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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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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Today, as you read this, what is your mind ruminating on? What is keeping you up at night? What is causing you stress? This thought is likely replayin
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There is a lurking force that can rob us of our happiness, confidence, and hope; it sends us spiraling from a self-assured state of mind to one of wor
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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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“Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” ~ Michelangelo Of the 7 traditional subdi
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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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“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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Doug and I spent most of Saturday and Sunday weeding. We had been away almost every weekend since the first of June so the weeds had taken complete ad
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I am sure you have heard the quote “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear” which can be attributed to Buddha or Karate Kid, d
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I was listening to Barry Ritholtz being interviewed on Bloomberg Radio the other day. What an interesting man! He stated that the financial markets ha
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Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I here?” I love that question—I also believe the answer changes throughout our lives. Everyone is
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Yesterday I found a great quote: “A man treats a woman as how he sees her…and he learns how to treat her by watching how she treats hersel
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Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist, believed there are 4 stages we all go through in our lifetime. The stages are The Athlete, The Warrior, The Statesm
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Recently, I was driving north on Interstate 95, returning home from visiting two of my daughters. When I reached the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, I knew
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Would you like to be happier, less stressed, more creative, and more motivated? Me, too! Apparently, there is a mathematical formula for us to follow.
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