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Why It’s So Important to Teach Empathy Today More Than Ever

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We are a diverse world — diverse in culture,  viewpoint, and opportunities.  This diversity has a wealth of knowledge and insight.  But because diversity, by definition, doesn’t always speak the same language, literally or figuratively, we overlook the vast opportunities within our world.  Instead of drawing together to connect and overcome differences, polar opposite opinions divide us.  Teaching — and…

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Why Am I So Emotional Lately?

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This has been an intense year.  Besides a medical pandemic affecting everyone, it can seem as if we have a global emotional epidemic, as well. The condition of the world is hard to ignore. Regardless of your political affiliations, current health, and employment status, nothing feels stable. It brings up a Pandora’s Box of emotions. Amid global chaos, it triggers…

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A Conversation with Dr. Carmen Landrau: Saving Lives via Medicine and Beyond

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 Dr. Carmen Landrau: Saving Lives via Medicine and Beyond Intro: Dr. Carmen Landrau is a board-certified physician specializing as a cardiologist. She is also a prominent professional speaker, using her experience, knowledge, and inner commitment to empower women. In both fields she is making a difference saving lives. In her medical practice she literally saves lives, working with a…

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6 Fascinating Things Your Budget & Spending Habits Reveal About Your Life

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Stop avoiding your finances! You’d be surprised what they can teach you. If you’ve avoided the topic of money in your life, there are compelling reasons to change your approach. Money is a reflection of ourselves on both a superficial and deep level. It expresses who we are through our appearance and reveals our thoughts, behaviors, and choices on a…

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Why Finding Your Life’s Purpose Helps Everything Else Fall Into Place

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Here’s the real secret. Do all the questions you hear about purpose and passion lead you farther away from a resolution? Themes and opinions on the topic vary, leaving a speculation to whether they’re the same thing and if they last a lifetime.  Do you even really have to know what your purpose is? The concept of following a passion was supposed…

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Cleaning Makes Me Happy — and Empathetic

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A couple years ago I wrote an article on why cleaning made me happy. It’s still true and you can read those reasons below. What I’ve recently discovered in addition, though, is that cleaning our home also fosters empathy. So while doing routine cleaning, we are not only improving our home, we are becoming better people — happy and empathetic!…

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A Conversation with Entwined Lifestyle: Joined in Purpose

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Entwined Lifestyle: Joined in Purpose Jan and Jillian Yuhas are identical twins with a Relationship and Lifestyle coaching business, Entwined Lifestyle. Highly skilled, with credentials as life coaches and as Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs), they are also conflict resolution mediators, and experts in body language and micro-expressions.  They combine their credentials with their experience, abilities and twin-ship to help…

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A Conversation with Cris Gladly: Protector and … Gladiator?

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Cris Gladly: Protector and … Gladiator? In this Profile of a Life of Purpose, you’ll hear my guest explain why she doesn’t believe in purpose — and what she does believe in instead. Cris is a consultant and speaker working with social and emotional intelligence to foster positive workplace culture. You’ll hear how she used her experiences from a young…

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