By now, January 6th, everyone should be back at work. Resolutions are in full swing. Gyms are packed. The energy of the new year and the liberation th
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I am not a huge fan of New Year’s Eve. I never have been. I believe there is too much pressure wrapped around this night. The headlines are all
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Good morning everyone! I hope you enjoyed the holidays, as it is undoubtedly a crazy time of year. I was struck this year by how often I heard people
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“There’s something about a holiday that isn’t all about how much money you spend.” Hilarie Burton Yesterday was one of those d
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On January 12, 2007, a young man entered the Washington DC metro station dressed in jeans, a gray t-shirt, and a baseball cap. He tucked a violin unde
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I know you are busy, so am I. The holidays are in full tilt and the year is quickly coming to a close. At this time of year many people, me included,
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“The only thing that makes life unfair is the delusion that it should be fair.” Dr. Steven Maraboli Have you ever said, “Life is so
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Should you take a nap or go for a light 15-minute jog? Well it all depends on whether you want to improve your mood, be sharper mentally, and boost yo
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As a coach, I ask a lot of questions. People often believe coaches have all the answers but, in truth, the best coaches ask great questions. The best
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Thanksgiving is tomorrow and it is unfortunately falling on the very last day that it possibly can—which means less shopping days for Christmas. So
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Have you ever thought about your life and how you ended up here? Whether or not you like your “here” is not as important today as is how y
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Giving makes people happy. Researchers from Harvard University and the University of British Columbia found that spending money on
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I was in New York City twice last week for work. What an amazing city! In my 30 minute walk to my destination I feel like I saw just about everything.
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Do you ever think about the worst-case scenario? Tell me if this sounds familiar: Your teenager is driving somewhere but never texts to say he arrived
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Have you ever said, “Why aren’t things working out for me?” I have undoubtedly said those words too, and the words that usually foll
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“Happiness is not at the top of the mountain, but in how to climb.” Confucius Last Sunday I went into Philly to meet some friends. They we
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On Friday I had a presentation in Camden, NJ for UrbanPromise International. I finished around 5:15 p.m. and started home. I knew Route 130 at ru
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“When joy disappears, look for your mistake.” Leo Tolstoy Tolstoy, most famous for writing War and Peace, has been described by many as on
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“Follow the grain in your own wood.” Howard Thurman The word “grain” refers to the orientation of wood-cell fibers. One of the
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Yesterday, we brought our daughter back to James Madison Universityto begin her sophomore year. As we began our 5-hour trek back to NJ, our truck
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