On March 18, 1958, the Trappist monk and mystic, Thomas Merton, had an experience that he described this way: “In Louisville, at the corner of Fourth and Walnut, in the center of the shopping district, [...]

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How Do I Know You’re Committed?

A commitment means that we’ve made a promise, and no matter what happens, we won’t waver. A commitment has certainty and passion. It has power and vision. When obstacles appear they don’t deter us because [...]

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Explore Your Feelings With the Four Archetypes

The following exercise is a respectful, effective way to begin any encounter such as a team meeting, a relationship building session, or a conflict management intervention. According to Swiss psychologist Carl Jung, four patterns or [...]

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Be Mindful To Be Happy

Studies conducted over the last 10 years show how practicing awareness, also called mindfulness, creates positive effects on the brain by building new neural connections among brain cells. Mindfulness helps us rewire the brain, and [...]

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Relationships Are Built on Trust

While awareness is the cornerstone of connecting with people, trustworthiness runs a close second. Whether the relationship is personal or work related, without trust we can’t move further. When we are trustworthy people can rely [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stress Can Make You Stupid!

Behavior changes drastically when we are under stress. It can cause us to ignore, shame, or abuse people we love. Stress changes our behavior and seems to change our personality, and this is why people [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments