Some Creative Ways to Deal with Loneliness

Some Creative Ways to Deal with Loneliness

Loneliness is a pervasive worldwide issue. No country or culture is immune. While mental health professionals wrestle with how to address it, private organizations and businesses are taking charge by bringing forth creative solutions. From raising chickens to sitting on park benches, innovators are thinking outside the box to get us socializing again. We can apply this creativity to our own lives. First, we need to reframe our thinking about what loneliness means then we must find a bit of imagination and bravery to try something new with someone new. 

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A Simple Guide to Being Authentic

A Simple Guide to Being Authentic

In today’s world we get mixed messages about what’s real and what’s fake. Everything seems to be crafted for optics. And as a result, we’ve become so desperate for authenticity. We long to have clarity and trust in everything in our lives down to our own views of ourselves. How can I be more authentic with myself, in my relationships, and in my work? Through six simple suggestions, one can begin to live out a more authentic life—step by step and day by day. It need not be hard, it just needs to be sincere. 

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Screen Addiction is Slowly Killing Us and Our Relationships

Screen Addiction is Slowly Killing Us and Our Relationships

There is no denying that we are spending more time in front of screens than ever before. While technology is infinitely useful, it also comes with a dark side. Our increased screen usage is becoming addictive and that’s impacting our mental health and social bonds. We can take steps, however, to wrestle back our autonomy by choosing where to put our time and attention. Contained within are practical suggestions to help change our habits so technology remains our servant not our master.

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Social Anxiety is Real for Many. How to Tackle it.

Social Anxiety is Real for Many. How to Tackle it.

Social Anxiety is the third largest mental health care condition in the world after depression and alcoholism. It’s often misunderstood or confused with other social personality traits such as shyness or introversion. But for those that suffer from it, the feelings can be overwhelming and today’s overuse of social media is not helping matters. Thankfully social anxiety is curable either through reframing one’s thinking or through professional treatment. This article is a good place to start to explore this common topic.

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6 Ways to be Optimistic When It Seems the World is Falling Apart

6 Ways to be Optimistic When It Seems the World is Falling Apart

In times like these, things may feel hopeless. There are more problems in this world than we can keep track of and often we feel powerless to change them. But hope abounds because nothing lasts forever! Even the bad stuff. Through these six suggestions, we can embrace optimism to see us through these challenging days and feel a whole lot better in the process.

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Planning Your Personal Brand for a New Job

Planning Your Personal Brand for a New Job

When you start a new job, you’re given a unique opportunity to set a reputation for yourself before anyone one else can define it. To do this, it requires deliberately planning your personal brand and creating an action plan for your behavior. If done properly, one can settle into a new assignment projecting a persona that he or she solely cultivates and controls. Such efforts will then pay professional dividends for years to come.

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