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Neurodiverse and Thriving: Key Strategies to Jumpstart Your Business Journey

VIP Innovations, LLC  welcomes guest contributing writer: charliemichaels@entrepreneurworld.net Empowering neurodivergent individuals to start their own businesses offers new opportunities for innovative ideas and approaches to flourish in the entrepreneurial world. The unique perspectives and strengths of neurodivergent entrepreneurs can contribute to greater creativity, innovation, and resilience in the business community. Here, VIP Innovations explores six key strategies to support neurodivergent …

Navigating the Holiday Hustle: A Light-Hearted Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving

The Holidays Are Here Ah, Thanksgiving! A time for gratitude, family, friends, and an abundance of food. But let’s be real – it’s also the season of last-minute grocery runs, endless cooking, and the ever-present question, “Is it possible to clone myself to get everything done?” As we embark on this festive yet frenzied journey, let’s take a moment to …

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Rediscovering the Wonder: Embracing Curiosity and Affection in Adulthood

Do you remember the days when the world seemed like a canvas of endless possibilities? When every little thing sparked a sense of wonder, and affection was as easy to give as a smile? As children, we approached life with open arms and hearts, eager to explore, learn, and connect. But as we grow up, that vivid curiosity and easy …

Why Creating Psychological Safety in the Office is Crucial to Success

Psychological safety is emerging as a crucial aspect of a successful organization. Effectively employing this concept throughout your organization, understanding it, and accepting it, will help you help your employees succeed. What is Psychological Safety in Organizations? Everyone needs to feel safe; feeling safe is one of the foundations of everyone’s hierarchy of needs. This applies to physical and psychological …

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Quitting To Save Your Health

Most people agree, quitting habits like smoking or eating salt, fat, and sugar are good for your health. It makes sense that reducing toxins in your body will help you live a healthier, longer life, but there may be more affecting your health than too many Twinkies. Eating toxic foods and bringing chemicals into your body isn’t the only way …

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Setting Boundaries Can Save Your Mind

Your friends and family very likely hold a place for you when you need to vent. You likely do the same in return. Sometimes, we do it when we’re not in a position to offer good advice because we’re not in a good headspace ourselves. That’s what family and friendship look like. You often worry about turning them away because …

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SIX-FACTOR MODEL OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING

Carol Ryff developed the Six-Factor Model of Psychological Well-Being. In it, she describes that there are six different factors required to help an individual achieve a state of contentment, happiness, and psychological well-being. Your psychological well-being includes a feeling of meaning, personal growth, autonomy, personal mastery, and positive, personal relationships. To achieve a state of psychological well-being, you must be …

Eat these 15 foods to make focusing your mind a breeze.

15 Foods to Make Focusing Your Mind a Breeze

The things we eat have the power to help our brains function at optimal levels or to sink us into the morass of fog and forgetfulness. Why? Some foods (like things overly processed or full of sugar) create inflammation in your brain, making it harder for you to do what needs to get done.  It is vital to feed your …