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The Power of a Growth Mindset

Have you ever heard this saying? Leaders are made, not born. I’ve always found this quote comforting—it shows that not all of our gifts are assigned at birth. Our talents can be developed and shaped through practice and passion. However, … r

Back To Human: My Interview with the Incredible Dan Schawbel

Recently, I had the good fortune of sitting down with Dan Schawbel to talk about his new book, Back To Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation. As somebody that is totally burnt out on all … r

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Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work – And What Does

You might be anxiously wondering where this article is going to go, so just in case you’re about to judge me as some negative Nancy that’s going to bash positive thinking, I’d like to clear that up because that’s not … r

Creating a Sacred Space for Creativity

Most writers and artists need privacy and solitude to tap into their creative selves. Creating is not always easy, but it can be even more difficult if is done in an uninspiring environment or surrounded by unwanted people and noise. … r

The Starting Five: Vitamins for Improved Health

“By the proper intakes of vitamins and other nutrients…you can, I believe, extend your life and years of well-being by twenty-five or even thirty-five years,” said Nobel Prize winning scientist Linus Pauling. Modern research has confirmed Pauling’s belief as it … r

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3 Easy Tips to a Good Night Sleep

Good night sleep. The best thing in the world (Second to a nice Cheeseburger on a rainy morning). According to a 2010 survey, 30 percent of Australians reported experiencing a severe sleeping disorder. Whereas in America, the Center for Disease … r