Today’s installment of the Harry Potter Week is a quote by none other than the Sorting Hat. If you are not familiar, the Sorting Hat is a magical hat that helps decide which group students will enter. Students live at Hogwarts during the school year and they are divided into four ‘houses’ (or groups). Each … More Harry Potter Week: The Sorting Hat and the Search for Hope
Addiction and the Naturally Lit personality ___ She describes herself as “Naturally Lit.” Then she went on to list her personality traits: I am doing well and then somehow I manage to screw things up I move from not giving a shit to fanaticism I’m either really good or really bad I can be impulsive … More Has Your Parent’s Addiction Hurt You? Here is What You Can Do About it.
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I have drafted a Quiet Leader Manifesto and I want to offer it to you for free. All you have to do is click on the photo above and you will have access to it. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can … More The Quiet Leader is a Powerful Leader
The Type A person needs to pay attention to their mental health. ___ So why does the Type A personality need to be concerned about their mental health? It’s a good question. Type A’s are driven, successful and talented. But they are also flawed and vulnerable. I am not a Type A person but in my counseling … More Why is the Type A Person’s Mental Health at Risk?
Creativity is not just for artists. If you are in recovery, you need to be more creative. And hint: it’s not about art. ___ Creativity has much to teach us about recovery. As a writer, the ideas are not flowing these days. This time last year, I had more ideas than hours in the day. … More What Creativity Can Teach Us About Recovery
Taking things personally can be a personal strength. It’s all in how you look at it. ___ They whispered and talked quietly. I could see them looking at me out of the corners of their eyes. I felt like I was watching a drug deal go down, but no this was no drug deal. It … More The Sensitive Personality: Are You An Emotional Ninja?
Sean Swaby admits that he isn’t always happy. His confession may result in a flurry of people telling him to smile, recommendations for antidepressants or offers of food to make him feel better. ___ Editor’s note: This piece was previously published and is currently being revised. Recent research has shown that RAF (Resting asshole face) … More Men and the Resting A**hole Face: Smiley Face Not Required
Sean Swaby admits that he isn’t always happy. His confession may result in a flurry of people telling him to smile, recommendations for antidepressants or offers of food to make him feel better. ___ Go ahead, you don’t have to smile. It’s okay if you are not happy all of the time. Just know that … More Men and the Resting A**hole Face: Smiley Face Not Required
Are you a Yoda leader? A Yoda leader is Quiet on the outside and Ninja-like on the inside, calm but always thinking and planning. We may look quiet, but inside we are practicing Matrix Ninja moves: plotting takeovers, analyzing, writing novels, participating in campaigns and making a ruckus. You may look at our calm exterior … More 19 Ways That Quiet Leaders are Like Yoda