The Conscious Professional

Needing People to Like You

Why Needing Others to Like You Is Holding You Back

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“A psychiatrist once told me early in treatment, “Stop trying to make me like you,” and what a sobering and welcome smack in the face that statement was. Yet somehow, every day of my life is still a campaign for…

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Cultivate Creativity

Cultivating Your Own Creativity

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“Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney Company on ‘Creativity’ Creativity is something…

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covid transformation

Behind The Scenes: Our Covid Story of Transformation

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This year has really been a bit of a blur since our holiday in March when Jack and I were stuck in Mexico wondering if BA would be sending a plane to bring us home! (Have you noticed how time…

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Mindful Job Searching

6 Tips for Mindful Job Searching

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“That’s when I first learned that it wasn’t enough to just do your job; you had to have an interest in it, even a passion for it.” – Charles Bukowski For most people, their job makes up a significant portion…

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Putting Yourself First Is Not Selfish

Reasons Putting Yourself First is Not Selfish

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“Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.” – Karl Lagerfeld Nobody wants to be thought of as selfish. In this endeavour many people make an…

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Love your Faults

How to Embrace, and Love, Your Faults

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“It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch one another and find sympathy. We differ widely enough in our nobler qualities. It is in our follies that we are at one.” – Jerome K. Jerome…

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Dealing with Worry

6 Tips for Dealing with Worry

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“How would your life be different if…You stopped worrying about things you can’t control and started focusing on the things you can? Let today be the day…You free yourself from fruitless worry, seize the day and take effective action on…

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Become More Empathetic

6 Tips for Becoming More Empathetic

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“Sometimes all a person wants is an empathetic ear; all he or she needs is to talk it out. Just offering a listening ear and an understanding heart for his or her suffering can be a big comfort.” – Roy…

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Dealing wit Fear

Thoughts on Dealing with Fear

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“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” – C. JoyBell C. on how to deal with fear. Although we may not like to admit it,…

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Reasons You May Be Emotional

Reasons You May Be Emotional

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“Your emotions make you human. Even the unpleasant ones have a purpose. Don’t lock them away. If you ignore them, they just get louder and angrier.” – Sabaa Tahir, ‘A Torch Against the Night’ Emotions are present and vitally important. They help…

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