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5 Strategies for Overcoming Self-Doubt

5 Strategies for Overcoming Self-Doubt

We all have moments of self-doubt. Whether you’re giving a presentation at work or moving to a foreign country, it’s impossible to escape the little voice in your head that questions your decisions.
How To Identify A Narcissist At Work: Nailing Down The Key Factors

How To Identify A Narcissist At Work: Nailing Down The Key Factors

Crossing paths with a narcissist is not rare. In the USA alone, 6% of the general population has been diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. That is not a small number. Now apply the same
Mastering The Art of A Worry-Free Life

Mastering The Art of A Worry-Free Life

At one time or another, we’ve all been around worried family or friends. Sometimes, it’s awkward and uncomfortable. We don’t know what to say, so we say something fast and easy like “Everything’s
7 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence You Need to Watch Out For

7 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence You Need to Watch Out For

Emotional intelligence can make or break a relationship. People with high emotional intelligence have fulfilling and successful relationships with their friends, family, colleagues, and soulmates. On
Strategies to Stop Overthinking and Start Goal-Setting

Strategies to Stop Overthinking and Start Goal-Setting

You goal-setting plan starts with acknowledging your negative thinking.
Strategies to Stop Overthinking and Start Goal-Setting

Strategies to Stop Overthinking and Start Goal-Setting

You goal-setting plan starts with acknowledging your negative thinking.
How To Contain An Oozing Toxic Situation In Your Life

How To Contain An Oozing Toxic Situation In Your Life

Imagine a container of toxic waste that is oozing out at the top. It is almost boiling over and the lid is barely hanging on. Wouldn’t you do anything to stop it? Even from a distance? Once we
How to Predict the Weather When Your Apps Give You Conflicting Forecasts

How to Predict the Weather When Your Apps Give You Conflicting Forecasts

Weird weather we’re having, right? I don’t know where you live, but I’m assuming it’s on the same planet as I do, and here in the northeastern U.S., a “typical” day includes a tantrum of rain in the
fMRI Detects Brain Imbalance Linked to Future Teen Depression

fMRI Detects Brain Imbalance Linked to Future Teen Depression

A new study suggests an imbalance of functioning in attention-related brain systems may help forecast the course of teen depression. Researchers discovered faulty connections between frontal and
Feel more tranquil at work with a daily ritual straight out of summer camp

Feel more tranquil at work with a daily ritual straight out of summer camp

Reflect on the highs and lows of your work day with a round of rose and thorn.
How To Become Bitter and Resentful in 9 Easy Steps

How To Become Bitter and Resentful in 9 Easy Steps

There are all sorts of benefits to being bitter and resentful. There’s getting rid of the people around you, ruining the things that are going well for you, and causing general self-sabotage. Getting
5 Steps To Release Bottled Emotions And Live Happier

5 Steps To Release Bottled Emotions And Live Happier

A lot of times, we tend to set aside what we really feel in fear of hurting and offending other people. We forget all about them and ignore them for as long as possible. However, when those emotions
Want to be happy? Embrace being miserable

Want to be happy? Embrace being miserable

Positivity gets all the good press. But there's a dark, hard truth you must embrace in order for your good attitude to be meaningful.
To Stop Worrying So Much, Deflate Your Own Ego

To Stop Worrying So Much, Deflate Your Own Ego

I know from neurosis. Seconds before writing this post, I heard “Hey Soul Sister” come up on our office’s playlist. I saw a visitor sitting someone from outside the company sitting in the lobby, and
5 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Taking Life Seriously

5 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Taking Life Seriously

Pretentious title, but far from a call to adopt a stance of apathy within this wondrous and dynamic reality we exist together in. Well, no. It’s quite the opposite. The insight I’d like to share with
7 Signs That You’re Living in Denial

7 Signs That You’re Living in Denial

We are all living in some form of denial. People everywhere- from the online entrepreneurs in Qatar to the shoe shines in Gary, Indiana- live in denial without even knowing it. I can’t be referring to
Should You Give the Good News First, or the Bad News?

Should You Give the Good News First, or the Bad News?

Research shows the definitive answer to the question, 'Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first?'
Should You Give the Good News First, or the Bad News?

Should You Give the Good News First, or the Bad News?

Research shows the definitive answer to the question, 'Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first?'
How to deal with naysaying employees

How to deal with naysaying employees

Almost every team has one: the resident contrarian who takes issue with every plan. They are the first to poke holes in new ideas and…
Why Thinking Negatively Isn't Always a Bad Thing

Why Thinking Negatively Isn't Always a Bad Thing

Contrary to what you've always been told, thinking negatively can very much be a good thing.