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Howard's Gift

Eric Sinoway was a classmate of mine at Cornell University and I’m so excited to share that his book, Howard’s Gift: Uncommon Wisdom to Inspire Your Life’s Work, will be on sale tomorrow (10/2/12). Based on conversations and interactions that occurred…...

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Friendship

As we get older, we come to value friendship differently than we once did when we were children. Recently, a friend of mine was very upset because she realized that many of the people she called friends, really weren’t. They…...

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Although spending time on a hobby might seem like a waste of time or something to be saved for later in life, it is actually beneficial to people of all ages. Whether or not you’re fortunate enough to have a…...

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Self Love

Self-love is the key to finding true love. To truly love another, whether it be a friend, a partner or a family member, we need to first love ourselves. Loving oneself isn’t about being arrogant, narcissistic, egocentric, selfish or vain,…...

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Unhappy at Job

You’re stuck. You are feeling stagnant and as though your job is going nowhere. You dread going to work every day, yet, you can’t motivate yourself to look for a new job. You’re exhausted…burned out. If this sounds familiar, don’t…...

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Most of us are our own worst critics, and use self-talk as our method of criticism. Even the most simple of thoughts, such as thinking “I’m such an idiot” when you forget your keys can be detrimental. Negative self-talk is…...

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If you’ve found your motivation starting to wane as you make change through 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You, realize real habits change over time, and often it can take up to 6 or 9 weeks…...

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Infants and newborns show signs of smiling and laughing within only a few short months of life. As we get older, however, many of us lose some of our spontaneity in smiling and laughing. Some of it can be chalked…...

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Recently, my husband and I had a discussion about our home and the choice we made to purchase over rent. After a quick analysis, it became clear that the decision to buy seven years ago, may not have saved us…...

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In college, my roommate would live by the philosophy “When confronted with a decision, if you don’t know what to do, then it is best to do nothing.” At the time, I thought this was great advice, but as I…...

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