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5 random acts of kindness in the workplace

According to trending topics on Twitter, today is #RandomActsOfKindessDay. A quick Google search tells me that it’s an “unofficial holiday increasingly celebrated around the world by localities or organizations or nationwide, in order to encourage acts of kindness.” Coming off a somewhat crappy day at work yesterday, I thought it’d be a good idea to more »

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Thankful Thursday

 I’m reading a book called “The How of Happiness” and there’s a section on daily activities that, if performed regularly, are proven to increase a person’s overall happiness. One activity that is explored in depth is the act of expressing gratitude. Sounds pretty generic, I know, but the book references a number of studies that more »

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10 Things I Plan To Do In 2014

I’ll admit – I slacked off a bit in December with this whole blogging thing because I was distracted by holiday activities such as excessive shopping, opening presents and eating chocolate. Now that Santa’s come and gone, however, I finally have some free time to focus and get back on track with my day-to-day routine. more »

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15 reasons to be thankful

Well, friends, it’s Thanksgiving weekend and whether or not you celebrate with stuffed turkey and stories about pilgrimage is irrelevant. At the very least, the name of the holiday in itself stands as a reminder to us all that we should be thankful for what we’ve got and who we’re surrounded by each and every more »

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