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A Positive Approach to Re-Direction

One of the things people seem to be most interested in about The New One Minute Manager® is the modern version of the Third Secret: One Minute Re-Directs. 344 more words


Camp GLOW Update

Just got back from planning Camp GLOW with the other PCVs in Banteay Meanchey.

Things are coming along well. We’ve received applications from interested students, submitted our budget, figured out most of the logistics, and planned all the sessions with the help of our NGO partners. 216 more words

C-C-C-C-Combo Breaker!

If you notice you’re in a depressed mood, don’t give in to the urge to figure out why. Obsessive thinking about the reasons for a bad mood is known to psychologists as rumination, and is one of the main drivers of serious depression. 263 more words


Help! I Inherited My Team: Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

I am at my wits’ end. I worked hard in college and graduate school and have what some people might call a “Type A” personality. 1,047 more words

Performance Management

Can you notice deeper changes?

Everyone I counsel has one goal in common:  health.  Beyond that the details vary a little, but for the most part, almost everyone wants to lose weight. 862 more words

Healthy Weight Loss Tips

Different Chronic Illnesses Demand Different Connected Health Strategies

In the seven or so years I’ve been blogging, I’ve only written a few posts that prompted controversy in the comments section. Looking back, I notice that these posts have involved chronic illness management, motivation, adherence and/or engagement. 911 more words

Connected Health

From Time to Time

My resolve to write more often flies in the face of the reality of the time I need to spend caring for Ted. A lot is written about the caretaker caring for him or her self but very little is revealed about exactly how this is to be accomplished. 299 more words