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Have you heard of the Gallup CliftonStrengths Assessment? One of my top 5 strengths is: “Futuristic.” People exceptionally talented in the Futuristic theme are inspired by the future and what could be. This might be why the “Best Possible Self” happiness practice is one of my favorites. You simply sit down and journal for 15 minutes about […]

Nicole Bensen Permission Slip for Mental Health

Have you been waiting for permission to put your wellbeing first? Well here you go. Permission granted.

I tried a simple, 30-day anxiety experiment to reduce my anxiety and create better mental health. It worked.

Have you gotten any yet? The notes that say, “We’re halfway through the year, where are you with your resolutions?”  I shared back in January that I’m not big on resolutions; I like MVEs, minimum viable experiments. These are tiny micro nudges toward progress, and I encourage you to make these tiny goals whether you’re […]

The subject line: “Congratulations! The SVBJ wants to name you a Woman of Influence this year.”  My first thought: “This must be a mistake. The Silicon Valley Business Journal has no idea who I am.” Then: “This is probably one of those clickbait subject lines where they’re just inviting me to APPLY to be considered.” […]