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Stress: the ‘Hijacker’ in Our Lives

~by Maria Marc~ As the modern world expands to unimagined new heights, too often we find ourselves trapped in stress related illnesses, and we don’t know how to get out of it. Researchers say that stress is not our enemy since it helps us move forward and strive for better, yet too much stress can…
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Winning the Game of Life – The Other Side of Negotiation!

~by Maria Marc~ The other side of negotiation… Up until recently I did not know what negotiation really was… I saw it as adversarial and as something to avoid. I’ve learned that in fact it’s a great problem-solving tool that can create value for the parties involved… ultimately it can drastically improve our lives. In one…
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How to Understand and Embrace the Process of Change

~by Maria Marc~ Although change is something natural, in progress, and necessary for life, most people don’t like it. But what would life be without change? Probably boredom, stagnation, and ultimately extinction!   We all face changes many times during our life’s journey. The longer we live, the more changes we’ll face.   If you…
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Network for Success… Network on Your Own Terms

~by Maria Marc~ Success is not a matter of luck but a matter of effort. It is often said that if you work hard, success will just come to you, yet that is not always true. If you want your business to be successful, you will need to network for success. Although effort is a…
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Tidiness, the Japanese Way

~by Maria Marc~   Tidiness and de-cluttering our life could be a rather simple task according to some, or a hard daunting task according to others. We know that keeping our environment organized impacts our wellbeing and our productivity, be it at work or home.   How can we incorporate tidiness in our busy day…
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Roadmap to Self-Improvement

~by Maria Marc~ If you’re on the road to self-improvement, you may find the path can be challenging, especially if you are averse to change. Ultimately you know it’s worth it, but how do you move beyond your fears, doubts, habits, and complacency? ‘I can’t think of anything worse than living a stagnant life, devoid…
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New Year, New Vision!

~by Maria Marc~   Vision is what you will become. So what do you see? At the dawn of a new year, most of us feel energized to steam ahead into a better year. But do you know where you are headed? Having vision helps you stay on track regardless of crises and challenges that…
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