Blog | Kamini Wood, Certified Life Coach

How to Identify and Deal with Toxic Coworkers

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Toxic coworkers are harmful to individual, team, and company performance. When you work with toxic colleagues, the consequences can be devastating for your mood, performance, and well-being. In addition, a toxic work environment can cause unhealthy relationships between team members, decrease efficiency, and diminish work satisfaction.  However, the impact of a toxic workplace goes far […]

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Victim Mentality: Three Steps to Stop Being a Victim

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Do you feel that you have very little, if any, control over your life? Everything is always against you.  You always get the worst jobs. People take advantage of you. No one really respects and appreciates you.  Things never turn out good for you.  You feel like you’ll never reach the happiness and success you […]

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Interdependence Vs. Codependency: Which is Better?

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As human beings, we have an innate need for social connection and affection. Positive social connections decrease stress, increase happiness and optimism, and give us a sense of purpose in life. Moreover, healthy and satisfying relationships lead to a longer life, research suggests.  Healthy romantic relationships are founded on love, respect, and equality. However, we […]

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7 Daily Success Habits Used by High Powered Entrepreneurs

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Most of us have daily routines and habits. We go about our daily tasks without giving them much thought. You get up from your bed, make a cup of coffee, and scroll through your feeds, emails, and messages.  But guess what? This is something high-powered entrepreneurs don’t do. Research on the daily habits of successful […]

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Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome

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Women, particularly high-achievers, are believed to doubt their skills and see themselves as incapable and incompetent. Are women prone to a persistent feeling of discomfort and self-doubt in the workplace and in life? Why is this attitude problematic, and why do we need to stop telling women imposter syndrome? What is Imposter Syndrome? Imposter syndrome is […]

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Top 10 Self Limiting Beliefs to Banish from Your Life

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Both positive and negative beliefs about ourselves make our mindset that strongly impacts how we relate to ourselves and other people.  The subconscious belief system about ourselves, other people, and the world around us influence our thoughts, feelings, and behavior. It determines the quality of our relationships, shapes our life satisfaction, and affects our emotional […]

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7 Traits Narcissists Look for in Their Victims

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Narcissists are good at targeting people. There are specific traits narcissists look for in their victims. Understanding Narcissism Being involved with a narcissist may be one of the most challenging experiences in your life. A narcissist will use their victim a narcissistic supply, dragging them into a toxic cycle of abuse to finally discard them […]

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5 Top Time Thieves and How to Overcome Them

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Time thieves are activities that cut in your working day out of the blue. They disrupt your concentration and distract you from your priorities, taking half your day without you noticing. This may include things such as answering your phone while working on a presentation or report, inability to say ‘no,’ procrastination, or visitors that […]

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What is Procrastination and How to Stop It

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Procrastination involves the habit of delaying your tasks or decisions, usually focusing on less urgent but more enjoyable things to do or to think about instead.  The habit of putting off our tasks stems from a lack of self-control – when we need to get things done, we rely on our self-control and motivation to […]

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Six Ways to Shift Overthinking and Rumination

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Ruminations involve over-thinking or obsessing about our feelings, life events, negative experiences, situations, or people. Ruminating thoughts are intrusive and overwhelming and often linked to adverse mental health outcomes such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, and so on.  What Causes Ruminating Thoughts? When you ruminate, you can’t stop thinking about a negative […]

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