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How to Conquer a Fear of Change

How do you feel when something happens in your life and you can’t do anything about it?  Powerless? Frustrated? Angry? Maybe you got fired by text message, lost your savings overnight or became ill?  We all have been in situations … r

5 Tips to Break Free from Negative Thoughts

We all get lost in thought from time to time, but sometimes those thoughts feel downright overwhelming. If we don’t take specific action to stop the thought loop, it can throw off our whole day. Whether you suffer from anxiety, … r

7 Morning Rituals to Start Your Day Right

Most of our mornings start with a mad rush to be on time. But these out of control mornings lead to out of control days and, ultimately, a stressful life.   The way out is to include a few self-care rituals … r

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Top 10 Career Books to Help You Do Purpose-Driven, Passion-fueled Work

Whether you’re new to the job market, or happen to be looking for a new path professionally, the following 10 career books will help you make that happen. These are the books you need to read in order to find and do work you love or take your career to the next level. r

The Myth of the 4-Minute Mile: How to Shatter Barriers and Create Breakthrough Opportunities

The world we live in is becoming increasingly complex and uncertain. And with it, the conventional thinking of yesterday is no longer sufficient. Creating real, breakthrough opportunities requires a fundamental change in our thinking. As Einstein said, “We can’t solve … r

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How to Make Your Own Motivation

It’s that time of year when the days get shorter and people need a BOOST: to get to the gym, to put down that cookie, to stick to their plan! How do you get up in the dark, when it’s … r