Build Your Support System

Although technology creates swift channels of communication and connections throughout the world, many people struggle alone as they face life challenges. “We want people who understand us and can be depended upon during tough times,” explains Cathy Williams, MSW, LCSW, CEAP. “We need people who listen and give us honest feedback.” A support system equips you […]

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How to Find Your Tribe

“Finding your tribe can have transformative effects on your sense of identity and purpose,” explains Ken Robinson, author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything. “This is because of three powerful tribal dynamics: validation, inspiration, and what we’ll call here the alchemy of synergy.” “When you are with your tribe, you feel inspired […]

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Why You Need a Cheering Section (and How to Create One)

“Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so?” sarcastically laughed comedian Drew Carey. “There’s a support group for that. It’s called everybody and they meet at the bar.” There are many types of support systems – and they may or may not serve your best interests. “It is a skill to be able […]

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