Check your attitude! In his poem, If, Rudyard Kipling writes: “If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster/And treat those two impostors just the same…. you’ll be a man my son.”  Forst Gump philosophized: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”  The highs and lows can be exhausting if not met with the right attitude. I…

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Mother’s Day is fast approaching and I hope you have picked up presents for your mom already; I’m looking at you men. If you are lucky, you will be able to be with your mother to celebrate, but many of us will have to practice social distancing. I’ve come up with a few ways you can celebrate your mom from a…

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Sunset

Have you ever spoken with an older couple about the success of their marriage, or a CEO about his or her company? While there will be many answers, one consistent is usually this: strong communication. We are spending much more time around family right not, and I think it would be wise to look at how we communicate. And how we can improve it. Most arguments can be traced to poor…

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Reset

February 29, 2020, marks a leap year, a day which only comes every 4 years. A leap year occurs every four years to help synchronize the calendar year with the solar year. Or, the length of time it takes the earth to complete its orbit around the sun, which is about 365¼ days. Essentially, it is a special day to…

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Listen up

It’s easy to talk. However, listening can be more of a challenge. So, how do you become a good listener, or improve your listening skills? Here are some tips to consider in order to develop strong connections with others and create meaningful conversations. When it comes to having a meaningful conversation, it is a two-way…

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Resolutions

Happy New Year! Can you hardly believe it’s a new decade? With 2020 here, many of us have made resolutions we hope to reach this year. The problem is that when it comes to resolutions, we often make our list with the best of intentions, but then life gets busy and we forget about them.…

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Family at Christmas

Hello December! The holiday season is officially upon us. While excitement builds, this time of year can also lead to increased stress and anxiety. Trying to balance your everyday life on top of preparing for the holidays can be challenging. However, there are things you can do to prevent holiday stress and help ensure you…

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Relax

Life can be stressful. From demanding jobs to home life responsibilities, we can feel like we are being pulled into a multitude of directions. Therefore, it’s important to find time in your day to relax and focus your energy; even it’s only for ten minutes. When we relax, we give our mind and body a…

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Christmas

The holiday season is just over a month away. With Remembrance Day over, many people are thinking about hanging their lights, putting up the Christmas tree and decking the halls. But, some may already be a step (or several!) ahead. It seems that more and more people are decorating for Christmas as early as November…

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