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Self-Advocacy: What is getting in your way?

If you are feeling overwhelmed, exhausted and stressed, you aren't alone. Most of us are facing challenges that are stretching us to the brink, personally and professionally. Have you thought about what you need right now to be successful at home and work?
 
Barriers to self-advocacy
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Balancing Productivity and Compassion

It is true that most of us work primarily in order to earn a living and a paycheck. It is also true that, once those basic needs of safety and security are met, most of us hope to find our work both fulfilling and enjoyable. To those ends, we seek jobs and workplaces where we...
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Lead by Example: the ripple effect

What expectations are you setting as a leader through your behaviors, and how much does it impact the performance and mental wellbeing of your team? Your behaviors send a clear message to your employees about what it takes to be successful. Whether you've gotten to this point in your career...
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Creating psychological safety for wellbeing strategies

Our teams are facing a level of exhaustion and overwhelm that is creating a significant business risk. Many companies are implementing new policies and procedures, communication norms, and wellbeing programs to support their teams.

But despite all of the options and efforts and encouragement,...

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What if...

We are living in a time of great uncertainty. So much of what we expected to be happening in our lives right now has been postponed, changed, or no longer possible. Most of us are spending our days trying to figure out how to adapt to the ‘new normal’, even though we have no real idea...

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Simple Change

Most people hear the word ‘change’ and cringe. We tend to try to keep things in our life consistent, and the thought of change brings up resistance, fear and anxiety. Ironically, life is constantly changing and evolving whether you want it or not, so fighting just creates more stress....

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Email After Hours

Do you remember the days when the only way to access your work or email was through the huge computer sitting on your desk? We had to drive all the way to the office if we wanted to get anything done, and most of us were excited to finally have the flexibility to work from the comfort of our...

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Managing Distractions

Our world is filled with distractions. We often get to the end of a long day and feel frustrated because while we were very busy, we didn’t actually get any of our important tasks completed. We all have the same 24 hours in a day; the ability to manage our attention is what creates a true...

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Success in Work and Life

We’ve all heard the term ‘work-life balance’. There are even new and creative versions of that term, such as ‘work-life integration’. Ultimately most of us feel overwhelmed with all of the things we have on our plate at some point in our lives, and are eagerly...

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Courage to Rest

How could something as natural as rest require courage? Consider for a moment how you felt the last time you left the office early and walked past your coworkers or boss who were likely going to spend several more hours at their desks. Or when you stepped out for a walk during lunch on a nice day...

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