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Depressed and Want Your Life To Change? Take Action.

August 14th, 2017

We can get depressed because it runs in our family. We can get depressed because our family was dysfunctional and we developed insecurity and low self-esteem. We can get depressed because of our job, our health, our relationships. Medications may help. Talk Therapy may help. Taking action may help. Despite... Read More >>

Change Your Hairstyle, Change Your Life?

August 13th, 2017

We tend to find some form of self-expression and then we stick with it for a very, very, very long time. Perhaps we should shake things up a bit. Do a makeover. Change our hairstyle. Change our hair color. Change our style of clothes. Wear funny socks. Add or subtract... Read More >>

Power Naps, Productivity, and Creativity

August 11th, 2017

Power naps of 10-15 minutes throughout the day can be massively relaxing and energizing, freeing up our creativity and productivity. Einstein and Edison were strong proponents of power naps and their work speaks for itself. True, most of us aren't geniuses, and power naps aren't going to lead most of... Read More >>

If You Love Someone, Then Show, Don’t Tell

August 10th, 2017

We have a tendency to take those we love for granted. We tell them we love them, and maybe we show them we do with flowers and gifts. But the real showing of love and affection should be showing them compassion, empathy, generosity, forgiveness, acceptance, tolerance, consideration, thoughtfulness. When we... Read More >>

Anger Hurts Everyone. Try Not Expressing Your Anger For Just One Day

August 9th, 2017

Anger is very popular. A lot of people engage in angry outbursts of one form or another every day. Anger can be channeled productively. But, for the most part, anger is a very destructive force. It is self-destructive. It destroys relationships. It gets people fired. It gets people divorced. It... Read More >>

Impulse Control Is Our Friend. Best We Think First, Then Respond

August 8th, 2017

Impulse control is the antidote for Foot In Mouth Syndrome which happens when we speak before we think. Impulse control also protects us from reckless, thoughtless actions which push people away and damage relationships. Best that we look before we leap. Best that we put a gap between thought and... Read More >>

Start with “It Can Be Done!” and Ignore the Naysayers

August 7th, 2017

People have been chanting "It can't be done" for eons. And then someone discovers fire. Invents a steam engine. Discovers electricity. Invents an automobile. And before you know it, we'll have a mission to mars. Point being: The sky's not the limit anymore. It's entirely possible that nothing is impossible.... Read More >>

Beware of Experts, Pundits and Critics

August 6th, 2017

Many people are extremely sure of themselves. They insist that their view is the correct view. They insist that their judgment is the correct judgment. They insist that their interpretation is the correct interpretation. They don't leave room for debate to consider the possibility that they might be mistaken.Their job... Read More >>

Is “I’ll Do It Tomorrow” Your Mantra?

August 2nd, 2017

Why do something today if you can push it off into tomorrow? Because doing it today before a problem mushrooms into a nightmare is usually the wisest and most effective way to approach life.