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Misconceptions About OCD


You have probably heard a friend or coworker mention that they are “OCD” about something after arranging their desk or meticulously organizing their books alphabetically. But there is a big difference between the symptoms of someone with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and having a keen eye for small details. In fact, OCD symptoms rarely relate…

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7 Modern Sources of Anxiety & How to Cope


It is no secret that anxiety cases have become more and more prevalent in recent years. This is especially true for teens and young adults, but anxiety can affect people of all ages, in all stages of life. The sheer amount of opportunities and possibilities that are available to us can be difficult for one…

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How Can Career Counselling in Ottawa Help Ignite Your Work Potential?


When someone says, “Career Counselling,” do your thoughts immediately veer towards a high school guidance counsellor asking what you want to do with your life? Or perhaps a tiny office in a government-sponsored program for the unemployed? That’s understandable. The concept of career counselling extends across a pretty broad range of services and providers, and…

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What is Workplace Counselling & How Can It Help Your Business


Workplace environments often assail us with stress on all sides such that we experience anxiety for 40 hours a week, year in and year out. At the same time, we are expected to project calm and assured professionalism constantly. Being honest about legitimate problems in a professional context can be considered a sign of weakness…

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Career Counselling For New Ottawa Graduates


Career Counselling – The Job Market When the average entry-level position requires a university degree and half a decade of experience for a wage that pays well below the poverty line, finding a job that balances your financial needs and provides fulfillment seems like a laughably idealistic goal. While laughable, it’s hard not to feel…

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12 Signs That You Should Find A New Job


Some time ago, you reached the exciting next step on your career ladder. Within the first week on the job, you learned everything you could about the company, remembered everyone’s names, knocked your first few assignments out of the park and set your goals high, knowing you were determined to go above and beyond the call of…

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Aligning Your Values with Your Career


While reading this Forbes interview with Donna Sweidan, a certified career coach, I resonated with her “golden rule” of career satisfaction. She writes that aligning your values with your job is crucial to finding a sense of fulfillment in your work. This makes sense, as cognitive researchers have been pointing out, we experience a kind of…