Happiness Is a Choice

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It may seem like a cliche to say that happiness is, indeed, a choice, but this comes from more than just a few self-help gurus. Did you know, there is scientific proof that it’s true. Some experts claim that we can control up to 40 percent of our own happiness. Knowing this, you may be… Read more »

Tips to Live a Positive Life

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We all have difficult times, and it’s often how we react that helps us get through them successfully. Creating a positive mental outlook can help immensely when those tough spots come along. So, what can you do to stay positive in the face of the negative? Look at your environment. Too often we surround ourselves… Read more »

Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence

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We all have our moments or days, or weeks of self-doubt, where we feel as though we can’t do anything right, that we’ll never get ahead. However, before you decide your own fate and sell yourself short, look at a few ways to boost your own self-confidence. Realize you have a lot to offer and… Read more »

Healthy Snacks to Fuel Your Day

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Think about your average workday for a minute. When does your energy sag? For some of us, it’s midmorning or afternoon, when the previous meal has worn off and the next one seems far away. You may find yourself distracted, irritable, tired or just plain hungry. To stave off those feelings, add a little healthy… Read more »

Simple Ways to Relax When Work Gets Stressful

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Let’s face it: work gets stressful. We all know this. And while many of us would like to take the time to get a massage or take a day off, we can’t always do that. Sometimes we need something in the moment as well. So, give yourself five minutes a few times during the day… Read more »

The Little Things in Life Matter – Find Your Purpose

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What are your core values? In other words, what do you stand for and why? Any company worth working for has a clear answer to this question — and you should as well. Do it both for your personal and professional self. Who are you and what do you stand for? What words or phrases… Read more »

Hiring on Positivity and Potential

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When considering your next hire, think not only about wanting someone with experience, but also someone who can grow within the position and take it head-on. For this, you need to hire for both potential and positive attitude. Avoid the “experience trap.” Too often companies automatically assume that past performance indicates future success. But more importantly,… Read more »

How Can You Recruit High-Potential Candidates?

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As the job market has gotten better, the pool of candidates has shrunk. It has become more difficult to find great candidates. In fact, a 2015 Talent Shortage Survey showed in that year, nearly 40 percent of the 41,700 hiring managers surveyed said they were having trouble filling jobs. Fortunately, with a few tips, you… Read more »

Why a Regular Bedtime Is Critical to Living Healthy and Happy!

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Ask any kid which rule they like least, and bedtime will probably crop up. Yet anyone who has regular interaction with children knows the importance of regular bedtime and getting enough sleep–particularly those sleep-deprived kids who act grumpy and look exhausted all day. As adults, we figure we don’t have to adhere to a bedtime… Read more »

Feeling Stagnant? Recognize Why and Do Something!

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Have you ever hit a point in your life where you felt stuck, either in a certain stage of life, a relationship or a career? As teenagers, many of us felt nobody understood us and wondered when this adolescent angst would just go away (as many teenagers speak in italics). And many of us have… Read more »