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Life (@ Work) is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're gonna get!
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7 Toxic Beliefs That Are Making You Miserable

7 Toxic Beliefs That Are Making You Miserable | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Only you can control your happiness. Here's how to take charge.
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End Your Day Strong With These 5 Power Tips

End Your Day Strong With These 5 Power Tips | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Even an entire crappy and unproductive day can end strong with just 15 hyper-productive minutes.
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27 Stressful Things You Tolerate Too Often

27 Stressful Things You Tolerate Too Often | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

In life, unnecessary tolerations can bleed you of energy and make it impossible for you to function effectively.  You can’t live a happy, successful, fulfilling life when you’re spending all your energy tolerating things that shouldn’t be tolerated.  Sometimes you need to put your foot down.

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How Not To Network

How Not To Network | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I spent the better part of an afternoon recently having a conversation with someone on my Southwest flight back home. Like many of us who travel frequently, I was bored, restless and looking for something to occupy my time.
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The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become

The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Cubicle design was intended to give workers more freedom. Instead, it is seen as a symbol of the drudgery of office work and the control companies have over their employees.
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12 Promises You Should Make to Yourself and Keep Forever

12 Promises You Should Make to Yourself and Keep Forever | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Life is not all rainbows and butterflies.  It can be tough sometimes.  And you’ve paid a heavy price to get this far, so the best option is to really make it count by moving forward from where you are.  Free yourself from the world’s negativity – from the sources of ignorance telling you what you can and cannot do – by promising to look ahead, to live ahead, and to get ahead.  In other words, start making positive promises to yourself!

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Australia's Best Professional Photographer Is a Wedding Photographer

Australia's Best Professional Photographer Is a Wedding Photographer | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
SYDNEY — This is the work of Australia's best professional photographer.
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Managing your stress levels

Managing your stress levels | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Stress can be a double edged sword. It affects sleep, blood pressure, mood and weight – all aspects of our lives and bodies. Stress can be the cause of many issues be they positive or negative that also happen to come in many flavours, shapes and sizes - but at the same time is a result of your actions and your environment. Let's explain this in a simpler way.

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When You Stop Checking Facebook Constantly, These 10 Things Will Happen

When You Stop Checking Facebook Constantly, These 10 Things Will Happen | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Social media can be a great tool for keeping in touch with people, making new friends, and socializing effectively. Unfortunately not everyone uses it that way. For many, checking Facebook has become almost like a job.
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The Burden of a Timely Thank You

The Burden of a Timely Thank You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
For some people, being appreciative comes naturally. For others, it takes time and work. We’re all created different, so it goes that we may not all be appreciative of the same things, or at the same time. Regardless, there’s a power to using appreciation to positively impact your life and those around you. By being constantly aware of the good things in your life and the efforts of others, you can hugely impact the quality of your life. When you are constantly and genuinely appreciative, life changes.
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Five Simple Ways To Bring Out The Best In Others

Five Simple Ways To Bring Out The Best In Others | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Do your best, and you might have a nice little career. Bring out the best in others, and you can change the world. Do the math - to accomplish anything significant, you have to involve other people.
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Marianne Cloeren's curator insight, August 5, 8:22 AM

This line caught my interest - is there a way to communicate this to injured employees who are getting stuck in disability thinking? "With persistence, you can communicate two critical lessons: you have talent burning inside you, and you can bring it out if you are willing to put in sufficient effort."  How do we help patients see the way out of bad situations, especially when it seems the systems conspire to keep them stuck?

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Smiling while I read this post...thanks Barb for the original scoop!

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Bring out the best in others, and you can change the world.

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The Detox You Need to Go On Now

The Detox You Need to Go On Now | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

This will seriously improve your personal and professional lives. We’ve talked before about why unplugging once in a while is so important for your personal and professional health. But sometimes taking the dive and hitting the “off” switch is a lot easier said than done.

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The Benefits of Looking on the Bright Side: 10 Reasons to Think Like an Optimist

The Benefits of Looking on the Bright Side: 10 Reasons to Think Like an Optimist | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Research shows that thinking like an optimist pays off big—not just when it comes to your salary, but for your health, relationships, and your overall well-being.
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donhornsby's curator insight, November 13, 7:45 AM
(From the article): Optimists Have Happier 9 to 5s

People who see a glass that's half full tend to rate their jobs as more satisfying than those who don't. A study from Kuwait University found that people who were the most optimistic were also happiest in their jobs and had the fewest work complaints; the opposite was true for pessimists.

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The 7 Energy Sinkholes (and How to Avoid Them)

The 7 Energy Sinkholes (and How to Avoid Them) | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Energy sinkholes are situations that repeatedly drain your energy and stress you out. There are plenty of good reasons to invest your energy, so don’t wast
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9 Signs of passive behaviour. Are you being too selfless?

9 Signs of passive behaviour. Are you being too selfless? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Passive behaviour is driven by your need for the approval of others. Rather than risk upsetting them, you put their preferences and needs before yours.
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After Seeing This Brilliant Poster, I Now Totally Understand Introverted People.

After Seeing This Brilliant Poster, I Now Totally Understand Introverted People. | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
This is genius.
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The Secret To Winning An Argument Is Ridiculously Simple

The Secret To Winning An Argument Is Ridiculously Simple | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you want to change someone's opinion, don't ask them for reasons.
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8 Things More Important Than Your Job

8 Things More Important Than Your Job | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Your job doesn't define you and is far from the most important aspect of your life, yet most people associate their success in life to be directly related to their career.
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6 Reasons Why the World Needs to Value Introverts More Highly

6 Reasons Why the World Needs to Value Introverts More Highly | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
In her book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking author Susan Cain discusses what she calls the “Extrovert Ideal” or the notion many of us intrinsically hold that extroverts make better friends and are better at many...
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10 Things Grateful People Don’t Do

10 Things Grateful People Don’t Do | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We equate happiness as a state in which we are always happy. We allow ourselves to believe it’s not good to cry. It’s not good to feel pain. It’s not good to feel sad, or be down, or experience setback, or go through heartbreak.
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5 Life Lessons You Never Knew You Should Unlearn

5 Life Lessons You Never Knew You Should Unlearn | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
How many "life lessons" have you been told to follow? If your answer is one or more, beware, as they might be hurting you more then they're helping...
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Be Happy and These 5 Amazing Things Will Happen

Be Happy and These 5 Amazing Things Will Happen | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
What is it about happiness that seems so elusive? Like a butterfly, it comes, stays a little and then flits off. You can have more happy moments and the more you have, the more amazing your life may be.
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20 Signs You’re Succeeding In Life Even If You Don’t Feel You Are

20 Signs You’re Succeeding In Life Even If You Don’t Feel You Are | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Do you feel like a failure sometimes? Don't worry, here are 20 signs that you are probably succeeding a lot more than you think you are.
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Lore Ochoa's curator insight, August 6, 9:37 PM

We all feel like failures from time to time. While this is a normal feeling, you have to find a way to see yourself and your life from a different perspective. Sometimes we ignore the “little things.” Just because you are not a millionaire, don’t live in a mansion, and you don’t drive a fancy car, that doesn’t mean you’re a failure. In fact, it’s quite the contrary.

Here are 20 signs that you are succeeding in life