Category Archives for "Articles"

Jun 18

What is the Interpersonal Wellness System?

By Joyce Odidison

The Birth of the Interpersonal Wellness System  Imagine being in a relationship that makes you feel fulfilled, happy, valued and contented. Imagine that your interactions in that relationship are contributing to your emotional, mental and spiritual wellness. As humans, we are relational beings. We thrive in healthy relationships. Our security, esteem and purpose are derived from the […]

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Aug 20

Should Professionals Gain Coaching Skills?

By Joyce Odidison

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Why Should Professionals Gain Coaching Skills? As the workforce changes, many organizations are asking leaders to learn and apply coaching skills in their leadership roles and with customers. As a result, more professionals than ever are seeking coach skills to enhance their current professions. The Art of Coaching Coaching is the art of using inquiring […]

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Aug 05

Summer Wellness Tips

By Joyce Odidison

Summer Wellness Tips The summer months are lovely; with lots of social activities that keep us on the go. These social activities all have food to sample as we socialize and reminisce, causing us to eat new and different things. Much of what we consume includes fruit and vegetables, sweets such as ice cream and […]

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Jul 29

Summer Connections

By Joyce Odidison

Summer Connections Spending time with your family is good for your well-being, as long as your time together induces feelings of joy, laughter and fun. Summer connections can be exciting, fun, invigorating and sometimes even romantic. How are your summer connections coming along? I’ve noticed that though we are supposed to be less stressed during the summer […]

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Jul 22

Summer Reflections

By Joyce Odidison

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Summer Reflections It never fails, as the lazy summer days unfold, we think of sitting around the pool, going for long walks, biking, reading fiction and hanging out with family or friends. What could be more refreshing than spending time with those we love and care about while at the beach? What about reflections? I […]

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Jun 04

Mental Wellness Awareness Month

By Joyce Odidison

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Mental Wellness Awareness Month June is mental wellness awareness month. I am so glad that people are beginning to view their mental wellness as part of their overall wellness that can be improved and maintained. Better late than never, so here’s to progress. This week I want to promote personal values as a way to […]

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Apr 15

Workplace Drama – Part 3

By Joyce Odidison

Workplace Drama – Part 3 Learning to respond to workplace drama is important in order to prevent and reduce conflicts, as well as to shorten the time span and reduce the workplace distractions. If you are a supervisor or are in a leadership role, your responsibility is to intervene and stop the workplace distraction. You […]

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Apr 08

Workplace Drama – Part 2

By Joyce Odidison

Workplace Drama – Part 2 We often see drama unfolding at work because people feel ashamed, isolated, hurt, angry, embarrassed, defensive, blamed or let down by another person’s behaviour or lack of support. Too often, drama occurs because people are unable to adequately name or express what they are feeling and why. This is why […]

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Apr 01

Workplace Drama

By Joyce Odidison

Workplace Drama – Part 1 Drama abounds in human relationships. Since we spend most of our time at work, more drama than is necessary gets displayed at work. Many have asked: “is there a way to stop all workplace drama?” I think not, however, we can reduce and sometimes prevent a lot of the drama […]

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Mar 10

Career Coaching

By Joyce Odidison

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Career Mobility and Transition Coaching Are you looking for a way to address the complexities of career mobility and transition in coaching? In today’s harsh economic climate, career mobility can be presented as a lateral, vertical and downward move. I recently had a client who experienced what she believed to be a downward career move […]

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Feb 03

Making 2015 Your Best Year

By Joyce Odidison

Pain Relief - Interpersonal Wellness - Wellness Coaching - Canada

Do you have what you need to Make 2015 Your Best Year? Millions of people everywhere have started the year with a resolution, including you and me. Statistically by the end of January, most of us will have separated emotionally from those resolutions and by year end, we will begin to feel guilty and miserable. […]

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Jan 27

Good Interpersonal Skills Breeds Wellness

By Joyce Odidison

Interpersonal Skills - Interpersonal Wellness - Blog - Canada

Interpersonal Skills and Wellness: Have you ever wondered about the relationship between the two? According to research in positive psychology, our level of happiness depends more on the quality of the relationship than in anything else, including how much money they have, their status, job or fame. Do you know what it is to be […]

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