3 Strategies to help you #QTheMonkey in stressful situations

Living in Toronto, especially during the cold winter days like today, it is very hard to feel positive and motivated to do anything for ourselves at times. For entrepreneurs who are undergoing major stress, be it from life, work or a mixture of both, there isn't always much to do…or so …

7 Things I Wish They Taught In School

I’m all about education both in school and through life experience but I often look at what I was taught and think that the education system might have missed the boat on a few things that could make the world of difference in a person’s future. Here’s my take on …

The #Networking Effect and How To Win Tickets to #bcn2015

We love networking. Why? We know firsthand that IT WORKS! When this business was in the start up stages we used to run our networking events and they created the buzz needed to get things moving. To this day, we always attend networking events throughout the city and couldn't be more …

#MentorMondays: Lissa M. Cowan, Committed to Teaching Others While Learning From Them Along The Way.

1. For our readers to get to know you better can you please tell us who you are, what type of business you are in and why? My name is Lissa M. Cowan and I am an author, storyteller and writing and creativity coach. I help entrepreneurs tell their amazing …

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3 Strategies to help you #QTheMonkey in stressful situations

January 27, 2015 Business, Non Profit No Comments
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Living in Toronto, especially during the cold winter days like today, it is very hard to feel positive and motivated to do anything for ourselves at times. For entrepreneurs who are undergoing major stress, be it from life, work or a mixture of both, there isn't always much to do…or so it seems.

As part of a well balanced life, we need to think of a way to make ourselves happy with the resources that we have. One way that this can be done is through awareness of mindfulness meditation.

What is mindfulness meditation? According to Wikipedia, Mindfulness Meditation is an adaptation of Buddhist Vipassana meditation by which one learns to be mindful, "the intentional, accepting and non-judgmental focus of one's attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment." Mindfulness meditation can become "a mental position for being able to separate a given experience from an associated emotion, and can facilitate a skilful or mindful response to a given situation."

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7 Things I Wish They Taught In School

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I’m all about education both in school and through life experience but I often look at what I was taught and think that the education system might have missed the boat on a few things that could make the world of difference in a person’s future. Here’s my take on 7 things I wish they taught at school.

 

1.The importance of goal setting

 

Not once while I was in school was this ever discussed, mentioned or taught in grade school, high school or university yet it is a basic success tool that is paramount to  achieving one’s life’s desires. I truly believe that providing a student with this basic tool and education with respect to creating a map to their destination is a must!

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The #Networking Effect and How To Win Tickets to #bcn2015

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We love networking. Why? We know firsthand that IT WORKS! When this business was in the start up stages we used to run our networking events and they created the buzz needed to get things moving. To this day, we always attend networking events throughout the city and couldn't be more thrilled to be sponsoring Jennifer Beale's Business Connects Networking Conference  

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#MentorMondays: Lissa M. Cowan, Committed to Teaching Others While Learning From Them Along The Way.

January 12, 2015 #MentorMondays, Business No Comments
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1. For our readers to get to know you better can you please tell us who you are, what type of business you are in and why?

My name is Lissa M. Cowan and I am an author, storyteller and writing and creativity coach. I help entrepreneurs tell their amazing stories so that they can engage their audiences and sell more products or services. I do this through helping with content strategy and coaching them through every step of the process until their words positively shine. I also work with creatives who want to jump back into their creative work but aren't quite sure how.

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#QTheMonkey: How Mindfulness Can Benefit Your Overall Health

January 9, 2015 Business, Non Profit No Comments
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Gues Post By J.D. Spence of Dream Team 

 

Stress constantly surrounds us.   Not only is it often silent and invisible, but it can be deadly too.   We only “see” it when we begin to dread our birthdays, or on holidays and especially at the beginning of a new year.   People who are unsatisfied with their love lives feel lonely; people who are unsatisfied with their careers feel like failures; and people who are unsatisfied with their lives in general feel depressed, possibly even suicidal.

 

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