Our Corporate Life
June 23, 2015   •   Volume 6, Issue 13   •   ISSN: 2154-3240    
In This Issue
♦   Feature Article: Distorted Thinking
Ask Amanda: My colleagues think I’m stuck-up! I don’t want to lose my job, help!
♦   Practical Tips: Online Privacy
Distorted Thinking

Most of us are paid for our thinking so it’s in our best interest to make sure that our thinking is clear. Unfortunately many don’t realize that their own thinking is problematic. After all, it’s hard to see the picture when you’re inside the frame.

Thought distortions are ways that our mind convinces us of something that isn’t really true. These inaccurate thoughts are usually used to reinforce negative thinking or emotions—telling ourselves things that sound rational and accurate, but really just keep us feeling bad about ourselves.
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Thought to Ponder

Victims look backwards, the helpless look forward.

Practical Tips:
Online Privacy

It seems like every day there is another story about a data breach and recommendations to create a stronger password. What else can you do to protect your online privacy?

Erase Your Activity
Choose the private-browsing option in the drop-down menu on your browser. This will automatically erase your search history when you close your session.
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 ask Amanda

I was shocked when my boss told me that colleagues see me as stuck up and unapproachable. I've been here about 6 months and love my job. Help! S.K., Brooklyn Heights, NY

Amanda Mitchell

We all make choices about the image we want to present. Our attitude, clothes, posture, and behaviors all create an impression for others. If people perceive you as stuck up and unapproachable, do something about it.
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