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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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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“God’s big plan: go love everybody always!” ~ Bob Goff My daughter suggested I read a book that she had just completed, Everyb
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“The body achieves what the mind believes.” ~Unknown At first glance, we all might believe this quote is to motivate the athlete in us, bu
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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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On the morning of the fourth of July, Doug, my mother-in-law, and I loaded up the car and headed to our home in Vermont for a little getaway. We left
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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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At the end of May, the World Health Organization declared burnout is now a legitimate medical diagnosis. Doctors can diagnose someone with burnout if
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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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I am reading a great work-related book right now by Florence Shinn. Although it was written in 1925, it has some amazing old-school pearls of wisdom.
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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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