Help Your Student to Career Success – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

What is the SECOND step parents can take to help their students find career success? Insist that they get work experience during high school and college! Sounds obvious, doesn’t it? But you’d be surprised how many college seniors have very little work or volunteer experience to put on their resumes. And that really hurts their chances for getting that all-important first job or internship. A lack of work experience hurts them in much bigger ways, too. When students don’t work…

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Why My Abuse Is No Longer a Secret – Happiness Article

“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” ~Anne Lamott To say I had a tough life would be a gross understatement. Growing up in a strict Catholic Italian family I endured my fair share of emotional and physical abuse. I was unloved and suffered great violence at the hands of both my parents, mostly my father. No one ever talked about this. On…

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How We Learn From Our Parents How to Respond to Stress and Anxiety – Self Improvement Article

A lot of what we learn in life – including how we regulate our stress and emotions – is picked up by what we observe from others when we are developing at a young age. Our parents and upbringing can play one of the biggest roles in what habits persist later in our lives. This is why paying attention to family patterns is so essential for learning how to improve yourself and changing unhelpful behaviors. If you’re an easily stressed-out…

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