There Is No Magic Wand | Watch the LEFB Call Replay

As a former book editor, it should come as no surprise that I’m an avid reader. My shelves are lined with self-help guides, business books, and every kind of novel to whisk me away to another realm. It’s fun to take a white space break into a fantasy world, but I often meet people who…

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Everyone Told Me I Was Wrong (But I Didn’t Listen!)

TLDR (too long, didn’t read): Guess who’s back, back again . . . When you put yourself out there and let the world see all the vulnerable bits that make up the real you . . . well, you’re bound to attract some naysayers. Ten years ago, I was surrounded by people who thought they knew…

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7 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health

You should be aware of your mental health even if you’re not actively struggling, scared, or anxious. Mental health is just as important as physical health and is worth investing in. Focus on your mental health now, so in the future, you’ll be happier, less stressed, and able to rebound from difficult times. In addition,…

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How to Keep Your Employees Comfortable and Happy at Work

Workplace environments have a significant impact on employee productivity, efficiency, overall mood, and wellness. A dark, uninviting, and unwelcoming workspace demotivates everyone who works there and gives the impression you’re unconcerned about their emotional well-being. Creating a pleasant and comfortable work atmosphere is doesn’t require a significant investment of time or money, especially when compared…

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Editor’s Notebook 251

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week How to Start Reading Fiction (When You Only Read Nonfiction). This is me all the way. I was Gen X, now on paper I’m a Millennial.…

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Simple Ways to Clear Your Mind of Negative Thoughts

Many people look back on their lives and cringe at the things they said or did. Maybe you too? We all make mistakes and do things that cause us unhappiness, stress, and guilt. But wallowing in those self-criticisms won’t improve your life going forward. Here are some simple ways to clear your mind of negative…

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Design Your Simple Self-Care Routine

My clients may be productivity superstars, but even they have trouble fitting this one thing into their schedules. Massive to-do lists? No problem. Tons of appointments and meetings? Got it covered. But self-care? Uh, maybe next week . . . or next month. We all drop the ball when it comes to taking care of…

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