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Posted by on Dec 18, 2020

Feeling SAD over the Holidays?

Feeling SAD over the Holidays?

Winter is here. The days are shorter, which means that we have less sunlight, which gives us less time to socialize – and that’s under normal circumstances. For an estimated 10 million Americans, of which 80% are women, these conditions have been known to cause Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of recurring major depression. […]

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Posted by on Nov 20, 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving in 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving in 2020

This year, many of us will be facing Thanksgiving with reduced numbers of loved ones around the table. The impact of COVID-19 will be heightened for millions of families. How do we celebrate a holiday grounded in giving thanks amidst so much loss, so much change? Neuroscience may have the answer. Gratitude Begin with gratitude, […]

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Posted by on Nov 4, 2020

Creating the Conditions for Respectful Conflict

Creating the Conditions for Respectful Conflict

We experience conflict in our workplaces, in our communities, and our institutions. While conflict is inevitable, it is not irreparable. How do effective leaders approach conflict? How can we ensure that our conflicts are civil? The leaders who have personally experienced conflict tend to be more comfortable addressing conflict than others. Observing parents or caregivers […]

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Posted by on Oct 6, 2020

Effective Inclusion Programs Lead to Long-Term, Sustained Success

Effective Inclusion Programs Lead to Long-Term, Sustained Success

Are diversity and inclusion interconnected? Yes. Are they interchangeable? No. Diversity refers to the traits and characteristics, such as gender, ethnicity, and age, that make people unique. Inclusion is “the achievement of a work environment in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectively, have equal access to opportunities and resources, and can contribute fully […]

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Posted by on Aug 21, 2020

How to Avoid COVID-19 Brain Fog and Thrive!

How to Avoid COVID-19 Brain Fog and Thrive!

Volatility, complexity, unrelenting change at an unprecedented speed with increased levels of stress and anxiety; this is the environment that leaders face in the era of COVID-19. An environment that can negatively impact the ability to think creatively at a time when it is most needed. We may not have control over our challenges, but […]

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