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Tanya Raheel


Tanya Raheel is the Founder of Discover Your Awesome!

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How to Get Your Mojo Back After a Failure

The reality is that rebounding and finding your mojo once more after a significant setback, failure or loss involves a lot more than simply "shaking it off" no matter what Taylor Swift says. It takes some essential and necessary stages and actions that if missed will keep you stuck, and stop you from learning and growing from the experience, which no matter how unpleasant is a rich opportunity for personal growth.
02/09/2015 06:00 EST
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Why We Should Talk About Our Failures More Often

It scares the crap out of me -- writing about, talking about and teaching about "failure." Then again, I think about courageous, bold and inspiring women such as Brene Brown, Cheryl Strayed, Elizabeth Gilbert and so many others who have had the balls to write about and very publicly share their own personal dances with "failure" to the benefit of so many of us.
01/15/2015 12:45 EST
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How I Lost and Found Myself

It's been months since I've felt like writing. On the heels of what can best be described as a shocking life-altering experience on November 3 last year, I simply lost my writing mojo. I needed to stop, get off the proverbial merry-go-round and re-think many things. Wondering exactly what happened to me on November 3?
02/04/2014 05:37 EST

Five Strategies for Dealing With Difficult People

Unfortunately, what tends to happen is that when they get triggered and react, we respond in kind. And it gets ugly. Welcome to the human race. In an ideal world, we all strive to staying rational when confronting, or confronted by, a difficult person, especially in the workplace. Here are five strategies that come in handy especially if your boss "goes medieval" on you.
09/30/2013 05:40 EDT

Why the Nairobi Tragedy Hit Close to Home

Five years ago, my friend and her husband decided to leave Toronto and relocate to Nairobi, with their kids, to be closer to his family. The shopping mall, Westgate, where this weekend's incomprehensible act of terrorism took place is three miles away from their home. They have lost friends and acquaintances.
09/24/2013 12:34 EDT

How to Make Friends and Inspire People

It all starts with a conversation. A real, open and honest conversation about something that really lights you up. When you speak up and share that, you just never know who you might inspire. Here are three easy things you could consider doing today or this week to create something new:
09/17/2013 12:27 EDT

The #1 Secret to Making Things Happen for You

Toronto has gone Hollywood as it does each September, gripped by movie and movie star madness as the Toronto International Film Festival enters its second week. Over the years I've loved going to the...
09/10/2013 03:52 EDT