Category: Self-care

  • Mindset Matters: Locus of Control

    Mindset Matters: Locus of Control

    Locus of Control refers to our own perception about the underlying main causes of events in our own life. There are two types of control that are on a continuum: Internal Locus of Control and External Locus of Control.

  • Mindset Matters: Positivity – How to use it and what to avoid

    Mindset Matters: Positivity – How to use it and what to avoid

    Positivity is a framework to work through a negative situation. It allows you to address the challenge as it is while also remaining optimistic in the outcomes.

  • Mindset Matters – Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    Mindset Matters – Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    Growth mindset is the key to our fulfillment in life. When we adopt this mindset, it allows us to try new things which either show us a strength or gives us an opportunity to learn something new. Both of those builds confidence, humility and resiliency. We need those elements for positive well-being.

  • There’s No “Family” in Team

    There’s No “Family” in Team

    This push to call your team a family is actually a misguided attempt to identify the group as something else: a cohesive team.

  • 9 Ways To Combat Fear

    9 Ways To Combat Fear

    Fear gets to the best of us, whether it is fear of failure, fear of success or even fear of fear. All of us have experienced fear at some point in our lives and it can be a real stumbling block that holds us back from being truly successful. Fear can’t hold you back forever,…

  • Albanian and Gay – Robbed of the Parent Experience

    Albanian and Gay – Robbed of the Parent Experience

    In 2012 I wrote a blog post about my experience of being gay and Albanian. I was 30 at the time and needed to express myself how I felt. I was angry at how the Albanian community viewed me and treated me for being gay when I came out. Since then, I have been on…

  • Mental Health Awareness – 5 Things You Need to Know

    Mental Health Awareness – 5 Things You Need to Know

    Today I has the opportunity to moderate the “You Are Not Alone” panel for our Mental Health Summit at work. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This month of awareness is to help break the stigma of mental health and mental illness. It is to normalize that mental health is a part of the human…

  • Why Friendship is Important

    Why Friendship is Important

    Friendship is a unique relationship that can profoundly impact our lives. We need friendships for overall well-being. #friendship #friendshipisimportant