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The Seven Day Attention Diet

The Seven Day Attention Diet

Things are pretty heavy online at the moment. From divisive social media posts and sensational news headlines to misinformation campaigns and a huge rise in junk information. It’s a lot to handle. How are you holding up in the midst of that? I’m hearing a lot of...

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How to cope in a crisis

How to cope in a crisis

As Covid-19 has spread through the world, we have seen and experienced the parallel spread of anxiety, stress, depression and addiction as well. As humans, we’re hardwired to crave stability, safety and certainty, so it’s perfectly natural to feel unsettled and...

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Why You Want to Stop Running From Your Shadow-Side

Why You Want to Stop Running From Your Shadow-Side

We all have a ‘shadow’ side. Our personal ‘shadow’ is made up of the parts of ourselves that we do not accept and do not want to see. Our shadow is rooted in shame, by our sense of being basically unworthy or deficient as we are. When we run from our shadow, it then...

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How to Defeat Fear

How to Defeat Fear

Most of us struggle with fear in one way or another - whether it's the fear of what other people think of you, the fear you're not enough, the fear of failure or fears and about what might happen in the future. When fear rears its head we can become overwhelmed or...

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Drop the Problem, Drop the Stress

Drop the Problem, Drop the Stress

It’s been said that a problem is like a pool of muddy water, the more that you stir it around in the mind, the cloudier it gets. This rings true. How many times have you tossed and turned at night ruminating about a difficulty in your life only to wake up the next day...

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How to Lead With Love

How to Lead With Love

Recently, I was reminded of the powerful practice of asking the question, "What would love do?" in times of decision or challenge. Consider for a moment the kinds of things that we often ask ourselves during those kinds of moments. When we are reactive, stressed,...

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