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How to Better Manage your Stress

Do you know anyone like this? “Stress level: extreme. It's like she was a jar with the lid screwed on too tight, and inside the jar were pickles, angry pickles, and they were fermenting, and about to explode.” --Fiona Wood It's a great ...

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Can you Trust Someone Who's been Dishonest?

"A single lie discovered is enough to create doubt in every truth expressed." -- Unknown When trust is broken There's not much worse than catching someone you thought you trusted in a lie. Or several of them. You find you instantly go from ...

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When Disappointment Hits

"Hope deferred makes the heart sick." -- Ancient Proverb If you're human, you've most likely experienced the feeling of let-down when something you hoped for didn't work out. Maybe it was that perfect job you wanted but didn't get, or that ...

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Does it Matter if Others Like you?

How often have you heard someone say, "I don't care if they like me, as long as they respect me"? With friends and family, we seem to understand the importance of caring, compassion and connection. We grasp that exhibiting interpersonal skills can ...

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Starting the Year on the Right Foot

It's a new year, which means a blank canvas for new goals, objectives, and intentions. How can you be sure to get started on the right foot? Being intentional is a competency of emotional intelligence. It's that ability to act deliberately, moving ...

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The 3 C’s: Which do you Choose?

"Knowing who you are is confidence. Confidence, not cockiness. Cockiness is knowing who you are and pushing it down everyone's throat." -- Mila Kunis Do you know anyone who constantly tells you how great they are? Whether it's a blatant statement ...

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Are you a Trust Builder or a Trust Breaker?

Are you someone who builds trust or someone who tears it down? The ability to build trust is a competency of high emotional intelligence. Being trustworthy means to be ethical when working with and relating to others. It means doing the right thing ...

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The Perfect Gift

In many countries, 'tis the season for finding the perfect gift for your friends and loved ones.  It truly can be a special time of thoughtfulness and giving. But just to mix things up, I'd like to challenge you to give a unique gift this year... ...

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Turn, Turn, Turn

It's that time of year in Colorado when the aspens turn.  Entire hillsides are ablaze with the bright golden glow of shimmering aspen leaves, dancing their final performance before they flutter to the ground and rest for the winter.  Carloads of ...

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Ready or not, here I come

Do you remember playing hide-and-go-seek? My brothers and I spent countless summertime evening hours in our grassy backyard, hiding.  The old ash tree was base, and the person who was "It" would begin counting, to 200 by 5's, face buried (no ...

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