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Saying Thank You is Hard Enough Millennial gratitude ( or rather ingratitude) is the bane of our parents’ existence. We have a tendency to express gratitude with less buoyancy and more suspicion. Why are we so particular about handing out our thank you notes? Our generation is filled with interpersonalContinue Reading

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Movember is about men’s health There’re issues endangering the health of men, mainly neglect, avoidance, the social pressure to be silent, quiet emotions and just take it “like a man”. Movember advocates for change. Because for society to thrive we need healthy women and men. We need to change theContinue Reading

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Don’t Work Harder. Work Smarter It’s easy to forget that working harder at something is not the answer. It might seem to had worked for our parents and grandparents. But the reality that they sometimes miss is the fact that the people who found lasting success were the ones whoContinue Reading

I’m no Buddhist or Zen monk, so, why meditation? Something will happen this week that will make you lose your balance. The point of meditation at work is to counter the impact of these unforeseen events from within. A coworker will say something, a colleague will do something, or won’t,Continue Reading

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Saying Hell Yeah to Positive Affirmations Inspired by a recent collaboration with Wanderella, I want to rant a bit more about positive affirmations here because you can never have too much positivity. We live in a world that bombards us with literal and metaphorical reasons to feel swamped in negativity.Continue Reading

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Lacking a positive attitude @ work?Β Let me be completely honest and bold. The problem is not your job. The first steps toward a positive attitude at work: Shifting Perspectives How do you see your job and your role there has everything to do with how you feel when you areContinue Reading

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The Green Mile is not an upbeat story. Based on the book by Stephen King it portrays society at its worst levels of prejudice and its best levels of human vulnerability and compassion. 8 Mile is not a fairy tale. It juxtaposes the physical boundaries and psychological limits of aContinue Reading

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The Nightmare Before Christmas for me was an acquired taste. At the time it came out, weirdness and eccentricity were two things I wanted to avoid at all cost. I was also nine years old, a very jumpy and easily scared nine-year-old. The movie was not for me. I’m moreContinue Reading