Social Media

Because we spend so much time online as a culture now, I want to take another look deep into our addiction to, and love of, social media. I think it’s really important to keep looking at these platforms because I want you to really ask yourself how much of …

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Get Into A Routine

Bad attitudes can sometimes grow out of a disordered day. Kids, especially, thrive under clear directions and expectations. Unfortunately, in their eagerness to start the school year each fall, many moms just start the school year. They plunge right into the books, projects, and math facts and forget that successful …

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A Natural Response To Stress

Anxiety can be defined as ‘a state consisting of psychological and physical symptoms brought about by a sense of apprehension at a perceived threat’. Fear is similar to anxiety, except that with fear the threat is, or is perceived to be, more concrete, present, or imminent. Fear and anxiety can …

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Verbal Pacing

Verbal pacing works like nonverbal pacing, except that you are not mirroring someone’s posture or gestures. Instead, you are mirroring what you think is on their minds. How do you know what someone is thinking about? Let your common sense guide you. You’ll realize you have a pretty …

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How We Were Brought Up

Your mother carried you in her body for nine months. She changed her eating habits, gained an obnoxious amount of weight, gave up partying, and most of the time, even went without small vices like caffeine. All of this was to ensure your health as a baby. And we won …

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Don't Look Now

When it comes to conflict, we've all been told to look people in the eye. Indeed, when someone avoids eye contact, we tend to trust them less and even believe they may be lying. However, eye contact is also a tactic related to power and dominance. Indeed, powerful people and …

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Reconciliation and Ritual

Let’s say you’ve been integrating grief rituals into your daily routine for a while. Maybe you’ve also planned or attended a group grief ritual or two as well. How do you tell if they’re helping?It’s a fair question. After all, I’ve made the …

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Who Do You Feel Inside?

There is an old Cherokee legend that says we each have two wolves battling for dominance inside of us: a good wolf and a bad wolf. Both desperately want to win. The bad wolf represents the inner voice that speaks to us from a place of survival and scarcity—from …

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In the Twenty First Century

The real gift of our studies is that it definitely proves that talent, innate inbred talent, the sort that comes with your meal ticket attached to it, comes up short if faced with Deliberate Practice.
Why? Mainly because cognitive thinking and behavioral theories, the basis for Deliberate Talent, demands that …

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