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Mindset Skills are the Key.
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Why Every School Counselor and Parent Needs to know how Child Life Coaches can Help Students…

Why Every School Counselor and Parent Needs to know how Child Life Coaches can Help Students…

As an elementary school counselor in a small town in Virginia, Lisa O’Loughlin has over 30 years of experience working with students. But nothing prepared her, or her peers, for the mental health and social development challenges that the post-COVID world has had on students. Maggie Hayes agrees. She has worked as a school counselor in New York...

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School Counselor finds Child Life Coaching helps Students, Herself, her Career, and her Future

School Counselor finds Child Life Coaching helps Students, Herself, her Career, and her Future

As an elementary school counselor in Virginia, Lisa O’Loughlin has over 30 years of experience working with students. But nothing prepared her, or her peers, for the mental health and social development challenges that the post-COVID world has had on students. As she sought a way to help her students develop strategies to manage their minds and...

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Five Tips to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone and Achieve Your Dreams

Five Tips to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone and Achieve Your Dreams

  Do you ever think about your dreams—then suddenly realize you’re not sure how to step outside your comfort zone to make them happen? Do you ever feel nervous about your dreams—then whittle them down to something that is more “practical” or “doable”? If so, your response is normal. The bad news is, this “normal” response is what keeps so...

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Busting the Myth About Dreams

Busting the Myth About Dreams

Dreams often get a bad rap – “Be realistic”, “Get your head out of the clouds”, “Live in the real world”... The myth we often hear is that dreaming is irresponsible, unrealistic, and unreasonable. But did you realize that our world is built on dreams? Throughout history, humans have made the once “impossible”, possible – from electricity, to...

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How to Build Resilience – conversation with Mr Biz Radio

How to Build Resilience – conversation with Mr Biz Radio

Ken Wentworth from Mr. Biz Radio and Renaye Thornborrow have a fascinating discussion about "Building Resilience". Learn more about the interview and watch the interview here.  Choose another way of listening here. Topics with Timestamps from the Interview Introduction 2:40 – Renaye's entrepreneurial journey 5:40 – Ken asks, "Was there one thing...

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How to Figure Out the Perfect Time to Go for Your Goal

How to Figure Out the Perfect Time to Go for Your Goal

  You may have heard statements like these before… As soon as I have more money… As soon as I have more time… As soon as I’m a little older… then I’ll go for my goal! When deciding the “perfect time” to go for your goal… you must look out for a sneaky dream-stealer called "conditional thinking". Conditional thinking occurs when you think...

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Four Powerful Practices to Create Success and Happiness in the New Year

Four Powerful Practices to Create Success and Happiness in the New Year

  Wow –  2022 is almost complete! When talking with friends and colleagues about the end of the year, one thing I’ve noticed is that people often talk about the things they DIDN’T do in 2022. This often leads to a series of “self-beat-up” comments as they talk about their unfulfilling job, weight they didn’t lose, time not spent connecting...

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