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Is Internal Alignment the Key to Happiness?

Written by Raluca Gomeaja July 1, 2020 All human beings fundamentally want the same thing: to be happy. And yet you've heard so many times, that happiness isn't a destination, but a journey. So much of what we do or what we think and what we feel's…

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Moments That Brought You to the Mirror of Conscious Reflection

Written by Suneeta Kudaravalli June 26, 2020 “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” -Ernest Hemingway I've always been a personal development junkie, wanting to…

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The Pursuit of Growing Together

Written by Raluca Gomeaja June 24, 2020 Effort. So much effort . . . In these unusual times so many people do put a lot of effort not only in moving their lives and their work further, but also in supporting others to do the same, in their own…

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Once Upon a Time There Was a Coach Who Didn’t Know She Was a Coach

Written by Ashlee Dutton June 17, 2020 Coach and the Beanstalk Sometimes, what coaching is and how you become one can be quite the fairy tale. In my case, coaching was not the knight on the trusty steed coming to rescue me as we galloped happily…

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What’s Realistic and Reasonable for Your New Reality?

Written by Lauren LeMunyan June 12, 2020 The other day I saw a post asking, “What's your COVID-19 motto?”  I got to thinking about that--what is a motto, really?  For me, it's something that helps me put a framework together. It helps me set my…

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The Power of Practical Imagination

Written by Minou Hexspoor June 10, 2020 Quarantine Queen: A Lockdown Voyage My husband burst out laughing: "I’ve never had lunch at home with you looking like this!" I turned around and looked in the mirror above the dresser behind me. My…

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Holding on When I Should Have Let Go

Written by Jeff Newman June 5, 2020 All through my 62 years, I came to understand that a good portion of my stress, anxiety, and signs of depression were attributed to my unwillingness to let go; to let go of holding onto things, objects,…

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Embracing Life’s Obstacles: Obstacles Are the Way

Written by Jason Young June 3, 2020 “The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” -Marcus Aurelius, 1956, Book 5.20 The obstacles are the way. This statement seems contradictory, but please allow me to make my…

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Why These Are the Most Amazing Times We’ve Ever Lived

Written by Raluca Gomeaja May 6, 2020 In times where people complain daily about being confined, governments not doing what they should (or must), criticizing ideas without bringing new solutions; let’s instead start a list of all the things that…

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The Giver Paradox (And Five Tips to Resolve It)

Written by Raluca Gomeaja April 29, 2020 I hear you, you're a giver. You fuel yourself on the "joy of giving." You're here to serve. Even the idea of giving less makes you uncomfortable--like you'd be cutting out a part of yourself. This is how…

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