Advance In A New Direction: Happiness Decks Affirmation of The Week 6/24

Advance In A New Direction, Happy Campers! Hello Happy Campers! This week's career affirmation is "Advance In A New Direction", Have you ever felt stuck in your career or business? Did you feel like life was handing you no after no?  I have been there several times before. And, it feels so frustrating trying the same old ways when is taking a new direction is truly the secret of success. Advancing in a new direction...

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How Your Food Is Making You Unhappy

Business traveler survival secrets: CEO and owner of Timeline Global Promotions, Toby Taylor is a bi-coastal business traveler, and sells natural products that focus on ethical, earth friendly business models. He is a former fire fighter who took the wellness lessons he learned as an occupational athlete to bringing health products to the general population. Why You Should Listen To This Episode How the stressful life of a fire fighter and bi-coastal business...

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Recruiter’s Secrets To Getting A Job You Love

On this episode of The State of Happiness podcast, my friend Pamela Copeland is here to share how to find a career you love without losing yourself and so much more! Why You Should Listen To This Episode Find out: How a spiritual awakening led Pamela to find me on LinkedIn years ago. What was the the eerie happening that confirmed our friendship. How to be happy on the job and use your intuition and...

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Anthony Bourdain Suicide: What Happened?

Anthony Bourdain died suddenly of an apparent suicide in Paris according to his friend who found him unresponsive. At 61, the storyteller, chef, and TV star left behind a legacy of exploring the world - and for a lack those "Parts Unknown". As an emotional intelligence expert who specializes in helping business leaders, I have been asked, "What happened?" There are many reasons why someone could commit suicide. Shame, guilt, grief, hopelessness are...

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Why You Should Quit Your Job Right Now

Jen Murphy is a freelance writer and editor who tells powerful stories. She also runs in the world's most exotic places. For Employee Wellness Month, She also tells us the reasons why you should quit your job right now. Why You Should Listen To This Episode How Jen was an ambitious publishing professional who went from climbing her way to the top to a life changing crash. What made Jen realize that she...

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Employee Wellness Month Exclusive Interview & Tools

June is Employee Wellness Month! These are the stories that Leslie Inc. has got lined up for you on the State of Happiness! We are talking about how to make business more fun, enjoyable, and of course, profitable. We want to illuminate how other professionals are making business choices and models that truly align with their values. Download The Happiness Decks App Career Edition After two years of development, the Leslie Inc. official digital...

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Are Allergies The Phobia of The Mind?

Are allergies the phobia of the mind? Leslie Inc. VP of Development Ana Gomez opens up to tell her allergy attack story. Together, Ana shares how Leslie helped her get over the allergy attack by using simple emotional intelligence tools. Leslie reveals how allergies are often rooted in emotional trauma stored in the subconscious mind. Why You Should Listen To This Episode For Mental Health Month, we are discussing emotional triggers. Leslie and Ana...

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How To Find Career Happiness With Mental Health

Does Career Happiness Start with Mental Health? Wade Taylor at Movin' & Motivatin' Internet radio station invited me to talk about work and mental health. In observance of Mental Health Awareness month, I talked about how we can create opportunities for finding happiness in the work place. And, I also talked about helping working mothers balance the role of providers and career happiness. Segment 1: Helping Professional Women Handling The Balancing Act In the first...

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Happiness After An Eating Disorder

Gabi Brandao carried a shameful secret that she kept from her friends or family. She hid a seven year eating disorder battle that was fueled by low self-esteem and a dysfunctional marriage. One day, she finally decided to get better - and get out. This is Gabi Brandao's life changing story and journey to becoming a health coach and conscious health writer. Gabi Brandao's Eating Disorder Battle Story Why You Should Listen To This...

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Living With A Person With Depression

Leslie shares her life changing postpartum depression story on this episode. In honor of Mother's Day and May, Mental Health Awareness month. The symptoms of postpartum depression and how we got through it. And, tips for partners who are living with mothers living with postpartum depression and anxiety. Leslie's Postpartum Depression Story Why You Should Listen To This Episode Leslie's husband Franck Juvin-Acker joining the podcast as he was the principle witness of my story...

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Happy Herbs For Mental Health

Herbs For Mental Health In this episode of The State of Happiness, Gabriel how to use herbs for mental health. Gabriel Donovan is a senior herbalist for Dragon Herbs in Los Angeles and has a masters in acupuncture. I met him at Natural Products Expo West. Gabriel intrigued me with his passion and enthusiasm for natural ways to build health and longevity. Find out how we met and what drew us together. May Is...

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Growing Up Happy After Child Abuse

Angela Kelso Tells Her Story of Drug Addiction Recovery Drug addiction recovery is tough, but it's possible. Home Start Inc. client Angela Kelso tells us her intimate story of struggle and survival. As a young mother of three in recovery from domestic violence and drug abuse, Kelso shares what caused her path of self-destruction that finally led to redemption. May Is Mental Health Awareness Month Mother's day is in May. And, May is Mental Health...

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A.R.E. Professional Life Coach Certification Students Raise Over $1000 For Home Start Inc.

Home Start Inc. Thanks A.R.E. Professional Life Coach Certification Students A.R.E. Professional Life Coach Certification students raised over $1000 with Home Start Inc. Blue Ribbon Gala committee member, Leslie Juvin-Acker. Leslie hosted intuitive readings and spoke for two special evenings to raise money for the charity at the Association For Research And Enlightenment in Virginia Beach. Leslie Juvin-Acker is also a member of the Association For Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.). Read her story...

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The Miracle of Asking For Help

[caption id="attachment_53319" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Leslie Juvin-Acker along with 50 A.R.E. life coaching certification students[/caption] The miracle of asking for help is a total game changer. Many believe that asking for help means we are weak or incapable. However, my story of asking for help created miracles that changed my life. Why You Should Listen To This Episode Leslie tells Ana Gomez, VP of Development for Leslie Inc., her amazing story of asking for help and how...

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Why Every Child Deserves A Happy Home

Home Start Inc. Blue Ribbon Gala Event Manager Caitlin Finch Stops By The State of Happiness Podcast Caitlin Finch is the Home Start Inc. Blue Ribbon Gala Special Event and Marketing Coordinator. I have the pleasure volunteering along side her as chair for the Blue Ribbon Gala's social media and e-mail marketing. I have been working with Caitlin Finch, Mark Lagace, and Laura Tancredi-Baese for over six months in planning the Blue Ribbon Gala. An...

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