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Self-awareness for successful self –management

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What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. Abraham Maslow
The greatest benefit to being self aware is helping us stay in control of ourselves, our emotions and thoughts. Just like the moon goes through different phases, we go through different life phases as well.  We experience ups and downs and we must stay self-aware and be responsible for self management of our energy and our actions while keeping ourselves centered. One very important attribute to be aware of is learning to identify personally stressful situations and how to respond to them. Self-monitoring is one strategy for increasing awareness such as keeping daily records of personal stressors (internal and external stressors.) Once a person is aware of stress-producing stimulation and responses, the next step is to learn new coping skills such as; 1. Improving diet and increasing exercise. Exercise training appears to increase resistance to stress. 2. Other copingskills include relaxation train…

Giving and Receiving Help by, Kathy Shabotynskyj

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Are you Living your Desired Life?

What are your Productivity Enemies?

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What are your Productivity Enemies?
By, Career Coach Kathy Shabotynskyj and Life/Business Coach Nafije Prishtina
I know that you know what you want to do, you have stated your goals in writing using the SMART format, and you’re making good progress accomplishing that which you set your mind to doing. You're so good, you check that box completed. YAY you say with a smile.You also know that you're able to do more great things based on your past accomplishments. You're living the life you want, and you’re saying to yourself “Wow, I'm so awesome, I'm unstoppable, I'm a true shining star!” The above statement is true and I have experienced it many many times. I also have witnessed my clients sharing their successful experiences just like the above statement. That feeling is extraordinary so it is natural, it increases our dopamine and I believe it is almost contagious. Then sometimes, something happens.  The day starts out right, we list the “to do’s” for the projects …