Nov
16
2018

HAPPINESS IS WORTH THE EFFORT

HAPPINESS – IT’S WORTH THE EFFORT Aristotle said – Happiness depends upon ourselves.   Glass half full verse glass half empty. It’s not what happens to us in life that determines our happiness as much as how we react to what happens.   You lose your job, instead of freaking out, you choose to go […]

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Nov
02
2018

Holiday Season and Work – How to Survive

Halloween is over and Holiday Season is upon us. The next 40 days are a mix of getting ready for Thanksgiving; eating ourselves into a coma and then the crazy busy rush to Hanukkah (12/2- 12/10) and Christmas (12/25). There are all those parties and cookies. Lots of cookies. I’m tired just writing about it. […]

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Oct
26
2018

Volunteering – Giving Back and Feeling Good!

With most of us working 40+ hours weekly, finding ways to relieve stress is important. One great way is volunteering and  giving back to your community. And the interesting thing, is that volunteering can help you at work. It can improve your health, increase your passion and make you feel good.   Volunteering can have […]

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Sep
14
2018

5 Steps to Finish Your Year Strong

It’s September and we have about 100 days left in 2018. We’ve written goals and resolutions. Some of us are farther along than others this year. But the year isn’t over yet and 100 days can be plenty of time to finish your year strong. Here are some tips to help you finish 2018 strong: […]

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Aug
24
2018

National Dog Day August 26th

Sunday is National Dog Day. #NationalDogDay It celebrates all dogs, mixed breed and pure.   The day was founded in 2004 by pet and family lifestyle expert and animal behaviorist Colleen Paige, the day honors dogs for all that they do to enrich our lives and communities.   Today, I’m going to celebrate my canine […]

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Jul
13
2018

6 Simple Tips to a Great Conversation

How to have great conversations   There’s nothing better than a great conversation with someone.  That feeling when you know you that you’ve connected can be amazing.   Conversations are basic, a required skill for our daily lives and important to networking in your career. But they can be a challenge sometimes getting starting and […]

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Jun
08
2018

How to reduce stress at work

Stress at work is something everyone experiences. We all feel some level of stress during our workday. It  can affect your focus and productivity. So it’s important to find ways to relieve it.     Try these tips to help reduce stress during your day: Music – listening to music is great way to reduce […]

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Apr
20
2018

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Burnout

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Burnout Burnout – we’ve all been there. We working too many hours, juggling projects and then there’s stress, we all have too much stress. It can be overwhelming and brings us to the end our rope. We’re tired, can’t concentrate and not getting things done. We’re burned out.   Try […]

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Apr
13
2018

Vacations Equal Better Health

Summer is fast approaching. Have you booked your vacation yet?   Taking time off has been linked to better health. It’s time to ignore that inner voice telling you that you have too much work to do and start planning that much needed vacation. Your health depends on it.   Research over the past few […]

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Mar
16
2018

5 tips to be an Optimist

Optimists tend to do better in life. They are more positive and don’t get as depressed as a pessimist. In addition, optimists are healthier and cope better and a studies have found they may live longer too.   “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.”– Dalai Lama XIV . So how can you become an […]

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