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How Social Media Creates a Fear of Missing Out (And What To Do About It)

How Social Media Creates FOMO (and What To Do About It)

FOMO — or the fear of missing out — has become a pattern in today’s world. We are constantly on our phones, glued to social media feeds and checking what other people are up to. The more updates we see, the more anxious we feel. We see people living this exciting life, achieving this new milestone, doing that exciting activity. We feel like we are…

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Challenges that I’m Facing Today

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Hi everyone! Today I thought I’d do something different and share some of the challenges I’ve been facing in my business. I just want to share some of the things that have been weighing me down, and why I haven’t been sharing as much on the blog in the recent years. In this episode, I cover Key challenges that I’ve been facing [1:01] My solutions to…

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Are You Planting the Seeds for Your Future?

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Last week, I was researching a software tool for my business. After reading raving reviews, I knew that I had to get it. So I posted an inquiry in their forums. Imagine my surprise when the CEO responded to me personally.  “Celes, you probably don’t remember but you coached me during some of my tough times. You and Tony Robbins helped me tremendously. Please send…

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8 Tips to be Empathetic to Others

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What is empathy? It is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. The ability to put yourself in other’s shoes, and try to relate and understand where they are coming from, even if the situation is not familiar to you. Earlier this week I was sharing a personal problem with a good friend from London. Not only did he respond right…

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How to Build an Edge: Develop Your Talent Stack

Talent Stack

Talent stack is a concept created by Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic. It’s the idea that you can combine normal skills until you have the right kind to be extraordinary. An example is Scott. He’s not the best artist — there are better artists than him. He’s not much of a business expert — there are more savvy experts. He has never taken a…

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I’m in a Domestic Violence Situation. What Should I Do?

Woman in the dark

A while back I received an email from my client X: During our recent session, you asked me when was the first time I feared not being heard or being mocked. I’m currently introspecting about this. There’s a moment from my past that I don’t know if I experienced it or not… I wonder if I had witnessed my father beating up my mother before. This…

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How Anger Affects the Brain and Body [Infographic]

How Anger Affects the Brain and Body [Infographic]

There are times when we fly into a rage, such as when we face an outrageous situation or when we have an argument with a loved one. We may think that our anger is justified (and it probably is), and we have every right to be angry. But do you know what happens each time you get angry? Firstly, the first spark of anger activates…

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Our Unique Path in Life

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Do you tend to compare yourself to others? Do you constantly feel pressured to conform to certain standards, to fit yourself in a perfect mold as told by society? Today’s episode is about our unique path in life. Click below to listen! 🙂 Starting from this episode, I’ll be adding transcripts that you can find below each episode. Today’s transcript can be found below. What…

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