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7 tips for being more effective

If you want to be more effective try these simple strategies. Take responsibility for what's happening in your life. Sometimes it's tempting to blame other people for how we … More

How do you know when enough is enough?

Warning: This post contains the F-bomb. Actually, it contains lots of F-bombs, so if you're offended by strong language click away now. If not read on. I sold my real estate … More

You’ll get through this

That weight of duty will one day lift. That dragging anchor will let go. That sadness you feel will be left behind. And soon you'll be flying. Like the notes of a … More

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10 things that always make me smile

When you're feeling down and the weight of the world is on your shoulders, what's the one thing that always makes you smile? Here are a few things that light up my face. The … More

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What keeps you faithful?

Johnny Cash once sang "Because you're mine, I walk the line." His song was intended to proclame his love and devotion to a woman. But in reality it was - as is so often the case … More

7 ways to deal with negative people

Let's face it, negative people can be a drag. Their whining, nit-picking and gloomy outlook can make us want to give up on our goals and ambitions. But we don't have to put up … More

7 Regrets to Avoid Before You Retire

Mark Twain said that you'll regret the things you didn't do much more than the things you did do. It's a sage observation. So what are regrets do people have when they retire … More

Zen and the art of the cold shower

Some conversations change our lives in ways that can't be imagined or predicted at the time. For me, one of those conversations took place at the end of a Zen meditation … More