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Give a #Caregiver a break – #WhenLifeHitstheFan

Janet Fouts

As a caregiver and an entrepreneur, I know only too well how overloaded we can be.

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Entrepreneurship and Making the Transition to Wellness #MindfulSocial With @HeidiSloss

Janet Fouts

As many of you know by now, my business has evolved considerably over the last few years, and life and work have grown markedly better. Because I’m focusing on what really matters to me, my family and my clients.

The path to happiness and well-being. #MindfulSocial With Rick Hanson

Janet Fouts

On the #MindfulSocial podcast this week I talk with Dr. Rick Hanson, Ph.D. about learning to actually change the structure of our brain through positive neuroplasticity and ways we can learn from our experiences to have more well-being, happiness and emotional balance in our lives.

Power Your Tribe- #MindfulSocial with @Comaford

Janet Fouts

This week on Mindful Social I talk with Christine Comaford about her newest book: Power Your Tribe. The book hits home on a lot of levels, particularly when we’re talking about creating a safe space for growth, energy, and creativity in the workplace. Listen up!

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

What’s the best social media marketing tool for scheduling your updates?

Janet Fouts

Guest post via the remarkable Lilach Bullock. With so many different social media marketing tools to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right solution; one that helps you save time and helps you improve your results.

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On celebrating the holidays, wishes and realities of #Caregiving

Janet Fouts

I’ve been thinking a lot about how this holiday season affects everyone in different ways, no matter what our faith. For some, it is a season of generosity and giving. Enjoying the act of giving for others and accepting the warm feeling that it brings can fill a person’s heart with joy.

You, Me, Empathy, #MindfulSocial with Non Wels

Janet Fouts

This was a very special episode with Non Wels, creator of the You, Me, Empathy podcast. We met on Twitter and struck up some conversations. Non hosted me on his podcast in October to talk about self-care for caregivers and a whole lot of other things.

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Life is going to hit the fan. So what can you do?

Janet Fouts

Every single person in the world either has experienced or will experience terrible loss and hurdles to overcome at some point in their lifetime. These things can be terrifying, even emotionally or psychologically disabling.

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Give yourself the gift of #Mindful #SelfCare

Janet Fouts

This time of the year can be hectic, combining the end of the year with the holiday season, stress just happens doesn’t it? Are you looking forward to January as a time to recharge? Me too. I see the beginning of the year as a time to refresh.

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Why are more companies seeking group leadership coaching? Because it works!

Janet Fouts

As more and more executives are seeing the value of leadership coaching for themselves, they’re looking to provide coaching for their teams as well. In part to save money, but also to create an internal environment where the team learns together and collaboration happens more fluently.

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The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Forgive for Good- #MindfulSocial with Dr. Fred Luskin

Janet Fouts

Luskin is the Director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Project, a senior consultant in health promotion at Stanford University, and a professor at the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, as well as an affiliate faculty member of the Greater Good Science Center.

Gimme a break! – #Compassion in the workplace

Janet Fouts

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash. Workplaces stress is quite literally a killer of productivity as well as health. Bringing compassion into the mix can lift spirits and bring a sense of oneness that may not have existed before.

Self-care is not selfish. Tell a friend!

Janet Fouts

What do you think the term “caregiver” means? I’m learning that it means something different to everyone. When all is said and done, almost every one of us will be a caregiver of some kind in our lifetime.

Are You Trapped In Overwhelm Mode?

Janet Fouts

You may not have heard of it, but there’s this thing called “ Responsibility Fatigue ”. It happens to a lot of us when we simply can’t say no. The more we don’t say no, the more people rely on us. At home, at work, out in the world. Sometimes it literally feels like there’s a sign on our forehead that says “Don’t worry, I’ll take care of it”! And so we get overloaded, exhausted, often more than a little frustrated or angry.

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7 Practices of a Mindful Leader #MindfulSocial with @marclesser

Janet Fouts

I first met Marc Lesser a few years ago, when he was CEO and lead trainer at the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. The wisdom he imparted those classes, and through his work is still popping into my mind as I go on my own path and I am honored to have been so lucky.

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Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

What is Responsibility Fatigue?

Janet Fouts

In today’s busy world we can get caught up in the frenzy to do, do, do! Our responsibilities to family, friends, work, and community can be overwhelming. It seems there is no time for self-care, for personal growth.

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Compassion in the Workplace- Immanual Joseph on #MindfulSocial

Janet Fouts

This week I’m talking with Immanual Joseph, PhD , about compassion. In the workplace, at home, for others and for ourselves. On the podcast Immanual said: “Compassion is fierce.

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The Role of Kindness in Social Media

Janet Fouts

We may not always agree, but if we respond with negativity we're driving the conversation down a rabbit hole it may not recover from. mindful social kindness mindfulsocial Social Media

Social Media Listening – It’s About Emotions

Janet Fouts

Let’s face it, most of us make purchase decisions emotionally, rather than logically. But much of the research we do when marketing products and services is focused on big data, filtered and sifted, often to get the results we are looking for rather than to divine what the customer wants.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Living With Resilience – a Webinar

Janet Fouts

Stress is part of our modern lives, every single day. Some days just getting out of bed can be a real challenge. Living our lives with resilience can seem pretty far away.

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Get Your Account Verified on Twitter

Janet Fouts

Getting a verified Twitter account is easier than it seems. Follow this guide to getting your own account verified. Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy Twitter

My New Year Gift to You- 30 Days of Mindfulness

Janet Fouts

The mindfulness training I’ve engaged in over the last few years has significantly changed my life. I’m less reactive in difficult situations, adapt to change more quickly, actually get more done because I’m more able to focus, and my friends tell me I seem both happier and calmer.

Are your social media accounts ready for 2017?

Janet Fouts

Bring your social sites up to date with a quick review to be sure of a Happy New Year! social business Social Media in Action Social Media

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

6 apps that will make you a better blogger right now

Janet Fouts

Want to up your game as a blogger? These apps will make that sooo much easier! Social Media Tips and Tricks Social Media Tools blogging

Marketers are freaking out about Facebook

Janet Fouts

By now you’ve probably heard the recent announcement from Mark Zuckerberg about engagement on Facebook.

Gaming Mindfulness

Janet Fouts

In case you’re not familiar with the term, gamification is the process of using gaming elements like scoring, competition, play, and rewards to encourage action. It works particularly well with problem-solving where badges or scores indicate competency.

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Buh bye Facebook “Explore Feed”

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Time for a mind-shift?

Janet Fouts

Change can be hard. Often it’s harder when we make a shift from something we are comfortable and successful at. The longer we have done something, the more impetus we need to get out of our rut and make change happen. I’ve been known as a digital marketer for well over 20 years.

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Bring your Whole Self to Work, #MindfulSocial with @mikedrobbins

Janet Fouts

On Mindful Social this week I chatted with Mike Robbins, an expert in teamwork, leadership, and emotional intelligence about his latest book, Bring your Whole Self to Work-How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance.

On the ROI of #compassion in the workplace. #MindfulSocial with Lisa Murfield

Janet Fouts

When something happens to an employee outside of work, how that company responds is representative of the company culture.

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What do you do when life hits the fan?

Janet Fouts

The older we are, the more we are likely to become a caregiver for family and friends or need care for ourselves. In fact, a survey of family caregivers from Caregiver Action and AARP tells us that 29% of the U.S.

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Facebook Headache #6? We have a cure.

Janet Fouts

Have you been having issues editing link previews, titles or descriptions when you create a link post on Facebook? Or maybe you chose not to add Open Graph tags to your website because you didn’t want to deal with managing that extra code and update the markup all the time? I feel you.

IS Your Website GDPR Compliant?

Janet Fouts

Of course, we are all aware of the privacy issues now in the news about Facebook and other major networking sites. The European Union has been thinking about this much longer, and a new regulation goes into effect soon that will impact how we all do business online.

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New Social Media Report, and What About UGC?

Janet Fouts

It’s not news that people search social media for reviews on purchases, hotels, restaurants and such, or that they ask their friends for recommendations. According to the Nielsen Trust in Advertising report , 83% of consumers world-wide trust recommendations from friends and family.

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For Thanksgiving this year, play #PopcornGratitude!

Janet Fouts

We have a new idea at our Thanksgiving this year, and we call it “popcorn gratitude”. Before dinner starts, take a few moments and gather the family together. Then start a lightning round of gratitude. Not just for love, or family and friends, good food and fun.

Hating on Social Media – #NOTOK

Janet Fouts

Recent activities in Charlottesville and Seattle have been widely reported in the media and particularly on social media. What I have read and heard the last few days sickens me, and I agree with many that it is important,–no, vital–that we stand up and say in a clear voice, “Hate is not OK!”

Twitter’s enhanced analytics dashboard

Janet Fouts

Twitter has been slowly improving their analytics features for profiles and ads and it’s been very interesting to see. It used to be we had to dig through other reporting tools to really see what is working and what isn’t and gather reporting data for clients. No more!

The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

Janet Fouts

I spent a few days last week at the new 1440 Multiversity , attending the Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum. Here’s my recap of some of the highlights.

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