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According to the Mental Health Awareness Organization’s website, 1 out of 5 people will experience a mental health illness. Mental illness impacts many people from all walks of life and throughout many age groups. Mental illness can look different for each person and can come...

Negative thoughts can enter our minds at any point throughout our day. Whether we choose to dwell on them and let them influence our thinking and behavior, or not, is our choice. Most of us would agree that eliminating negative thoughts would help to improve...

For those of us with school or work commitments, meetings can occur on a regular basis. Meetings serve an important purpose for the work we are involved in, as they can help to solve problems, foster new ideas, start new projects and so much more....

Obstacles or roadblocks can be any problem that comes up that can keep one from achieving their goal. Obstacles can involve emotions, policies, procedures, planning, relationships, performance and more. These obstacles can occur in any area of one’s life from personal to professional. Obstacles can...

A pros and cons list is a decision making tool that can be used to look at both sides of an argument.  It can be beneficial to utilize a pros and cons list when making a difficult decision, or one that has many layers.  A...

Emotional support is something we all need to receive.  Emotional support can include the demonstration of support, concern, encouragement or love for another person.  Often, we provide emotional support to other people, both personal and professional.  There are many different types of emotional support and...

We all have habits that are established in our lives.  Some of us have habits of taking off our shoes when we get home, or drinking a cup of coffee right when we get up, or maybe we hum along to every song we hear. ...

What is an inclusive environment? An inclusive environment is one that incorporates everyone and allows him or her to participate and contribute with his or her uniqueness. It takes the individuality of each person and values those differences and helps them to prosper.  We are...

Stress management is a large part of taking care of yourself.  We all encounter stressors in our lives and for some, we can experience them daily.  The important part about battling the stress is learning to deal with it properly.  Without healthy stress management tools,...

A great quality of any leader is the act of empowering others.  Empowerment can be defined as the process of gaining strength and confidence and can often be attributed to being given authority or power.  Empowerment can come in many different forms and is something...

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