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The Pep Talk You Need to Hear

I read a great quote the other day:  “It's a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you're ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.” -Hugh Laurie It...

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Happy Now? 10 Myths to Avoid
Happy Now? 10 Myths to Avoid

Have you heard about The Happiness Project? It’s a nonfiction book by Gretchen Rubin  which enjoyed a good long run on the New York Times’ best sellers list.  The author describes the book as “a memoir of the year I spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, the current scientific studies, and the lessons from popular culture about how to...

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Attainable Goals DO Exist
Attainable Goals DO Exist

New Year’s Resolutions used to be my enemies. Why is it that we as humans even have this tradition in place?  It inevitably results in failure for me almost every year.  Except for this one.  This year, I have actually attained the goal that I resolved to attain.  Wonder of wonder, miracle of miracles! My secret to being successful this...

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Finishing Well
Finishing Well

The Winter Olympics have ended. All the years of preparation and training have come down to this.  Over the past two weeks, the Olympics have been filled with people who compete with an intensity and energy that is admired by millions, but the prize only goes to the one who finishes well - ahead of the others. Vision and discipline There...

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Who are you and Where are you Going?
Who are you and Where are you Going?

Have you ever stared at the person you see in the mirror and wondered how you got to where you are? There's all the sacrifice, all the hard work to achieve the good life and then all of a sudden you wonder why. We all go through periods of reflection to confront bits of us we had previously ignored. A busy life can hinder us from reacquainting...

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Take One Step Toward Your Goal
Take One Step Toward Your Goal

It’s March, which means that for most of us our New Year’s Resolutions are but a distant memory. If you find yourself overwhelmed by the things you are trying to accomplish ask yourself this,  “What is one thing I can do today toward that goal?”  It is amazing the difference that taking one simple step can make. For starters, that first...

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