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Dishonest Former Supervisor's Bad Reference Haunts Me - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: After eight months of putting up with a problem supervisor, “Alex,” I quit a job I liked and left coworkers I enjoyed. Alex was sneaky and smooth, but he had charisma. He came on like he was your best friend and committed to honesty, but he

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Who Am I? - 14 Journal Prompts For Self-Discovery - Sincerely, BL

Who are you? What are your values, talents, skills, and characteristics? You don't know? Get 14 journal-prompts to help you answer the question, "Who am I?"

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Emotional Landmine Eating - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: When my employer and the gym both shut their doors, I began working from home. Then I was laid off. Although I make as much on unemployment as I did work, I’m bored. Worse, I’ve gained weight, at least eight pounds. I’m not yet ready to go

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Win Back Trust by Facing Truth - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: Last year I did something awful. I can give all the excuse—my bully ex-husband was making my life miserable, as was my volatile pre-teen daughter. I felt pressed for time and so falsified two reports. When a coworker sensed something didn’t

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What Do I Do Now That I've Been Furloughed? | Workplace Coach Blog

Join Dr. Lynne Curry as she helps several readers determine next steps after they've been furloughed and/or layed off due to COVID-19.

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Falling In Love With My Job and It's Messing With My Guy - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: Two life-changing events happened the first week of March, just before COVID-19 turned everyone’s lives upside down. I landed a terrific job and my boyfriend and I moved in together. For the first three weeks, everything seemed great.  My job

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Is What You're Doing Working for You? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: When I interviewed in January for my current job, I knew there might be problems even before I met the supervisor. I’d run into a woman in the bathroom and when I told her why I was in the building and who I was interviewing with, she seemed s

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When the Absolute Wrong Person Reads What You've Written Online - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: When COVID-19 hit, my employer sent everyone home. I hadn’t liked my job, but staying at home proved worse. I ran out of toilet paper and the paper towel pieces plugged the toilet. I tried yoga but my cat sat on my face and my puppy ran around

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Rebuilding Your Career and Landing Jobs in the Age of COVID: Don’t Limit Yourself to Yesterday’s Jobs - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: One month ago, our company closed nine branches across the country. Everyone in my department and branch is looking for work. That means I’m competing with my former leads, supervisor and manager and younger candidates with superior technologi

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Mindfulness May Ease the Emotional Burden of MS | Health News | US News

US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find news you can use in politics, business, health, and education.

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Why Now Is the Right Time for Creativity, Collaboration and Service

This is exactly the right time for inventive thinking, collaboration and customer obsession.

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The 5 Types of Self-Talk Your Brain Likes Best | Psychology Today

Studies suggest ways to sidestep our point of view, put the brakes on the voices that restrict possibilities, and help us thrive instead of survive.

Advice & Self-Help | Dr Dyan Blog

Compassion and Healing as We Move Forward | Dr. Dyan

These 2 simple principles can support compassion and healing for couples, families, workers, and in issues of race, gender, and spirituality.

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Mental Health & the Impact of This Pandemic: | Dr. Dyan

How can we protect and support our mental health during the global pandemic? Here are 7 simple tips that can grow our awareness and help us stay strong.

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Coronavirus raises concerns: compulsory vaccines could challenge basic freedoms

Body autonomy is defined as the right of self-governance over one’s body and is a fundamental human right. ...

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    Study: Mobile Phones May Act As 'Trojan Horses' For Coronavirus, Other Diseases - Study Finds

    A new study says that our oft-touched mobile phones act as "Trojan horses" that house a host of harmful germs, disease, and viruses.

    Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

    Try This Short Meditation to Boost Your Mood When You're Feeling Down

    It can help you shift gears, and let go of something from yesterday that you don't need to carry.

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    How Coronavirus Shutdowns Are Killing America's Health Care System

    Doctors on the COVID-19 front lines are heroes, but don’t forget about the tens of thousands of 'backline doctors' at equal physical and financial risk.

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      Acetazolamide, Nifedipine and Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors: Rationale for Their Utilization as Adjunctive Countermeasures in the Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

      Effective treatments for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak are urgently needed. While anti-viral approaches and vaccines are being considered immediate countermeasures are unavailable. The aim of this article is to outline ...

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        This Breathing Exercise Calms the Mind and Body | Dr. Dyan

        This simple breathing exercise calms the mind and body. Research shows this helps depression, anxiety, pain and sleep through the gut to brain connection.

        Advice & Self-Help | Dating & Relationships

        Dating during coronavirus: 7 ideas for virtual dates while social distancing

        This week on Love Syncs, here's how to plan a date that involves more than just staring at each other on Zoom.

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        5 Ways to Protect Yourself from COVID-19 Phone Scams

        A public health crisis is the worst possible time to be targeted by criminals. But naturally, scammers are doing their best to take advantage. Here's how to avoid them.

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        5 Steps to Prevent Domestic Violence During Quarantine | Psychology Today

        Domestic violence victims forced to stay at home with their abusers can take steps to minimize aggression and injury.

        Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

        The Truth About Vaccines 2020 Docu-series

        Brand new episodes. Starts April 22! Click here to reserve your seat.

        Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

        Chloroquine Effectiveness vs. Coronaviruses Was Documented in 2005

        Of all the sad aspects of the current COVID frenzy, one of the saddest is liberals' determination to deny the effectiveness, in some cases at least, of chloroquine-based treatments against the virus. This is entirely due to the fact that President Trump h

        Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

        New COVID-19 vaccine undergoing clinical trials | One America News Network

        PLEASE read the commentary on this vaccine. Use critical thinking.

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          The $20 Solution to Coronavirus: ‘Anecdotal Evidence’ Is a Life-Saver | The American Spectator

          Over the weekend, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency authorization for the use of  hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine (CQ) to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Simultaneously, the Department of Health and Human Services

          Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

          They're Lying About Ventilators Too

          PLEASE SHARE!! The news media has been propagating the story that there is a ventilator shortage, and are using it to maximize panic; with the aid of New York's Governor, A...

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          10 Ways To Look Professional, and Hide Your Pajamas, In a Video Conference Call

          You don't have to wear pants without a stretchy waistband, but you should follow a few tips before joining a Zoom video call when working from home.

          Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

          Donning and Removing PPE | Donning and Doffing PPE: Gown, Gloves, Mask, Respirator, Goggles

          Donning and removing (doffing) PPE (personal protective equipment) such as gloves, gown, mask/respirator (N95 mask), and goggles/face shield. In this video, ...

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          Parenting During Self-Isolation: A Doctor Mom's Tips for Staying Sane

          It’s been overwhelming. Schools closing, jobs going remote, social distancing, constant news updates about COVID-19, and of course hand-washing ...

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          Convincing Boomer Parents to Take the Coronavirus Seriously | The New Yorker

          COVID-19 poses a unique threat to an age group that, whether they admit it or not, includes them.

          Advice & Self-Help | Jewish Wisdom

          Jewish Responses to Epidemics Throughout History - Insight & Commentary

          Let’s take a look at epidemics throughout history to gain some
          insight into how Jews were affected and how leaders responded.

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          Here Are 18 Things You Can Do if You’re “Social Distancing” at Home

          2020 is canceled due to the Coronavirus—but here’s your opportunity to take advantage of time spent at home.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice

          Coronavirus prep 101: 5 essentials you should stock up on while you still can

          Coronavirus panic reached new heights this week as people around the world watch the crisis unfold in Italy. Despite repeated warnings from experts, many people still think the panic is overblown and they're not taking proper precautions, which is expecte

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          Infidelity Quiz: Is He Cheating? Is She Cheating? How Do Marriages Survive Affairs?

          WebMD Infidelity Quiz: Is Your Partner Likely to Cheat? Can Your Relationship Survive an Affair?

          Advice & Self-Help | Jewish Wisdom

          Jewish Wisdom: Religious? Not Me!

          When I hear the word "religion," I instinctively cringe. My stomach turns. My hands become clammy. My throat dry. On occasion, I have been known to break out in hives. This tends to confuse people who know me as a Torah observant Jewish woman...

          Advice & Self-Help | Jewish Wisdom

          10 Ways to Help an Especially Sensitive Child - Parenting

          How can I help her become stronger so she can survive in a world that’s not always fair and tactful, and so that she’s not constantly suffering a maelstrom of emotion?

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice From Bobby

          3 Things Every Employee Should Do to Survive a Toxic Manager | Inc.

          When things are going well, they don't acknowledge good work. When things are going bad, this happens.

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          How to Manage Common Household Emergencies

          You can’t avoid household emergencies, but you can do things to keep you and your family safe when they happen. Find out more about how to handle some of these common situations.

          Advice & Self-Help | Depression

          I Asked People About Crying at Work and the Answers Are Emotional

          Haley has been researching the phenomenon of crying at work—an experience nearly as universal as crying itself, according to her unscientific polls.

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          Is Thinking About Work Keeping You Up Late at Night? Here Are 4 Proven Ways to Get the Sleep You Deserve

          According to a 2018 Korn Ferry study, stress causes sleep deprivation for 66 percent of American workers.

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          The 3 Core Elements of Dr. Martin Luther King's Transformational Leadership

          These leadership traits are just as applicable today, as they were during the Civil Rights Movement.

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          Resolved to Read More? Try This Simple Hack

          Your social media addiction could actually be the key to making a serious dent in your 2020 reading list.

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          This is when leasing a car is actually the smartest option

          Leasing may no longer be the costliest choice, and in some situations could be the most sensible.

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          If you want to be rich, stop focusing on your salary (do this instead)

          Over the past four months I’ve gained a newfound understanding of self-worth.I used to break down my money into two categories; salary and savings.

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          Can Apps Make Your Kids Smarter? - WebMD

          The review found that apps could be particularly useful for teaching early math and language skills.

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          The Just Shall Live By Faith 1: Vision & Humility – By Tokunbo Adejuwon – The Late Bloomer

          What do you see? What are you focused on?

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          10 in-demand skills to learn if you want to transform your career in 2020

          Sure, getting in shape, eating healthy, and saving money are worthy of your annual New Year’s resolutions, but why not think even bigger in 2020? We are...

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          Sex Problems and Solutions Quiz: Bedroom Mistakes Men Make

          Guys, is your sex life hot? Looking for ways to get better in bed? Take WebMD's bedroom mistakes quiz to improve your game.

          Advice & Self-Help | Helpful Advice

          Warning: Paying for Gas at the Pump Could Make You a Target for Hackers

          Gas pump card readers are less secure, and now criminals are using a new phishing scheme to hack the devices and commit fraud.

          Advice & Self-Help | Jewish Wisdom

          4 Strategies for More Meaningful Conversations - Editorial & Commentary

          Studies show that social interactions, even if very brief, leave us feeling more satisfied and happy.

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          10 ways to protect against Black Friday and Cyber Monday scams

          Three out of four Americans are going to be shopping online this holiday season. But before you check out on your favorite retailer's website or open an emailed coupon link, check out these 10 ways to protect yourself from cyber criminals attempting to ga

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          6 Steps to Improving Your Relationship With Your Spouse - Love & Judaism

          We have the ability to perceive any person and any situation in a positive way, if we choose to do so.

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          7 Lies You Tell Yourself That Keep You From Succeeding | Inc.

          These are untruths any one of us can get trapped in --so free yourself to soar.

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          4 Exercises to Get Rid of a Creative Block in Less Than 10 Minutes

          Your mind holds an endless well of ideas and creative solutions. You just have to open it. Try these four exercises to eliminate blocks.

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          I saved $300,000 by 26—and doing these 5 unusual things helped me save like crazy

          From switching jobs without the all the "right" qualifications to staying in hostels with up to 15 beds per room, making a few lifestyle changes made an enormous difference in my finances.

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          4 Ways to Eliminate Pointless Tasks From Your Daily Work

          Try this process for boosting productivity by reorganizing and reinvigorating how you spend your time.

          Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

          ‘I was an intruder’: what it’s like to be your parents’ least favourite child

          Many mothers and fathers admit to having a preferred child – and experts say that being a sidelined sibling can cause serious problems

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          When you should aim for ‘good enough’ rather than perfection

          There are some instances where doing a “good enough” job is sufficient. But when you’re not in a life-or-death setting, aiming for perfection shouldn’t be the goal.

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          Use this 3-step copywriting formula to overcome writer’s block

          This simple but effective approach will unclog your synapses and get the ideas flowing again. Ever struggle to start writing your copy? I did. I struggled with starting a lot, especially at the beginning of my career. Back then, starting was difficult b

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          Here’s how to make sure you’re safe after the Capital One hack

          The bank announced Monday that the personal information of about 100 million U.S. customers was compromised. What are the steps you should take if the Capital One hack impacts you?

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          5 Career Paths That Are Perfect For Introverts!

          Are you an introvert? Many jobs today don't necessarily cater to your personality type strengths. Here are 5 career paths you should consider.

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          Why Timing is Everything When it Comes to Marriage Counseling | Eleanor Haspel-Portner | Conscious Life Choices| Pacific

          Seeking help from a marriage counselor is not unlike seeking help from a mechanic. It makes little sense to take your car into the shop a month after it started making a horrific noise. By that time, too much damage may have been done and your engine ma

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          Don’t Get Mad, Get Involved: Helping Your Child with Class Behavioral Issues | Eleanor Haspel-Portner | Conscious Life

          No parent likes hearing that their child is acting out in class. At first, most of us want to blame ourselves and figure out what we’ve done wrong. When we come up empty, we tend to put the blame on our child, and sometimes we even get angry. The truth

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          11 Ways Narcissists Use Shame to Control | The Exhausted Woman

          A weakness of a narcissist is their extreme hatred of being embarrassed. There is nothing worse for them than having someone point out even the slightest fault. Ironically, they have no problem openly doing this to others. This method of casting shame all

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          Let Go: On-Again, Off-Again Relationships Harmful To Mental Health - Study Finds

          Letting go is painful for many people when it comes to relationships, but a study suggests that it may be the safest option when it comes to protecting one's mental health.

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          How to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning!

          Now that summer has officially started and the temperatures (and humidity) are getting up there, a lot of people are trying to stay cool. Sure, some can just turn on their air conditioning, but not everyone has that option. And even if you do, you might b

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          How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Rights If They're Stopped By Police

          Here's how to talk to your children about their rights, how to show respect to the police, and the hard truth that officers sometimes abuse their power.

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          13 Times Parenting Advice From The Past Was Hilariously Wrong

          "At nine weeks you can serve him eggs and bacon, just like dad!"

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          5 Easy Ways to Practice Mindfulness Every Day

          Do you ever get tired of being in your head? I know I do. Most of us go through our lives lost in our thoughts, which are rarely about ...

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          How to Grill Burgers: Tips and Tricks for the Perfect Grilled Burger

          When grilling burgers, it's easy to make mistakes. Adam Perry Lang tells us 18 of the most common things you're doing wrong.

          Advice & Self-Help | Education

          The 10 Smartest Online Courses You Can Sign Up For in June 2019

          Thanks to online education providers like edX, Udemy, and Coursera, you can take interesting classes at home with just a computer and an internet connection.

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          Is your life on track? 3 questions to ask yourself at 30, 40, and 50 to find out

          Just as life evolves, so too should the questions you ask yourself to make sure you’re on track to live the life you want.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice From Bobby

          12 Things Costco Employees Won't Tell You

          Twelve amazing money-saving secrets that Costco employees won't tell you.

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          Over 40? Seven Modern Executive Resume Strategies To Make You Appear Younger

          Getting overlooked for jobs you're qualified for? Implement these modernized strategies within your resume.

          Advice & Self-Help | Dating

          Tinder explains how its algorithm works - The Verge

          Tinder published a blog post today about how its algorithm works and how it’s depreciated its former Elo scores, which ranked people based off attractiveness.

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          4 Ways to Boost Your Financial IQ

          If you’re not familiar with the concepts of compound interest, investments, retirement funds, and all those other seemingly scary terms, it can be overwhelming to even get started.

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          The Best Electric Toothbrushes for Every User, According to Two Dentists

          Wondering how to decide on the best electric toothbrush? We were, too. So we asked practicing dentists which ones they use.

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          10 harmless mind tricks that make people like you

          Give these 10 mind tricks a try, with minimal effort on your part, and you’re bound to notice a difference in how people respond to you.

          Advice & Self-Help | Advice From Bobby

          The 5 Entrepreneurial Factors That Distinguish 'Billionaires' From 'Millionaires'

          'The rich are different from you and me,' F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said. Apparently they're different from one another, as well.

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          Listen up! 4 Reasons Why Podcasts are One of the Best Life Hacks Around

          Our busy lives limit the time we can spend with a book; so, why not turn to the alternative?

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          Corporate Executive Leases in Lafayette, LA

          Lafayette Gardens is a luxurious corporate apartment community where our executives wil enjoy an impressive array of amenities We offer 1, 2 and 3 bedroom executive apartment homes complete with: a clubhouse, state-of-the-art recreation

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            Dealing With Legal Documents in a Foreign Language? Always Get Certified Legal Translations - The Spanish Group

              In the 21st century, growing a business typically requires interaction with another culture and language. While only the most successful companies became international in the past, today’s technological advancements allow even the smallest compan

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              Children with Down Syndrome

              "What to Expect" From Daughter With Down Syndrome Goes Viral