What am I truly saying with my body language?

What is body language? Body language is another way of communicating that we use daily, whether consciously or unconsciously. We usually pair our speech with body movements, also called nonverbal cues, that reinforce what we are saying. These verbal cues can be facial expressions, body posture, certain gestures, eye movement, touch, and even the use…

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Why do I need to be assertive?

What is assertiveness? Assertiveness is a communication style where we communicate with others positively, directly, and firmly. It must be persistent at times, mostly when a persuasive person is trying to get to say yes when you want to say no—being assertive means to stand up for ourselves and take actions for our own best…

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Validation: An essential skill to improve communication.

Humans are the most advanced animal we know on Earth. Many characteristics make us different from other animals. One of them is that we innately require social interactions. The social interactions that humans urge to have are much more diverse than other animals. He naturally needs deeper communication that allows us to truly connect with…

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Time Chunking Your Life

“There’s so much to do and not enough hours in the day!” I am sure you have heard that expression before, or perhaps you have said it yourself. This statement shows a mentality of limitation. For people like you and I, who are trying to become happier and more productive humans, such phrases have no…

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Efficiency and Wellbeing through Ultradian Rhythms

A little background Many of us are familiar with circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are normally known as our 24 hr biological clock, our sleep cycle clock. During circadian rhythm, we function well for about 12 hours related to the Earth’s rotation around the sun. Our brain and body stay awake when the sun is out,…

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Three small changes to get you organized. 

What a fast-paced world we live in! From the moment we wake up to the moment we go to bed, our to-do list only gets bigger and bigger. In the morning, we get the coffee started, wake up the kids, get them ready, make breakfast, and manage to get everyone out of the door on…

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