When Family Comes First

It is incredibly difficult trying to balance a career, family, exercise, and personal enjoyment all at the same time. It can become a real juggling

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How to Finance Death

From my guest post How to Finance Death at Dumb Little Man: “Any unfinished business is a cause of ongoing stress, just thinking of getting

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Personal Growth Means Taking Action

Whatever your dreams may be, there is only one way to make progress toward realizing them. You must get out and do. You must take positive action that propels you step by step down the path from vision to realization.

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Life Balance or Life Juggling?

For many of us, “balancing” home and work is not a balancing act so much as a juggling act. If you’ve ever seen the guy on the old late night show spinning plates on dowels, you might compare your life to that. Sure, you have your plates in balance, but you have so many plates, you’re in danger of dropping a few of them any minute now.

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Here’s a Method That’s Helping People To Live Their Lives Today

You’ve probably done one of those exercises where you imagine your own funeral and what people would say about you, in an effort to determine what parts of your life you might want to change now. You may have also been asked, and even thought seriously, about what you would do if you knew you only had a few months or a few days to live. I’d like to suggest an even more extreme exercise right now.

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If You Don’t Do It Now, You’ll Regret It Later

I’m a relatively happy guy, but sometimes I can get pretty out of sorts. Usually that is related to something I’ve been meaning to do, or always wanted to do. Something, of course, that remains on my “to do” list, and never quite makes it to my did list.

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Can We Get Better at Being Happy?

I don’t know how many articles I read on the subject of happiness last week, but, if I had to venture a guess, I’d say it was 30 or 40. The way I’d sum up the articles is, “The good news about happiness is that it seems to be a skill we can acquire and develop.”

The bad news is that most of us are not as happy as we could be.

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Are You Living Consciously?

Most of live our whole lives, to some extent, in this half-waking, half-conscious way. More…We know what we’re doing, but we don’t think about it. We don’t stop to consider whether this is the right job for us, whether this friend is dragging us down, whether we need to spend more time on what we really love and enjoy.

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