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Know Thyself!

Getting to know yourself is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. Paying attention to your thoughts, your feelings, to the bodily sensations created by these same thoughts and feelings to increase your awareness. If you know what direction your thoughts are leading you, if you’re aware of the tension these thoughts may […]

What’s your chemical soup mix?

Photo Els ‘t Hooft: used with permission One of my favorite parts in giving a workshop or training, is when I get to the ‘chemical soup mix’ part. I truly believe that when one understands what is going on physiologically, as a result of a stress reaction, then we’re more inclined not to let our […]

Feeling Safe, Feeling Valued, Builds Trust

Why are these qualities needed to ensure that employees flourish? What is it about these basic human needs that makes it so important for organizations to recognize how toxic the environment is without them? Much has been said regarding the importance of trust in the workplace, in building relationships that thrive. Yet trust remains elusive […]

More Thoughts about Thoughts

(image by Ymind.nl) The influence and power of the quality of our thoughts is such an important topic, that I decided to share some thoughts more about thoughts with you. I first published a post on this topic here. Every day we are subjected to a huge dose of negativity and fear-based news. If it’s […]

How Full is Your Battery?

Image courtesy of Ymind.nl “People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.” J. Michael Straczynsk My newsletter/blog is all about […]