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March 15, 2022

Lessons Identified Vs. Lessons Learned – #MTtalk Roundup

Yolande Conradie looks back on how an ill-fated car ride convinced her that she needed to learn her lesson

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December 28, 2021

Favorite Tweets of the #MTtalk Year

Every two weeks, #MTtalk takes Mind Tools live with our global Twitter chat,

February 16, 2021

How to Do What You Know You Need to Do – #MTtalk Roundup

"Delaying the things we should be doing can also become harmful to our physical and mental well-being." - Bill Tucker

August 17, 2020

Attention and Focus – #MTtalk Roundup

I often recall as a child being told to "pay attention" or "just focus." Whether I was gazing dreamily out of a window or grappling with a confusing subject, I remember parents and teachers alike despairing at my inability to concentrate

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August 13, 2020

I No Longer Feel Like a Fraud – I'm Not an Imposter!

I drank to excess, overate, and exercised compulsively. By my mid-thirties, I'd burned out

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January 10, 2019

What Makes You Late?

"It was the traffic." "I missed a train." "It was my partner's fault." We all run late occasionally, but when it happens often, it becomes a problem – not just for you, but for those who rely on you, too. It's likely time to reassess how much control you had over those situations. I'm a […]

November 13, 2018

What Will You Start Today? – #MTtalk Roundup

"Time doesn’t change things. It’s how we use our time that makes the difference." – Richie Norton, American author About This Week's Chat A few years ago, my husband and I visited Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. We were there at the end of an excellent rainy season, and […]

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March 20, 2018

Busting Self-Sabotaging Behavior – #MTtalk Roundup

The Good Wolf or the Bad Wolf? There's an age-old Native American story about the battle between the bad wolf and the good wolf inside each of us. A grandfather tells his grandson that the bad wolf feels sorry for itself. It is also angry, proud, greedy, dishonest, and feels guilty and inferior. The good […]

December 4, 2017

Will Your Holidays be Christmas Chaos or Christmas Calm?

"’Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…" – from The Night Before Christmas, or A Visit From St. Nicholas So goes the much-loved poem that will be read to countless excited children all round the world this Christmas Eve. If only reality matched the […]

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June 1, 2017

Drudgery: How to Take it Out of Your Day

If there is one thing that we all share in this life, it is recurring moments of drudgery. As universal as drudgery is, our tolerance for it varies. Sometimes we might actually look forward to it. And, if things aren't going right, the annoying processing of detail can help us to shed some light on what is […]

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