July 3 - Trusting Relationships

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July 3 - Your chance of succeeding at your goals is in direct proportion to your ability to develop secure and trusting relationships. You do this more by how you show up in other people’s lives on a consistent day-by-day basis than by the few and far between grand gestures.

July 2 - Cultivate Your Relationships

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July 2 - Your well-being is impacted by those around you. Take stock of how you cultivate your relationships with those closest to you. While you may take significant pride in your independence, the reality is that we all need each other in so many ways.

July 1 - Genuine Connection

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July 1 - Being sociable requires taking the time to connect with others without distraction – it’s not about how many friends you have on Facebook. There is a direct relationship between how much time you spend online and feelings of loneliness.

June 30 - Check In With Yourself

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June 30 - Prior to beginning any task, check in with yourself on what you need to do to make sure you stay safe - even if it’s something you do often. Accidents happen when we are not paying attention to the basics.

June 29 - Refresh Your Space

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June 29 - Take time every couple of days to refresh your personal work and living spaces so they stay inspiring and interesting. Remove the clutter, organize the materials you need close at hand to accomplish your tasks of daily living, and spruce up the flat surfaces around you so they shine and sparkle. How you keep your environment shapes the state of your mental health.

June 28 - Motivation to Improve

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June 28 - Create an environment where it’s safe for you and others to explore your limitations. Discovering what you don’t know develops intrinsic motivation for improvement.

June 27 - Appreciative Inquiry

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June 27 - Foster a level of appreciative inquiry with others in your world. This means asking questions such as, “what did you most enjoy about your work today?” or “what projects are you most excited about?”

June 26 - Clarifying Questions

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June 26 - When you’re faced with a question that seems too intrusive or embarrassing for you to answer, ask clarifying questions such as “why would you like to know that?” or “what do you need to do with the information?” before jumping to conclusions about the appropriateness of the request.

June 25 - Foster a Sense of Wonder

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June 25 - Instead of jumping in to defend or justify your reactions, foster a sense of wonder about the world and your reactions to events in your life.

June 24 - Natural Consequences

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June 24 - Allow others to experience the natural consequences of their actions. For example, if you have a co-worker who always shows up late for meetings, kick off the meeting with an activity or an opportunity they would really enjoy. Missing out on this becomes the natural consequence of their tardiness.