How Connected Are You?

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Connection is both an art and science. Two basic components of communications are talking about yourself and asking questions of the other. In addition to the words you speak, consider your facial expression, tone of voice, volume and body posture. Healthy Communication + Connection = Deeper Relationship It is important to recognize we are relational […]

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Making Sense of Our Emotions

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“She’s so emotional.” “I wish I wasn’t so emotional.” These are comments I hear often in my office. According to the psychology dictionary, Emotion is the complex reaction pattern to situations around us that involves experiential, behavioral and physiological elements. Let’s allow the depth of this description to sink in. We are emotional beings. To […]

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Dealing With Stress At Work

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You’ve got deadlines to meet, meetings to attend, client deals hanging in the balance, and it feels like the whole team is counting on you. No matter what your line of business, you’ve no doubt been under stressful circumstances. If you’re an employer, both you and your employees probably face the challenges of stress on […]

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Reduce Stress and Chronic Pain with this One Practice

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Thirty-five years ago Massachusetts scientist, Jon Kabat-Zin, developed a new approach to overcoming the challenges and adventures of everyday life. The intensive training program he developed is called Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). It uses mindfulness meditation to allow participants to increase their awareness of their experiences, and respond more effectively to pain, illness, and […]