Author Archives: Susan Britton

Encourage Your Brain: Fake It ‘Til You Feel It, Then Feel It ‘Til You Figure it Out!

https://youtu.be/75kZUNvzx0Y I ran across a study recently at PsyPost.org that talked about how “deep acting” improves interpersonal work relationships and work goal progress. Deep acting means you try to actually experience the emotions that you want to display. So, basically … Continue reading

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Encourage Your Brain: You’re Wired for Hope (Happy 2021!)

As we close out 2020, I’ve heard many people say how happy they are to have the year that brought COVID-19 closed out and behind us. That’s understandable. And then the typical “it’s a new year” message is: let’s plan, … Continue reading

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Encourage Your Brain: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

As we’re in the gift-giving season, I was reminded of the Kodak commercials that popularized the phrase “the gift that keeps on giving”—meaning something that invokes good feelings over time. I’m still working on a few items on my shopping … Continue reading

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Apply This Mindset When Strengths Go Rogue

There are two sides to strengths. On one hand, they create value, thus creating a gateway to being accepted, belonging, and being of value to others. But strengths can also have a dark side if they are over-used. Instead of … Continue reading

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