Mindfulness: A Job Searching Strategy

Searching for a job can be a stressful and overwhelming process. Many have written about the benefits of “mindfulness” in stress reduction and nurturing well-being. But what exactly is mindfulness? Mindfulness is: A mental state involving heightened awareness of one’s feelings and sensations of the present moment (Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 5th ed., 2018). […]

The Value of Sending Thank-You Notes

While January is National Thank You Note Month, not everyone realizes the value of sending these personalized notes. Recently a study conducted by Amit Kumar and Nicholas Epley showed that writing the notes made the sender happier while overcoming the awkward initial feelings. Additionally, the benefits include building relationships, demonstrating communication skills, and showing gratitude. […]