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Starting a New Job? Here’s 5 hacks to come out a champion

As exciting as a new job is, it comes with it’s fair share of overwhelm (with a collateral shift in environment & people) and stress to prove yourself worthy. Stress is an undeniable fact of life for millions of people across the globe. While most colleagues and family may beguile you to limit the stress inducers in your life, such advice may seem like a meaningless cliché when faced with the reality of a new job. When you’re exiting an old job and entering a new company, you’ll be faced with a gush of problems that can rather seem daunting.…

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5 Tips For Dealing With A Loved One Experiencing Depression

Nearly everyone experiences nervousness, a sense of worry or sadness at times, but for some people these feelings become a part of day-to-day life and can really affect one’s daily functioning. Anxiety disorders affect around 14% of the adult population every year, while depression affects around six percent of the adult population annually. As troubling as anxiety and depression can be for its sufferers, sometimes it’s not easy watching a loved one go through it, while you sit on the outside, feeling somewhat helpless. You might feel tempted to dig until you uncover the truth so you can help, but…

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5 Simple Techniques To Overcome Loneliness

In a world where terms such as FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and YOLO (You Only Live Once) have become of major importance, there’s an expectation that you constantly need to be doing something: shopping, travelling, partying, socialising – the list is never ending. This invisible layer of social expectations can make anyone feel overwhelmed. They become the untold definition of how to live life the right way, which puts pressure on anyone who isn’t following these unspoken rules. Fail to follow these expectations, and you find yourself feeling lonely. However, these expectations aren’t always meaningful ones. Doing things that…

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Importance of listening in counseling

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” -Bryant H McGill As counselors, listening intently is the first step towards understanding, assessing and guiding the client. They know that listening is not about understanding the words of the questions asked, but to understand why the question was asked in the first place. It shows a genuine desire to be with someone, which in turn both heals and builds trust in your client. We are aware about the ‘healing’ ability of just talking to someone who listens without judgment. Even if they…

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10 Ways to Deal With Difficult People

We all have people in our lives who make us feel just downright happy when we are around them. They are easy to be around, they share your interests, they are kind and thoughtful, and you respect them. You can categorise them as your “happy people”. Most of the people you choose to be in your life, your friends for example, belong to this category As much as we want happy people in our lives, it often happens that difficult people appear in our circle to gum up the works. In fact, some of those difficult people can be right…

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10 Easy & Effective Ways To Improve Mental Health

You often come across people talking about fitness, eating better, earning more and spending more time with friends and family, but very few people take the time to sit down and reflect upon one of the most important aspects of their lives: the state of their mental health. All human beings have the potential to become great leaders & leading a healthy lifestyle. However, sometimes daily challenges and unforeseen circumstances can build walls that alter the path of our missions. Read below to understand the first steps to improving your mental health, and your long-term career and leadership success. 1.…

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