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Networking for Long-Term Value

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Imagine yourself at a networking event. There you are, dressed in your best professional clothes because that’s what the advertisement suggested on Meetup.com. You’re standing at the front entrance. It’s about 45 minutes after the event started; you didn’t want to be the absolute first one to walk in without …

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Scenario-Based Learning

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To know a definition, how a thing works in a static state is one knowledge: “Self-care is XYZ.” Applied to a real-world situation is another: “If self-care is necessary for my health, then when faced with something that challenges me to ignore it, I do XYZ to maintain it.” People …

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Ban Vs. Educate?

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Ban Vs. Educate? Which is optimal? A ban aims to prevent a behavior. When the behavior is violated, a punitive is given. Punishment. The punishment is to serve as a justice for the behavior violation; it’s labeled a crime. The justice process, going through the punishment is to assist the …

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3 Benefits to Group Meditation & Ceremony

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While we maintain integral solitary meditation practices, I find it additionally valuable to engage in group meditative activity, whether that’s actual meditation practice or ceremony. The development levels vary within groups; backgrounds, experiences and skill sets also differ among participants. When ceremonial facilitation is performed with excellence, these distinctions dissolve, …

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How to Use Your Environment to Evolve Your Epigenetics

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Our immediate environment influences us daily, touching our senses and mingling with our mental states. Environment is the facilitator for epigenetic changes we experience. What we think, feel, see, hear, touch, taste and smell alter us each moment. By overtly focusing on magnanimous steps, we can overlook the more immediate …