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The Many Ways that Hobbies Add to Your Life

If you don’t have a hobby, you could probably use one. There’s more to life than work and maintaining your home. A hobby is something just for you. It’s to make you happy and not anyone else. It’s a little slice of heaven that you can rely on to lift …

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How to Develop Your Strengths

Everyone has unique talents and strengths, but whether we’ve discovered and actively developed them is the real question! Maybe we’ve been told that we’re good at something, but we let our skills go untapped while we wait for the confidence and courage to take action. There are even some people …

A 5 Minute Guide to Amazing Self-Talk

Self-talk is a soundtrack that’s constantly playing in your head, and its impact is dramatic. The conversations you have with yourself help determine your emotions and actions. Learn about the different types of self-talk and how to use them to your advantage. Self-Talk in General  Raise your awareness. Self-talk is …

Build a Strong Work Ethic and Get Things Done

We often hear that success is the result of hard work. Hard work does pay off, but not everyone has the right work ethic to put in a full day of work. It’s common to daydream, avoid work, and procrastinate. A strong work ethic is both useful and admired. Many …

What Every Employee Needs To Know About Initial Probation Periods

When starting a new job, you may find yourself facing an initial probation period. In these hard economic times where there is stiff competition for jobs, more and more companies are instituting probation periods for newly hired employees. Read on to discover the ins and outs of these probation periods …

A Beginner’s Guide to Conducting an Effective Training Session

Maybe you’re nervous because your boss expects you to pull together a workplace training event, and this is your first time having to do something like this. Relax and use this step-by-step guide to prepare and lead a rewarding training session to make participants want to come back for more. …

How to Look Confident Even When You’re Nervous

Confidence gives you an advantage in any situation. You’re more likely to ace an interview, charm your date, or convince your child to eat their vegetables when you’re sure of yourself. Just looking like you’re confident is often enough to make you more persuasive and successful. Plus, our behavior tends …

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6 Easy Ways to Incorporate Short Breaks into Your Work Day

While you’re at work, it’s common to feel overwhelmed with all the projects you’re juggling. Concentrating for a long period can be taxing, both emotionally and physically. This often results in a tired mind, aching muscles, and a complete lack of energy. What can you do to rest and revive …

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Keeping Your Self-Esteem after a Job Loss

If you’ve lost your job, there’s no denying that it can be a devastating ordeal. It can be a real burden, especially when your whole family depended on that job and the income it provided. However, you can find the strength to recover from a tragic job loss. Sometimes it …