Compromise Leads to Unhappiness

Two sisters approached their mother. The older girl carried an orange. Both girls looked unhappy.

“What’s wrong?” asked their mother.

“I want the orange!” replied the younger girl.

“But I want the orange!”...

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The Only To-Do List That Matters

I have a tendency to get overwhelmed. When there’s a bunch of things pressing on me or asking for my attention it is easy for me to get frazzled.

I learned pretty early on what works for me. Making lists.

I almost always have a to-do...

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Being Pulled to Pieces

Have you ever felt torn? Have you ever felt pulled in two different directions? Or maybe even more than two directions? This can happen when we are faced with a choice, or when there’s a lot on our plate.

Do I change or stay the same?

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Are You Growing or Dying?

You really only have two options: growth or death. You don’t get to stay the same - because everything changes. Businesses, relationships, the human soul never stay the same. They’re either moving forward: growing; or they’re...

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Time Doesn't Heal All Wounds

Imagine that you broke your arm. The bones are out of alignment. It’s terribly painful. And you can’t move it, let alone use it. Of course you go to the doctor, expecting him or her to set it straight and cast it up. But instead, the...

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What's Your Stress Personality Type?

There seem to be 4 types of people when it comes to stress. Let’s have some brutal honesty here, which type of person are you?

  1. The Life-Natural. These people are calm, content, happy, and satisfied. Life can hand out the ups and downs,...
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Don't Speak Your Mind...Do This Instead

When I was growing up, I was raised with the guidance, “If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” It taught me to hold my tongue and be polite as a kid. But now in adulthood sometimes “not saying anything...

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3 Myths of Self-Care

You’ve likely heard this line. It seems to be the go-to suggestion for anyone who is dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or any other mental, emotional, or even physical issue.

Self-care.

“Do you have stress? Oh, you need more...

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What Do You Do With Your Time?

I have a story to share with you. This story isn’t mine. It comes from Matthew Kelly’s The Rhythm of Life. It was just so good I had to share.

Once upon a time there was an investment banker. He lived in New York, was...

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11 Surprising Ways Stress is Affecting Your Business's Bottom Line

Stress is affecting your organization, team, group, or workplace. There is no doubt about it. Stress affects relationships, leadership, teamwork, and individual wellbeing, but in this article, we are talking about how stress is affecting the...

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