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Shannon Terrell
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Shannon Terrell is a writer based in Toronto, Canada. She revels in the thrill of exploration, whether it be new cultures, new landscapes, or new ways to bring on the happy. If she’s not hiking or practicing yoga, she probably has her nose in a book.

How Public Speaking Classes Will Make You A More Powerful Communicator

Do you ever have difficulty speaking in front of others? Do you dread meetings and presentations in which you know you’ll be called on to speak? Does your heart rate climb, throat close up, and palms get slick with sweat…

How To Stay Focused And Get Things Done In A World Full Of Distractions

Staying focused is a challenge many of us face. In today’s world of modern technology and wireless integration, we’re inundated by many distractions. It’s a common experience to be sidelined by seemingly innocent interruptions to your workflow. “Oh, just five…

What Does Empathy Mean? 4 Ways to Cultivate This Important Skill

Empathy is a skill both inherent and external. It’s something we may naturally possess, but it’s also something we can cultivate, nurture, and develop. It’s a skill inherent to emotional intelligence, and can help us connect with others in ways we never…

Learn To Be More Efficient With These Productivity Planner Tools

The demands on our time seem to be never ending. Between work and family life, we’re lucky if we can snag a simple 15 minutes of down time at the end of the day to decompress. We’re busy people. We…

What Is Fear? Learn How To Conquer Your Doubts And Succeed

Fear is something we encounter on a frequent basis. We experience it in different ways each and every day, and we develop different strategies for dealing with this difficult sensation. Fear, anxiety, doubt, apprehension, panic, unease, worry — they are all…

How To Read Faster And Retain More From Everything You Read

Reading is a skill we learn at an early age that becomes so inherent an ability we likely don’t remember learning it at all. But reading fast is another story. Learning how to read faster can promote vast and empowering benefits for…

How To Identify And Improve Your Conflict Management Style

Conflict management is a phrase we often hear in a business context. It’s one of those buzz-word phrases that your manager may toss around in meetings or casual conversation that likely leaves you scratching your head. The reality is — effective conflict…

Want A Powerful Energy Boost? Try This Simple Morning Yoga Routine

Nowadays, yoga is everywhere. We see people practice their morning yoga routine in the park. We walk by second-story yoga studios on our way to work. And we may even dabble in a little downward dog ourselves now and again. But regardless of…