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Self-Worth: A Journey to Self-Discovery and Forgiveness

How do we feel “worthy?” Is it after ace-ing the big final? Or after getting the promotion? Is feeling worthy something we can only receive from external factors? The feeling of being “good enough” is something many people can spend their entire lives chasing, convinced by ads that tell us we need to buy this […]

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How the Attractive Character (Alter Ego) Can Reshape the Way You See Your Life Story

We all have a story to tell—a narrative that shapes our identity, influences our decisions, and defines our journey through life. Your life story is distinctly yours; no two lives are exactly the same, and therefore, your life story is all your own. For many, the idea that our story is uniquely ours, and that […]

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Using Objects (Totems) to Enhance Confidence

One of the great powers of human creativity is the ability to create meaning, purpose, and intention simply by the will of our thoughts. I’ve written many blog posts speaking to this effect, such as using positive manifestation and crafting self-fulfilling prophecies, but the main point remains the same: your belief is enough to manifest […]

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Exploring the Link Between Confidence and Alter Egos and Creating an Attractive Character

Confidence. We’re often told that being confident is the secret sauce to achieving success, becoming a master of leading, and getting our ideas heard by others. A confident person radiates almost otherworldly social skills, navigating situations with grace, and faces new challenges with fearlessness. Confidence is often rated as being an extremely attractive trait, because […]

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Discovering Your Attractive Character: Tips for Discovering Your True Self

Right now, you’re on an amazing journey. You may not even realize it yet, but every second of every day is an opportunity for adventure — not in the traditional sense, such as exploring a new place, or searching for your dream home. It’s an adventure of self-discovery, and honing in on what makes you […]

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Maya Angelou’s Wisdom: Inspiring Lessons for Personal Transformation

“I’m a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman That’s me.” -Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou The immortal words of acclaimed poet, author, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou ring true even decades after this poem was committed to page. Her life and legacy continue to inspire and resonate with millions around the world; her timeless, wise insight […]

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The Psychology of Performance: Why Attractive Characters (Alter Egos) Help Overcome Nervousness

Let’s talk about Beyonce. You probably were not expecting this week’s blog to start off talking about one of the most prolific and successful musicians of all time, but stay with me here. Beyonce’s success is near-unmatched, and one of the key elements of her success lies in, among other things, her captivating and almost […]

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Clarity, Purpose & Vision

“What stands in the way becomes the way” – Marcus Aurelius I think about this idea quite often in my day-to-day life, and its sentiment is universal. It means that adversity, hardship, and obstacles, rather than a hard time we have to deal with, become new avenues for growth and change. Adversity and difficult times […]

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DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging) Careers To Look Out For

As the global landscape evolves and diverse employees join the workforce in record numbers, the call for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) in workplaces grows louder. Companies worldwide are recognizing the pivotal role these facets play in fostering a culture of equality, innovation and a diverse workforce that respects differences among employees. And because […]

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Start with Inclusion and Diversity Will Follow

In today’s globalized and interconnected world, the spotlight on diversity in the workplace has never been brighter, and for good reason. A cultural shift has happened. The workplace is now not only a place where different viewpoints and diverse perspectives are collected, mixed, and channeled into excellence; the new modern company culture is a melting […]

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Creating an Accessible Workplace

Today’s workforce is more diverse and dynamic than ever. That’s why fostering an inclusive workplace is not only a noble and commendable goal; it’s a necessity. So necessary, in fact, that American law prohibits discrimination in employment against individuals with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. But creating an accessible workplace is not only […]

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Avoid Imposing Racist Dress Code

“Dress for success” A mantra that many of us are familiar with — the idea that the way we dress, the way we first present ourselves in the workplace has demonstrable impact on our success. While it is imperative that we maintain a professional demeanor in our work lives, the idea of what constitutes “professional […]