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Self Care for Caregivers

by Glory Eshareturi Taking Care of Yourself At Compass we are a company of caregivers. We employ staff who provide support and guidance for some clients, and care for others. Many of our staff spend many hours a week working with their clients and helping to provide care for some of their greatest needs. Just…

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Grown-Ups Can See the Future

Marshmallow If you give a child a marshmallow and tell them that they can eat it or wait five minutes to get two marshmallows, prepare yourself for some humor. It’s as if time and space screech to a halt and the only thing that matters to that child is the marshmallow in front of them….

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Increase Your EQ: Vulnerable Vocab

Emotional Intelligence A flood of emotion fills your body because of what you just heard and you’re not sure you can hold it in. Will it explode out of your hands, feet, mouth, an eye twitch or will you shove it all down into the recesses of your soul? As discussed in our previous article,…

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26 Tips To Be More Positive

Today, we’re giving you 26 ways you can work on being more positive.  Pursuing positivity is a MUST if you are wanting to live happy and whole.  Consider trying a few of these out. Write down a list of everything you’re grateful for. Join an organization that supports a cause you care about. Make a…

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Emotional Intelligence: What is it?

Known as the smartest man in America, Chris Langan has an IQ (a measure of intellectual intelligence) of 195. To put this in perspective, the average person scores at 100 and Einstein was somewhere around 175! Now I want you to guess what Chris does for a living. A) Rocket Scientist B) Brain Surgeon C)…

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Gratitude: The Art of Thankfulness

Pain and Loss Even though my parents raised my siblings and myself to be thankful for our many blessings, I did not truly understand the concept of gratitude until I traveled through the pain and experience of loss. When I was a teenager, my Mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. I knew it was serious…

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Prepare For The Worst and Expect The Best

Why is it important to stay prepared? Now, we all know the importance of creating an emergency plan for your home. But how many of us have created one? How many of us have one? And how many emergency plans in America are collecting dust and spiders as we speak? According to US Dept. of…

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Hydrated and Happy

Stress Threshold Did you know that hydrated and being happy go hand in hand?  Did you know if you are irritated, confused, tired, constipated, have strong food cravings or a headache you may be dehydrated? When your body does not have what it needs, it lets you know. Of course there can be other factors,…

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Stressed Out?

By Sheri Wittmer “I’m so stressed out! “ How many times do we hear ourselves or others say words like those?   It amazes me just how stressed most folks are.   As an ILS Manager, I spend lots of time out in stores and on our streets.  If folks aren’t competing for the closest parking spaces…

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