As the months’ spool by, most of us are reconciled to the fact that we are going to continue to spend lots of time away from the world. This vacuum has opened up hours, where the only thing filling our minds …

Stop Thinking Away Your Happiness. Read More »

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If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all. Most of us have heard that saying originally said by a little rabbit, Thumper, in the Disney movie, Bambi. Sweet as it sounds, it can come across as trite, a …

If You Can’t Say Something Nice… How to Think Before You Speak. Read More »

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Most of us were raised knowing The Golden Rule. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. If you loathe it when the person next to you scrolls through their phone while in the movies, then make sure you …

Does the Golden Rule Need an Update? Read More »

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Would you put yourself in the live-with-no-regrets category? Regrets are for the weak and wobbly who cannot simply move on / get over it. Or do you perceive regrets as having value and serving as a reminder to improve our …

My Biggest Regret and What I Learned From It. Read More »

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It’s all about mindset.From the moment you wake up to the moment you rest your head at night, everything is up to you.Your emotions, your thoughts, your perceptions, your reactions. Every moment. Up to you. Right now, I doubt there is a …

Shift Your Focus and Reset Your Mindset. Read More »

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When we hear about someone leaving a legacy, we picture grand, important gestures. Huge endowments, scores of scholarships, life-changing inventions, or charity work benefitting millions. But, for most of us, that will never be the case. I first thought about the …

What Will Be Your Legacy? Live as You Want to Be Remembered. Read More »

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In the last two months, I have heard more people say they are feeling overwhelmed than at any other time I can recall. “Overwhelmed: when a stressful situation feels like it is too much to handle.” It starts within seconds of …

Feeling Overwhelmed? Here Are Tools to Tame the Stress Monster. Read More »

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Regardless of how you think your life ahead will look—it won’t.  You will achieve greater heights, feel greater joy, and suffer greater difficulties than you ever imagined. The solution is to remember that life has phases. No phase, however terrible …

My Words of Wisdom to All the University Graduates. Read More »

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Within days of my State closing schools and issuing stay home orders, I saw them popping up all over—chalk messages written on sidewalks. I was on my regular late afternoon walk with my little dog when I rounded a corner …

Here Are All the Things I Love Seeing Now. Read More »

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Good manners, courtesy, etiquette, social skills, call them what you want, these kindnesses are the oil that keep the wheels of our hectic world turning. But the old rules can no longer be applied. We need to devise a new set …

It Is Time for Some New Social Manners Guidelines. Read More »

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