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Posts for Month: February 2020

Ways to Be More Present

Have you ever experienced something amazing but when you look back, it’s hard to remember how awesome it was? If you have experienced this before, you know how disappointing it is to look back and only be able to remember because someone took pictures. Thankfully, you can prevent that from happening by learning to be more mindful and present in the moment.

Get Rid of Distractions 

Each experience can be enjoyed (or not) without adding all kinds of distractions to it. Whether you’re watching TV with your kids, preparing dinner, or walking in nature, you’re not going to get as much out ...

Ways to Become More Empathetic

Empathy is all about being able to feel the emotions of others and understand their situation. When you are empathetic, you’re able to relate to people much more. This ability tends to lead you to be more grateful for what you have and more apt to help others regardless of how well you know them. 

Listen More

When you are around, people focus on what they are saying instead of what you want to say. Really listen without judgment. There is no need to speak and comment on everything. Ask leading questions to get deeper, more meaningful responses, while letting them know ...

Tips for More Effective Meditation

Many people have found meditation to be helpful in many areas of life. It can improve your mood, your health, and your entire life. It reduces stress and depression and increases your resilience. If you want to experience all these benefits, it’s essential to learn the basics from an expert.

Chose the Right Location 

Make it easy to meditate whenever you want to, by choosing a set location in your home, and, if possible, at work, that you can take a few minutes out of your day to meditate comfortably. You don’t want it to be too hot, too cold, too hard, ...

Skills to Develop if You Want to Be a Public Speaker

Being a good public speaker can be a very lucrative career or an additional touchpoint as a leader. Sadly, public speaking is thought of by many as being one of the scariest things anyone can do. The thing that non-speakers don’t know is that it doesn’t have to be that way. If you want to be an excellent public speaker, you can learn how to do it. Once you learn you learn the tips, tricks, and grow more confident in yourself, you will probably wonder why you were so hesitant to try it out. 

Stage Presence and Confidence 

The best way to ...

Simple Ideas for Better Team Building

Whether it’s a family, a social group, or a business team, team building is an essential element in working together to achieve common goals and harmony in any group.

    1. Develop a Clear Vision – Work with the group to write a vision or mission statement so that you know what the group stands for and wants to accomplish. Knowing the values of the group can help individual members make a group-oriented decision.

    2. Define Common Goals – Everyone in the group should know the group’s vision and work together to set goals and objectives. Each team needs ...

Is Lack of Willpower Holding You Back?

Willpower is the self-control you exert to either take a healthy action or restrain unhealthy impulses. If you are determined to succeed, have strong self-control, and take the appropriate action, you can redirect unhealthy thoughts and emotions. Developing your self-control, sometimes called willpower, enables you to change your bad habits into good habits, which help you achieve your goals. 

Trying to use willpower to accomplish life without understanding that it’s not very effective. Instead of self-discipline, what you really need is a vision, a goal, and a realistic plan. For most people using only willpower is akin to being dehydrated and ...

Effective Time Management Tips

Time can be difficult to manage, since it’s a limited resource and you can’t control it in the same way you manage other aspects of your life. Time is finite in that we’re all given the same number of hours in a day. Because of this, time is one of your most valuable resources. To get the most out of your available time, manage it wisely. Prioritize what you do with your time according to what you deem to be the most important things in your life. 

Double Check Your Goals and Objectives

To ensure that you use your time wisely, create ...