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  • Civility at the Gym

    There are a lot of people who do not like to go to a gym. Too much testosterone. Too many sweaty people. Well, I do have sweaty people at my gym, but just about all of ...

    Posted at September 25, 2015 | By : | Categories : Body,Mind,Our Lives,Relationships | 0 Comment
  • There are Comfortable Places Outside of Our Comfort Zones

    One of my favorite fictional families is the O’Leary family in Anne Tyler’s book, The Accidental Tourist. Most of the members are incapable of change. They call it the “O’Leary groove.”  The offspring, now grown, still live in their childhood home. ...

    Posted at September 13, 2015 | By : | Categories : Body,Mind,Our Lives,Relationships | 0 Comment
  • What Would You Do in a Threatening Situation?

    There have been two news stories this week about the reaction of nearby humans to imminent threats. Through these stories, we can see that there are three possible responses to a crisis. In case you missed one or both of these events, I have included two links below – but here are summaries of what happened: First, there were the high-speed train travelers ...

    Posted at August 29, 2015 | By : | Categories : Body,Mind,Our Lives,Relationships,Spirit | 0 Comment
  • Take Care of Your Physical Self

    We work hard to create success for our businesses. We also have many personal responsibilities – bills to pay, homes and cars to maintain, and people to support emotionally. Therefore, it is often easy to push aside our own physical health needs. We should not forget about our physical selves!  Twenty-six years of self-employment have taught me that it is critical to: o ...

    Posted at August 10, 2015 | By : | Categories : Body,Our Lives | 0 Comment
  • Five Reasons Why We Need Sadness

    I do not like to feel sad, and I am sure that you do not like to either. But, sadness is essential to the human condition. In fact, it helps us in five important ways. First, sadness helps us think through our priorities. Are we sad about something important, or are we caught up in distractions that should be ignored ...

    Posted at July 27, 2015 | By : | Categories : Body,Mind,Our Lives,Relationships,Spirit | 4 Comments
  • Pushing Past Lethargy

    Some people, such as my husband, are passionate about physical exercise. He looks forward to heading off to the gym, or riding his bike, or rollerblading – almost every day. I, on the other hand, do not ...

    Posted at July 17, 2015 | By : | Categories : Body,Mind,Our Lives | 2 Comments
  • Where Do You Look for Treasure?

    Are your eyes open? As it has been throughout history, the world is a scary place. But there is beauty right in front of you. Are you looking for it? Are you looking at it? This summer, take extra time to enjoy the treasure you may otherwise ignore. Do this even ...

    Posted at July 10, 2015 | By : | Categories : Body,Mind,Our Lives,Relationships,Spirit | 0 Comment
  • An Ovation for the Founders!

    On the eve of our nation’s birthday, it is time to give a standing ovation to our Founders. When we look back at them, it is easy to view ...

    Posted at July 3, 2015 | By : | Categories : Body,Mind,Our Lives,Relationships,Spirit | 0 Comment
  • Contingency Planning for Life

    I probably do not have to convince you that life is full of surprises – some good and some bad.  Thus, the Scout motto, “Be Prepared,” is appropriate for both work and life. Planning is an important aspect of being prepared.  Some of us love to plan in great detail.  ...

    Posted at August 22, 2014 | By : | Categories : Body,Mind,Our Lives,Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Outsource Personal Projects

    When we are self-employed, it can be tempting to tackle home projects on our own – such as painting and landscaping.  However, doing it ourselves may not be the wisest use ...

    Posted at August 19, 2014 | By : | Categories : Body,Mind,Our Lives,Relationships | 2 Comments
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