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None of Your Efforts Go To Waste

“It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.” ― Jillian Michaels It’s been a very busy week for me at work and I barely had the time to write new material for the blog.  We’ve been outsourced by our […]


5 Reliable Tips on Handling Confrontation

“There can be no progress without head-on confrontation.” ― Christopher Hitchens, Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays About 2 years ago, I had this staff member directly reporting to me who was bad-mouthing me behind my back.  Apparently, she was blaming me for some lapses she made because according to her, I didn’t tell her […]

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6 Creative Tips on How to Handle Negative People

“Negativity is cannibalistic. The more you feed it, the bigger and stronger it grows.” ― Bobby Darnell We’ve all experienced being in the same room with an energy vampire.  You know, that person who couldn’t do anything else but complain for just about everything from the early morning traffic to the food that is being […]


8 Practical Ways to Fight Stress

“If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved worrying will do you no good.” ― Śāntideva I just came from the doctor today for my pre-employment physical examination and I was happy to learn that I was in good shape and that the only thing I should be concern about […]


6 Meaningful Ways to Overcome Your Insecurities

“Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.” ― Shannon L. Alder I used to feel insecure every time a friend or a colleague receives a promotion at work.  It always made me feel inadequate and inferior that I’m not getting the same rewards even though I believe in myself that I am […]


4 Signs Your Being Too Nice is Hurting You

“Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries.” ― Shannon L. Alder We’ve all been raised to behave properly and to be nice to the people we meet.  We were taught how to be kind and courteous towards others and to be respectful at all times.  We carried this idea in our heads from the […]


7 Powerful Ways to Make Your Dream a Reality

  “Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson We all have that ultimate dream since we were children.  Some of us dreamed of becoming a popular celebrity much like our favorite actors and actresses or the singers we idolize on […]