5 Ways to Add Self-Care into a Busy Day

Where do you fit into your day? If you’re like most people, you’re pretty busy. You’re already dealing with work, relationships, and a whole lot of day-to-day actions. You’re running in every direction at once. How in the world are you supposed to fit self-care into a day like that?  Thankfully, it’s easier than you think. Try these five ways …

The Curse Of An Unfocused Mind

It’s hard to keep a focused mind Have you ever had important things to do, but you just couldn’t make yourself do them?  Sometimes it’s simple procrastination, but that’s not the only explanation that applies when you’re resisting your work. There can be a huge variety of reasons that are preventing you from taking the action you know you should …

Tips To Manage & Understand Your Emotional Triggers

Maybe you wonder what’s really going on when you feel like certain events push your buttons. Take control of your emotional triggers by increasing your awareness and developing new ways of responding. Understanding Your Emotional Triggers  Learn the definition of triggers. A trigger is an experience that draws us back into the past and causes old feelings and behaviors to …

How You Treat Others Is More Important Than What You Know

 “The people with the greatest love, not the most information, will influence us to change.”- Bob Goff Bob Goff is the New York Times best-selling author of the book Love Does. His quote reminds us that it isn’t what you know that matters as much as how you behave. You may have all the knowledge in the world on important …

Break these three bad habits to become a better leader

Some people are focused to becoming a leader.  They want to be in a leadership role and take charge. Other people find themselves in leadership roles reluctantly. They don’t necessarily see themselves as leaders but circumstances or necessity dictates that they’ve got to step up and lead. Either way, both potential leaders bring more than positive skills to the plate. …

Leading At Work, Leading At Home

Being a leader isn’t something you take on and off like a coat. Leadership skills and operating from a leadership perspective is something leaders do on and off duty. That’s because the skill sets that make a great leader also make great: Spouses Parents Community partners Volunteers AND Mentors Great leaders don’t go to work and put on their leadership …

Effects Of Bad Habits On Emotional Health

Habits are good in that they help us thrive and live life with ease and comfort. When a habit is programmed in our system, we are much like a robot that unconsciously responds to its surroundings automatically. Habits help us adapt. They make us look good at what we repeatedly do day in and day out. On the flip side, …

WAYS TO LOWER STRESS AT WORK AND LEAD BY EXAMPLE

Having a career, co-workers, and customers means that you have a particular kind of stress. Unlike much of the stress in other areas of your life, professional stress is often based on the expectations of others. With that in mind, it’s important that you find healthy and productive ways to channel that stress. You’ll also want to lower your stress …

6 Ways Leadership Skills Benefit Every Aspect of Life

Leadership skills are important for becoming a leader, at the same time, these very same skills can enhance your personal life.  In other words, many of the skills that are important for being a successful leader can also help you to live a healthier, happier, and more personally rewarding life. A More Organized Life Being a leader requires great organizational …

Are You Learning From Your Mistakes?

One of the greatest qualities one can possess is the ability to take a mistake and use it as a tool to work in their favor moving forward. There will be few, if any, days that go by in your life that you will navigate mistake free. With this in mind, being able to evaluate what you did wrong and …