How to Talk to Someone About Mental Illness

How to Talk to Someone About Mental Illness

The only thing worse than struggling with mental illness is the shame that often accompanies it. “Most families are not prepared to cope with learning their loved one has a mental illness,” explains Mental Health America. “It can make us feel...

Mental Illness at Work: Tips for Employers & Employees

It is hard to ignore a co-worker whose eyes fill with tears during a meeting for no apparent reason.  A colleague may angrily explode without provocation.  A responsible colleague who was a model of timeliness arrives increasingly late to work or struggles to meet...

Create Group Norms That Build Trust

Every group has its own rules that guide how they do business and get things done.  These patterns of behavior may be a conscious set of established guidelines for conducting a meeting – or an unconscious lack of boundaries that allow members of the group to bully,...

10 Top Tips to Be a Successful Leader

“Leadership is not about a title or a designation,” insists leadership expert, Robin Sharma.  “It’s about impact, influence and inspiration.” Successful leaders are not impressed by titles.  They possess subject matter expertise and tools...

How to Help Youth Communicate and Resolve Conflict

A fight erupted in the school hall and both boys had bloody noses. They had to be pulled apart by four adults. Mrs. Walker, the assistant principal, intervened. “He said my cousin is stupid,” growled Michael. “No one insults my family.”...

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