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Tyranny Of Small Decisions

What are the biggest decisions that you have made in your life? Have you ever tried flipping a coin so you can arrive at a decision? 751 more words


The Full Weight of Adoption

I just tried on all my summer clothes. Nothing fits. Again.

I have not worked out in any meaningful, sustained way in at least 8 months, and yet I’m shocked (SHOCKED!) to discover that I am facing yet another warm season with a wardrobe that consists of one pair of jeans and a single billowy blouse. 1,397 more words


Need Evidence? Three Reasons to Increase Your Positive Speech

Overcoming our negative speech habits is so challenging that it’s tempting to stop working on it.  We fail, and that’s discouraging.  We’re only human, after all. 536 more words


No bread--day 2

This looks pathetic, but tasted delicious. The egg was fried to perfection in unsalted butter, as was the grilled tomato. Really, a grilled tomato is one of the best things in the world. 149 more words


An Introduction to "Strengths" Psychology

In just 110 pages the New York Times #1 Best Selling book, HOW FULL IS YOUR BUCKET by Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton (Gallup Press, 2004) lays out over 50 years of research on the subject of positive encouraging personal interaction. 214 more words

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Starting with my Why?

Thanks to Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why, Jo-Anne Reynolds, CEO at SpikeBee and renowned entrepreneur and fellow dyslexic, Richard Branson for motivating me to write my first article, or at least my first one in quite some time. 548 more words

Eat Move Sleep

Eat Move Sleep by Tom Rath

I bought this book, because it was recommended when I was in a seminar on stress management.  This might appear to be an odd recommendation, since the book is about eating better, moving more, and sleeping better; however the book points out that the combination of all three things improving is what helps you have a healthier life and be able to handle stress better. 227 more words

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