Know Your Worth: Find Out How Much Should You Be Earning (And Actually Make A Profit)

Do you know your worth? Being a freelancer or consultant is more than charging an hourly rate. Find out how to make money and feel good about asking clients to pay up. Know Your Worth & Take The Emotion Out of Negotiation Consulting fees are often thought of as mystical numbers. Clients often balk at the costs of fees because they have a project that, "only takes a few minutes to do" and can't understand...

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Before You Give Negative Business Reviews, Consider This:

Negative Business Reviews Hurt Small Business Owners When we think about negative business reviews, we think of Gordon Ramsey hurling butt clenching, well-warranted profanities to a business owner who failed to perform at their best. The man has high standards and of course, it's no surprise that most small businesses fail due to a lack of detail, follow-up, and customer service. In these cases, small business owners should grow up, stop making excuses,...

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Money And Health with Sharon Sayler

How To Balance Money And Health Money and health are tightly connected. And, when thinking of the two, millions of Americans are stressed out! Often, people will skip going to the doctor or avoid seeking health care because they are afraid of their hospital bill. What a way to live! But, sadly, many people, including women, in America do this. We also have a lot of negative things to say about money that...

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What Is Emotional Intelligence?

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Emotional Intelligence is natural to all human beings. But, do you know what it is? Dr. Trevor Blattner explores emotional intelligence with me on his podcast The Top One Percent. Trevor: You also are an expert in emotional intelligence so if you don't mind I'd like to transition a little bit into talking some about that because I think our listeners would value your input on that a lot. You know,...

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Mood and Money: How Unhappiness Is An Expensive Habit

Mood and Money: How Unhappiness Is An Expensive Habit Are you in control of your mood and money? Discover startling statistics about Americans and their relationship to money. And, find out how you can change your relationship with money.   In This Episode: Take Control of Your Mood And Money Leslie and Ana recap "The Summer of Love" and all their interactions with July's guests. Mood and money - Leslie shares shocking statistics that reveals...

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This Artist Shares His Secret For Improving Your Creativity

Meet Wesley Van Eeden the illustrator of The Happiness Decks app. He is an artist, illustrator, and muralist from South Africa. He is the illustrator behind the Leslie Inc Happiness Decks App Career Edition. Discover In This Episode of The State of Happiness: How Leslie and Wesley met on Malakye.com in 2016. What Leslie said to Wesley to encourage him to continue his professional career as an artist. How Leslie and Wesley began...

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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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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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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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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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Living A Purposeful Life

Meet Peter Woodbury I first discovered Peter Woodbury during my Edgar Cayce studies. I first read his articles years ago. He is one of the top Association for Research and Enlightenment lecturers and educators on the Edgar Cayce readings. His specialty is past life regression and past lives. Peter has an active online community through Facebook and engages with fans and fellow students of Edgar Cayce material. Initially, I reached out to him over...

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