Mindfulness at Work: Pause, Notice, Take Action

We could all use self-help that works amidst unsettling moments at work. Being in the human resources profession means you’ll encounter moments of distress when something suddenly happens at work. Whether it’s a very difficult conversation you are having, or...

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Make Care a Culture (or Count the Cost)

Sarah is an admin assistant at ABC Tech. She’s had a tough year with health challenges and difficult family situations. In spite of having used all her sick days, her doctor suggests she needs more time off. She has...

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Three Ways Towards a More Mindful Workplace

If your organization doesn’t yet have mindfulness practices in place, don’t fret, because it doesn’t have to cost much or take many resources. To simplify the discussion, here are a three popular ways to bring mindfulness into your workplace,...

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Stress is Optional: Learn to Let Go to Move Ahead

This is the finale in a four-part “Stress is Optional” series. Read parts one, two and three here. Birthrights Versus Learned Behaviours We are placed on Earth in this body, mind, spirit and soul to experience vibrancy, optimum health, mental clarity...

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Stress is Optional: Healthy Versus Unhealthy Stress

This is the third in a four part series. Read parts one and two here. Some stress is actually healthy, so it’s important to distinguish between the two. It’s not about eliminating stress entirely, but about creating internal emotional balance...

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Stress is Optional: Lead as You Would Like to Follow

This is the second in a four part series, which began here. Lead as you would like to follow. I came up with this phrase years ago and offer it to my clients to help them fast-track by emulating a...

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Stress is Optional: A Global Epidemic

This is the first in a four-part series. Why am I an advocate for convincing others that stress is optional? Simple—because it is simply not okay that there is a global stress epidemic. Moreover, it doesn’t need to be this...

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Eight Ways to Do Your Own “Back to School”

September is here – it’s time to head back to school. Have you sharpened your pencils and opened your books? That’s right, “back to school” isn’t just for the kids—we grown-up professionals can benefit from fall learning too. While many...

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