“My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my cha
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“I know you are tired. I know you are physically and emotionally drained. But you have to keep going.” ~ Unknown. Do you know how a p
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“The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.” ~¬†Oprah Winfrey
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What are the chances that you woke up this morning and said, “Wow, I’m amazing! I’m beyond good looking, amazingly successful, incre
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Yesterday I wrote about how addicted most of us are to our phones. Our phone use is an invasive weed in the garden of our life. Today, I want all of u
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“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” ~ Mason Cooley I doubt Cooley knew how poignant his words would be i
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Do you find yourself “occasionally” panicking about the pandemic? I would imagine that all of us have had at least one moment where we let
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I am hearing a lot about loss right now. Senior year lost, social interaction lost, travel lost, prom lost, freedom lost, financial loss, etc. Some of
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How many of you enjoy conflict? Do you like verbalizing your thoughts that are not in alignment with your boss, your spouse, or even your friends? I d
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Last night, Doug and I went out for a drink and a bite to eat. The goal was simply to get away from our own four walls so we could catch up without di
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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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