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5 Things That Feed Loneliness and How Mindfulness Can Help

Loneliness is a widespread problem in Western society and around the world, especially among older adults. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, it didn’t seem to get enough attention. Now it’s recognized as its own epidemic around the world. In this article, I’ll focus on the...
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2 Practices to Deal With Difficult People

We all have difficult people in our lives—some almost impossible to get along with. It seems like almost every time we engage them, we end up getting caught in a power struggle, which can often escalate into volatile situations. Though it is indeed a challenge to turn these...
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14 Tips to Make Mindfulness Stick for Your Team or Company

Having piloted or rolled out mindfulness training courses, many teams or organizations face the challenge of how best to help their members maintain the positive effects through regular practice and by embedding mindfulness into their processes and behaviors. Here are a few...
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12 Qualities of a Mindful Person

”If you think you are enlightened, go home for Thanksgiving.” ~ Ram Dass We sometimes say that some people are “enlightened”, but do we really know what that means? We might say that because they are kind, loving, and insightful. I’ve been on a spiritual path most of my...
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12 Lessons We Can Learn from the COVID-19 Pandemic

“You don’t know who you are until you’ve faced real adversity.” ~ Dan Gasby The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting many of us with one of the greatest challenges of our lives. While it may be difficult for some of us to deal with, it is during these times that we can learn the...
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Recognizing Neurodiversity Beyond Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month As we recognize the importance of Autism Awareness Month, we also need to be aware of people with other developmental and learning disabilities that do not always get the spotlight. To illustrate, we tend to think of neurodiversity as...
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Closing the Neurodiversity Inclusion Gap with Education, Training

Many individuals with autism, ADHD and dyslexia, along with other disabilities, are professionally qualified to join the workforce and actively contribute to the economy. But if this is the case, why are up to 85% of college graduates with autism unemployed or...
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Why Cultural Humility is Key to Successful Employee Benefits

As employers look for new and effective ways to help their workers manage behavioral and mental health challenges in their home lives, it is important for everyone in the benefits selection process to have effective tools for identifying programs that employees will find...
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10 Ways to Improve Your Pandemic Christmas, Charlie Brown

In the 1965 holiday classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charlie Brown finds himself depressed despite the onset of the cheerful holiday season. While our perpetually bummed out protagonist was dealing with the blues caused by the heavy commercialization of his favorite...
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