying...

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How to Be Emotionally Strong in Challenging Times

REPRINTED FROM MEDIUM, March 14, 2020 - 7 Ways to Manage Fear

We live in a time of global upheaval — it can provoke rampant fear, and as human beings, we’re generally terrified of the unknown anyway. This is especially true when dealing with things we can’t control. On top of that, we also have a “negativity bias,” where negative events have a greater impact on our brain than positive ones. How can we manage our mindset, and what are some ways to cope with,...

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5 Ways to Re-energize Your Relationship!

We all start our relationships in the throes of passion. Everything is new. So many experiences are fresh. You discover you have things in common, you learn they may have done things or traveled to places you’ve always wanted to go. There’s a thrill of discovery- it’s like a beautiful book opening up, and each page is more fascinating than the last. But what happens when that fades?

 

In my book Emotional Advantage, I talk about the 5 types of love, and new love, even...

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How to Deal With Difficult Conversations

Have you ever known that you had to deal with a difficult conversation, and you were just dreading it?  But if it went on too long,  the apprehension could grow even bigger in your mind. This can happen in a work setting, with your partner, talking with kids. friends or relatives. Nobody really wants to pick a fight, but sometimes:

 

  • Boundaries have to be established

 

  • There’s a painful or delicate subject that needs to be spoken about

 

  • We may have to...
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Which Inner Persona is Sabotaging Your Life...and what to do!

 When the feeling of "not being enough" pops up, it can have many faces...and all of them can tend to keep us stuck. Have you ever been in a situation where you were plagued with thoughts that others know so much more than you, and that the risk was high that people would find that out? Or even though you did an excellent job, you could not even appreciate it, never mind take it in? Then, there are the “shoulds” – “It should be perfect the...

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The Imposter Syndrome: What You Can Do!

Have you ever felt that even when things appeared to be going well in your life,  the nasty truth in your mind, was that you weren’t good enough, didn’t belong, or that your "incompetence" could be found out? Imposter Syndrome is a belief that your success is not due to your own effort or your own skills. You’re convinced you are a fake, a phony... if "they" only knew that while you present a confident face,  you’re anything but!  Guess what...

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