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January 25, 2021
The Mental Toll Of The Pandemic

      People are social animals. We are meant to develop deep and lasting bonds that bring us comfort. Yet, here we are, isolated. The pandemic leaves no one unchanged.   Many have argued that our health anxieties are raised now more than ever. But just recently a study conducted at the University of Bath looked at survey responses from over 800 people recruited online and via social media […]

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January 22, 2021
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The Upside Of ADHD — And What It Means For Business Success

    When we hear the term “ADHD” we often immediately think of that kid in the classroom who can listen, can’t stop throwing paper balls across the room, bothering other children and essentially disrupting the entire class. But what if this interpretation is wrong? What if there is an upside to ADHD?   Many successful entrepreneurs have reported having ADHD. “We noticed sometime that some symptoms of ADHD resemble […]

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January 15, 2021
The Power of Awe

        Albert Einstein once said, “He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.”   Many of us are struggling to survive the chaos. We live day to day, unsure of what to expect at any moment, and ready for the other shoe to drop. Trust seems like an ever-fleeting concept, and divisiveness lurks […]

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January 15, 2021
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On Leaving Things Unfinished

A wise man once said to me, “Stop in the middle of whatever you are doing, because when you return to it, you’ll be that much farther ahead.”   It seemed like an absurd idea, sort of like walking out of a movie before the ending. Things left unfinished. No resolution. No closure, only questions.   “But you see,” he continued, “that is exactly why you need to stop in […]

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January 08, 2021
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What Dogs Teach Us

  There is something unique about the effect dogs have on us. Often, dogs teach us, their lessons revealing a part of ourselves that we might have known existed – and we are better for it.   According to a team of animal behaviour experts and psychologists the University of Lincoln, UK, and University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, dogs don’t simply display learned behaviors. Instead, they are responding to the […]

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January 08, 2021
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When We Face Hardship

    In life, there are some basic tenets. We will all die. The sun will rise every morning. Species will adapt to environmental cues. We will all have to face hardship at some point in our lives. These are things that we cannot change and there is comfort in knowing that certainty exists around us.   But what is not certain is how we perceive the world around us. […]

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December 29, 2020
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How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Make Better Decisions

“People often make decisions that are influenced by emotions that have nothing to do with the decisions they are making,” says Stéphane Côté, a professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.   According to Côté, we fall prey to our biases all the time. We may be excited about an upcoming vacation and decide that now is the time to make that investment we’ve been pondering. Or […]

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