Soo important – at work and home. Important to listen to adults and children with extra attention and without interruption. Test yourself! Say back what you hear to be sure it’s correct and then respond or don’t. Older children can “play” this as a game scoring points. If you -your couple- family or work need … More Are you an Active Listener?
“You can’t stop the waves… but you can learn to surf.” ~Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn Dr. Zinn helped to introduce mindfulness based stress reduction to the Western world. He worked with outpatients U Mass. Medical School and led groups regularly. I was fortunate to participate in a week long training at Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY. twenty-five … More You can’t stop the waves…
Tune in to this episode of Hilary Topper On Air, as Hilary interviews Eileen Lichtenstein, CEO of Balance & Power, Inc. and author of “SOAR! with Resilience: The Interactive Book for Overcoming Obstacles & Achieving Success” Eileen offers listeners key tips and takeaways for effective communication at home and at work. Walk away from this … More How to Become a Better Communicator
There’s a thunderstorm outside and I had to shut my eyes – not feeling much like meditating… So with feet up, chair reclined I put in earbuds and listened to relaxing music for 20 minutes- did the trick!! If you need help for scheduling a break/relaxation – free consult! http://www.balanceandpower.com 516 623 4353 online sessions … More Relaxing Between 4 hours Online!
“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Pursue your dreams by following what your heart desires is a constant theme in order to reach your goals. Here are some quotes by the Brazilian author which may be found in the book: “It’s … More “The Alchemist” Reread and Relevant!
Have you ever been curious about tapping, or meditation? Don’t know what either one is? Learn by doing! Break up your day by taking a power hour of self-care with a special collaboration with Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) tapping facilitator Eileen Lichtenstein and a meditation session with facilitator Stephanie Thoma. You’ll walk away from this … More Confidence Meditation + Tapping: Facebook Live With Stephanie Thoma and Eileen Lichtenstein
I’m a certified Anger Management Specialist and receive current info and research in the arena. Recent studies and research has shown that “lack of sleep intensifies anger, impairs adaptation to frustrating circumstances” and that “sleep-restricted individuals showed a trend toward increased anger and distress, essentially reversing their ability to adapt to frustrating conditions over time.” … More Do you get enough sleep to be in a good mood?
Some signs of a healthy relationship include: ~Feeling good around that person. ~Feeling safe saying how you feel. ~You listen to each other ~You feel valued. ~You feel trust. ~You do not insult each other, even when you disagree. I’m not going into unsafe signs here. If you’re not sure…you may call me for a … More How is your relationship?
Affirmations can give you the strength and patience to overcome obstacles – perceived and/or real. Repeating a phrase like “This is only temporary” or “Everything has its purpose” might help you realize that whatever you experience, no matter how uncomfortable, has meaning(maybe yet unknown) and can be opportunities for growth. Affirmations are wonderful tools to … More Affirmations Help!
When there is a “detour”, the goodness of it may be revealed at a much later time…patience and hope/faith needed. We are all in uncertain times and may or may not have the motivation to move forward or the patience needed to cope with the waiting and detours. Here are a few helpful strategies that … More Moving Forward & Detours
Procrastination is often a secondary symptom of an overfull schedule. When we procrastinate it is often self-sabotage towards success. Working through your day’s objectives, you can easily accomplish most of the tasks waiting for your attention today. As you make progress, you can build up momentum that makes moving on to the next duty much … More Stop Self-Sabotage