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I Think It’s Time We Get Rid of Holidays…

With Thanksgiving just ahead of us, I am reminded of our tradition to take a day and celebrate a special theme. We celebrate mothers, fathers, pilgrims, veterans, workers, religions traditions, famous people and presidents. Maybe this concept has run its course… Well, what has run its course is the holi“day” (emphasis on “day.”) If these are … Continue reading

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Feeling Selfish When You Make Time for Yourself? Don’t.

Does your world make your feel selfish when you make time for yourself – that you should be more attentive to your family, partner or work?  You can’t be there to support the important people in your life if your don’t first support your own wellbeing. Parents, Managers, Spouses As parents, we are told to focus on our … Continue reading

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Mistakes Are Some of Life’s Best Things

Sure, perfection – we want it. No mistakes. Get it right. Know what to do. Look amazing. It seems pretty unreasonable, though most of us still have it as an expectation. Mistakes are part of being human Just in the last hour, how many mistakes, bloopers, errors or mindless things have you done? A lot? … Continue reading

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2 Ways to Handle Frustration and Disappointment

In life, sometimes things work out, sometimes they don’t. When they don’t, many of us get disappointed or frustrated. Like when you lose connection during an important phone call, your car engine stops working on a dark rainy night, far from home, you get a poor review at work, your kids get bad grades on … Continue reading

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Stop, Remember, Appreciate and Learn

It has been three years since my dad passed away. It’s a weird expression – to pass away. Sure, physically he is no longer here, but I have realized over these 3 years that his memory is alive, supportive, encouraging and teaching. He was a life guide. His wisdom has passed on. Maybe that is … Continue reading

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Start Small, Don’t Quit

A new year is here and the resolutions have been written down.  For many, that is as far as we go because life comes at us fast and we fall back into the same old habits. Yup, me too. So what is the way to make intentions stick – that our noble and good wishes … Continue reading

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Push Your Limits

Sometimes you choose to test your limits; sometimes life tests them for you. You choose to test your limits when you volunteer for a project that will require the best in you, face your fear and ride a wave, jump from a plane or go mountain climbing, leave home to study for a year in a foreign country, train … Continue reading

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Regular Life Maintenance

The trees around our condo property are being trimmed as I write this. In Florida, nature is powerful – things grow fast here and can quickly get out of balance. With the winds that blow over this great peninsula and the upcoming 2014 hurricane season, pruning, trimming and fertilizing is critical to helping the trees … Continue reading

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Afraid of the Dark

When I was a kid, I was deathly afraid of the dark. The bedroom my older brother and I shared was upstairs and in the back of the house. We had to go through my dad’s study to get to it – and because we were frugal, there was no wasting electricity by leaving lights … Continue reading

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HeartSpace

2104 is right around the corner. I love a new year, a new month, a new week and a new day because each gives us the opportunity to start again – to break with what we have done to do things in a more significant way. It is like catching our breath and starting with … Continue reading

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