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CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Optimism

CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Optimism

Resilience Resilience is an incredibly important part of coping with the difficulties of life. Our ability to ‘spring’ back from mentally and emotionally taxing experiences, gives us more space and opportunities to live our life to its fullest. Thankfully, our ability...
Conditional Self-Esteem

Conditional Self-Esteem

The Elusive Self-Esteem Self-esteem, in a nutshell, is how we feel (or think) about ourselves. Healthy self-esteem includes self-confidence and self-respect, that sense of “esteem” for yourself. Unhealthy or low self-esteem is the natural opposite: a lack of respect...
When Faced With Unemployment

When Faced With Unemployment

if you’ve recently changed vocations or suprisingly become unemployed, you’ll know that unemployment is an unpredictable experience. Our careers and jobs are an important source of income and financial stability, but they’re also a significant part of our...
The Toxic Workplace

The Toxic Workplace

It’s no secret that the workplace is often a stressful environment for employees. With deadlines, frustrating coworkers, and unfair bosses it’s not surprising that people all over the US (and the world!) describe their workplace as a stressful one. Professor Pfeffer...