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Clarity About Pursuing Happiness at Work

In March this year, a few cities in the Netherlands acknowledged and celebrated Dutch Happiness Week. This is an initiative of Fontys University HRM and Psychology students, which began in 2015 in Eindhoven. A leading theme, ‘the economy of happiness’, in these departments was the motivation behind the initiative. Last September, an initiative of two […]

Whistle While You Work

Impact of Music on Workplace Productivity Some interesting facts, in the infograph below by webfx.com,  on the benefits of music in the workplace, not only for productivity but also for well-being and engagement. In a Forbes article I found an answer to a question I posed to myself after reading this infograph: Can listening to […]

A New Day: A New Chance

Your Inner Critic  6 weeks ago, we entered a new calendar year. Fixing our eyes forward, I’m wanting to share with you some inspiring words of wisdom to continue into 2019 with a different mindset, a different perspective, and perhaps with more grit, creativity, and resiliency. New Year’s resolutions, goal setting, and good intentions are […]

Thinking Makes it So

Did you ever stop to realize that our thoughts create our reality? That they even create and change our physiology, our internal chemistry? Thoughts Are That Powerful After you read this article, you will be a changed person. That’s my promise to you. Awareness is the first step to change. Since after you’ve read this […]

Holiday Needs in Your Time of Need

For many of us, the holidays, which are fast approaching, are a stressful time. Holiday stress manifests itself in a multitude of symptoms due to a variety of causes. Here is a tip that can help you celebrate the coming days in full holiday cheer: behind any one of your energy draining stressors, lies one […]

Resiliency in Communication

The Problem Have you ever been guilty of reading someone’s mind, assuming you know what the other person means? Have you created fiction for yourself from something you heard someone say? Have you jumped in, offering your two cents worth, not knowing the whole story and ending up with the proverbial foot in your mouth? […]