3 Keys To Healthy Relationships That Will Surprise You

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What Do Relationships and Trees Have in Common?

Healthy relationships are like plants - they blossom when they are nurtured.  Just as professional networks are a critical part of business success, our personal relationships are vital to living a happy fulfilled life.  Our relationships help us learn, grow, and thrive.

But do all relationships deserve our tender loving care? What of those people who come into our lives and...

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5 Simple Ways To Diversify Your Network For Success

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Your Success Coincides With The Balance In Your Network Bank Account

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.”  ~Dale Carnegie

Success in nearly every aspect of life comes down to your ability to build meaningful relationships – both personal and professional.  It’s no surprise that the best...

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6 Undeniable Benefits of Meditation To Help You Stop Running

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There's something you need to know about silence.  So that you can understand why you are running from it.  What you are missing every time you avoid it.  I wished someone had told me this when I was younger, had explained the benefits of mindfulness and meditation.  I was 44 years old before I learned this invaluable lesson.  So, I wrote an article about it and published it on Medium.com.  I also want to share it with you.  I hope you enjoy it and decide to give silence a second...

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Are You Stuck? 3 Soulful Reasons You Should Enjoy The Ride

Being stuck is the ride of your life

It’s hard to deny the fact that life moves quickly and requires us to continually adapt and change. But sometimes we get stuck and we literally stand still while everything speeds around us.

Have you ever felt this sense of inertia in your life?  It’s frustrating when we become aware of it and can’t figure out how to start moving forward again.  I know.  I’ve been there many times. After losing loved ones, my career twice, and through many transition periods in my life, I’ve...

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Hidden Benefits Of Living Creatively And How To Unleash Your Inner Creative

“Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted."  ~George Kneller

Creativity is a powerful force that resides within all of us.  It’s a superpower that everyone possesses but few harness.

Thankfully, we are all born creative.  As children, we were in...

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Harness The Power of Self-Doubt: How To Respond To Those Voices In Your Head

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What Does Self-Doubt Feel Like?

Picture walking on a cloudy June afternoon.  The air is humid and the temperature is hovering around 80 degrees.  While you’re busy replaying a conversation with your boss in your mind, you notice the clouds transform from gray to black, and you hear a crack of thunder nearby.  You pick up the pace knowing that the storm is moving in quickly, but before you get another 50 yards, the rain starts pouring down.  This is not good....

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The Illusion of Perfection: 3 Empowering Ways To Avoid Comparing Yourself To Others

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Some human tendencies are self-defeating.

They hold us back, preventing us from becoming the best version of ourselves.  Social comparison is one of these mental traps.  By comparing yourself to others, you lose sight of your own personal value and uniqueness and set yourself up for a life of dissatisfaction - a life of wishing and wanting everything you don’t have.  So why do we fall into the trap of thinking the grass is greener on the other side?  And how do we reframe...

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