4 Ways to Raise a Happy Child

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4 Ways to Raise a Happy Child What does it take to raise a happy child? A trip to the toy store and a pocketful of cash? A loaded bag of candy after a night of trick or treating? Popcorn, a movie and permission to stay up late? While all these things might garner a…

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Five ways to set goals that work

The secret to successful goals It’s that time of year again when lots of people are talking about making resolutions, setting an intention and creating goals for the new year.  Wonder what most people want to change?  Tied for the top three spots at 37% are: eat healthier, exercise and save more money.  Interestingly 32%…

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Are you feeling grateful?

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Are You Feeling Grateful? Do you wonder how anyone could feel grateful in times like these? Developing an attitude of gratitude is something that can be started early in small ways and then developed into a daily perspective that is an effortless habit. Gratitude involves learning to first, be aware and secondly, to frame the…

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Helping Kids Develop an Attitude of Gratitude

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Debunking Myths about Gratitude Developing an attitude of gratitude is something that can be started early in small ways and then developed as a child grows. Even young children can learn to be thankful for the many daily experiences they encounter. Gratitude involves learning to be first aware and secondly to frame the situation in…

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Are you a giver or a taker?

Are you a giver or a taker? According to the Carnegie Institute, 85% of your success is determined by your people skills and only 15% by your technical skills. In his book, Give and Take, Adam Grant drills down even farther. He maintains that to be successful, you must be a giver. You might be…

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What to do while you wait

Waiting for the World to Get Back to Normal? Thanks to COVID-19 many of us are now stuck at home, worried and nervous about the future. At first, there is perhaps a sense of relief about not stressing over screening each new customer or making a decision about how best to stay germ free in…

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