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5 Surprising Strategies for Experiencing Happiness

Photo Credit: Les Jay, "Happiness is not a goal... it's the by-product of a life well-lived." Eleanor Roosevelt Happiness is one of those intangible, intensely personal, sometimes controversial, attributes intrinsic to the human…

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Two Wisdoms from the Eclipse

Photo by Andrew Preble on Unsplash “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Wisdom from the Solar Eclipse Nothing seems to pointedly demonstrate the…

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A Balanced Life Is Not The Goal

Photo Credit: JC Dela Cuesta, "Don’t confuse symmetry with balance." Tom Robbins, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Living a balanced life's a key to success. Or is it? Balance is a tricky thing; and it can be elusive. Just when you think…

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Why It Should Be Your Goal To Do Something Uncomfortable Every Day

Photo credit: Kristopher allison, "I'm going to ask you to get uncomfortable." These are the words that the trainer repeated at a recent exercise class that I attended. How counterintuitive is this in our current society? We live in a…

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Coping With The Inevitability Of Change

Photo Credit:  Valentina Locatelli, It’s just after 9:00 p.m. on a balmy Arizona evening.  August means “monsoon season” and tonight is living proof as the heat of the day still lingers. The wind begins to kick up and a light rain…

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The One Subtle Move To Make To Design A Life Of Purpose

Photo credit: Annie Spratt, Recently,  I read an article advising readers to “stop looking for a purpose as to why you are here.” Instead, the article told us we should “create our own purpose” because “life is not a process of…

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Seeds to Change

Plant One Seed Toward What You Want

Daniel Hjalmarsson on Unsplash The Seeds of Change You've Changed More Than You May Realize You can appreciate just how much has changed when you reflect on your past. What's cool is that each one of those changes started with a single step. You…

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Vacation From Your Vacation

Photo by Jonatan Pie on Unsplash Do You Need a Vacation from Your Vacation? I couldn't believe it. I was sitting on the deck of our cruise ship and I, literally, had nothing to do. Yet I felt a strong pull to do something—to be "productive". But I…

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How To Challenge The Beliefs That Limit You

Photo credit: Alexander Lam, In or out? Perfect or a little wide? Great idea or outright lousy? Sometimes an umpire or boss makes the call. But, sometimes it’s us. With no real reason beyond a limiting belief, we rule that a thought,…

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Get More Done: 5 Strategies For Holding Yourself Accountable

Photo credit: Sabri Tuzcu,  Every one of us has a project we’ve never completed. We get so excited and prepared to accomplish a goal such as getting in shape or finally tackling a home improvement project. Yet, after starting with such…

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