The Parable of the Three Workers, which one are you?

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This story inspired me to become a better Stewart of my time, talent and resources and wanted to share it with you… It’s a “story of a man going on a long trip. He called together his servants and entrusted his money to them while he was gone. He gave five bags of silver to one, two bags of silver …

What is the difference between Coaching and Psychotherapy?

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Coaching is the processes of helping an individual achieve maximum potential for professional and personal productivity. Whereas, Psychotherapy–also called “talk therapy” or just plain “therapy” is a process whereby psychological problems are treated through communication and relationship factors between an individual and a trained mental health professional. Individual Coaching is different than Individual Therapy in that it does not treat …

7 Steps to Setting SMART Goals

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Setting SMART goal is one of the keys to achieving lasting success in business and in life. Top-level athletes, entrepreneurs and achievers in all fields have set SMART goals. Setting goals gives you long-term vision and short-term motivation. By setting clearly defined goals, you can measure and take pride in the achievement of those goals, and you’ll see forward progress …

Attainable Goals

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“When you focus on emotionally meaningful goals, life gets better.” —Laura Carstensen Have you heard your last “Happy New Year” yet? People seem to enjoy saying “Happy New Year” so much that I’ve been greeted with it well into March some years! Besides merely an expression of the refreshing feeling of a New Year, what does being “HAPPY” mean, and …

Top 3 Ways to Succeed with Your New Year’s Resolutions

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Don’t have a Happy New Year…MAKE a Happy New Year! “My wife and I had been through a lot of difficult times in our decades of marriage. Every New Year’s Eve we would say, This is going to be our year. We’ve had enough bad luck; we deserve better. Good things will happen for us this year for a change.” …

5 Best Resources to Help You CONNECT and SUCCEED in 2018

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“The new year stands before us like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” —Melody Beattie To help you connect and achieve overwhelming results, well-being and success in every aspect of your life in 2018, we have compiled some resources to encourage and energize your transformation. 1. Read MINDSET. …

The Justin’s Wheel of Life Survey

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NAME: ____________________ DATE: __________ Today, I’m taking the first step to closing the gap from where I am to where I want to be. No matter how accomplished or happy we are, we all have areas of our lives that could be improved. Think about your psychological state, for instance. Do you feel overwhelmed by the stresses of life? Do …

Tips for safe solar eclipse viewing

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On August 21, 2017, while you’re watching the total #SolarEclipse (first occurrence since 1918), make sure you’re protecting your eyes! Never look at the sun with the naked eye and even so, regular sunglasses are not approved for this type of viewing. At #MEC, we have certified #ISO standard glasses for #safe viewing! Visit our office to get your pair …

Happy Fourth of July!

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As the country gets ready to celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, picnics, swimming and baseball, it’s a good time to reflect on the independence we all enjoy today. Thanks to our Founding Fathers, we are able to take advantage of a bounty of freedoms, including the ability to own property, speak freely and travel where we wish. “Free …

7 Tips to Boost Your Self-Esteem

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Self-esteem is an overall assessment of your worth. It’s about accepting and appreciating yourself for who you are, including your entire personhood…the strong you and the weak you. According to Dr. Lauretta Justin, “Low self-esteem is like internal bleeding. You look normal on the outside but are dying inside.” Don’t let low self-esteem prevent you from achieving the life of …