Self-Improvement

Common Threads

Sing Loud…Sing Proud

it’s easy to criticize those who put themselves out there. It’s hard to be the one that poses the ideas…and tries to lead

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The Most Important Question You Can Ask: “Why?”

There is one word...one question...that can protect your health and your money— why?

Aging for Beginners

The Downsizing Chronicles: The Agony and the Ecstasy

Downsizing guru Marie Kondo has got it wrong. For folks of a certain age, the "joy-ploy" doesn't always work.

Self-Improvement

Quiet Your Inner Critic

That negative voice inside your head could be standing in the way of your success.

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Watch Out for the Curveball: When Things Don’t Go As Planned

On those days when nothing goes as planned, you can be powerful...or you can puddle. How to power through it.

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Never Say Never

Live by your principles. Understand your values. But remember we can’t move forward from behind the wall of “never.”

Self-Improvement

Daydreaming Is Productive

Spur creativity and solve problems by knowing the right way to daydream.

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Preparing for the Winter

Winter is the perfect time to bring freshness to your life. A few simple projects can breathe new life into a home that has become stifled over time.

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Think Free Is Free? Think Again

The social impact of people waiting for handouts vs. working for rewards can be devastating if it spreads broadly across the country.

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The Secret to Staying In the Center

Staying centered in life is easy if you don’t make choices that self-sabotage and throw you off center. Babies know the secret. Watch them.

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Are You a Digital Addict?

Until we get honest with ourselves about digital addiction, we are headed into an abyss. I took a look and realize there are things that must change.

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Sometimes the Answer Is “No”

It’s nice to include everybody. But, sometimes you need to say “no” in order to attain and maintain standards of excellence.

Self-Improvement

Netflix Founder Marc Randolph Explains Why Everyone Is an Entrepreneur…and the Keys to Success

Everyone is an entrepreneur in their own life according to Marc Randolph. His lessons for setting direction, coming up with ideas, creating culture and more

Aging for Beginners

My Birthday Blog—I’m Crying Because I’m Confused

At 71, Adriane Berg’s birthday celebration was a living example of age confusion in an era where elders’s place in society is changing.

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What Your Aches and Pains Are Telling You

If you have chronic pain or recurring illness, it may not be that your body is broken. You may need to look deeper.