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strengths
Mental Health Day
21
Aug

7 Signs You Need A Mental Health Day

I am sure there is a skit or two on SNL about needing and taking a mental health day.  Yet, the way work and life have evolved in our post-industrial age makes the burnout we feel more real than many of us want to admit.  The following article outlines my thinking on when to take and...
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20
Feb

Teachers Teach

Teachers teach, and we are all teachers. Question:  Do you pause long enough to know when you are teaching and when you are being taught? I have been trained to appreciate that everyone I meet is my teacher, no matter the supposed purpose of our meeting.  Dr. Patrick Scott came into my life as a teacher....
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VIA Survey
25
Dec

Gifts

The season, and today, December 25, has become about gifts. No judgement, just stating the obvious.  In the US  generally the “holiday season” has become about buying, giving and getting gifts. Dr. Success Christmas Challenge:   Discover your top 5 strengths — your natural gifts — and design your days so that you are able to...
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08
Oct

Negative Reports of Positive Psychology

Negative reports of positive psychology show ignorance isn’t bliss By Adam Barsky, University of Melbourne and Michael Zyphur, University of Melbourne Perhaps because the word positive automatically brings to mind the insufferable yellow smiley face, the field of positive psychology is struggling to get the respect that it deserves. Two articles in the Fairfax press...
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19
May

Some Make Lemonade, Others Create New Drinks

This is the second in a series of four blogs which I will be posting about a 20 something who has embraced their natural strengths and created early positive movement on their crooked road of success.Dr. Success Challenge: Pick your favorite top strength from your VIA (Values In Action) results. I know you have now...
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