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10 toxic personalities and why you should avoid them

We’ve been around all of them. People who use you. People who manipulate you. People who judge you or suck the life out of you or gossip about you (and everything else they hear). The thing is, on the surface … Continue reading

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12 Must-Read Books That Will Change Your Life

Great fiction books can take you to other worlds and take your breath away. But great non-fiction books can literally change your life. While I’m an avid fiction reader, I devour self-help books. Books on Buddhism. Meditation. Yoga. Travel and … Continue reading

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Three Simple Words Can Transform Your Life

How often are you in a situation in which someone says something you take the wrong way? It could be at work, or at home, or in the supermarket — we’ve all experienced times in which the person we’re with makes … Continue reading

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The Joy of Missing Out — How to Disconnect from Technology (and Leave Space for Being Alone)

Well, the folks at Mindful.org did it again. Another wonderful blog post, this time about how technology gets in our way (if we allow it) and how, despite all our interconnectedness, we’re becoming more disconnected from each other. And from … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Like the Phrase “Suck It Up”

Suck It Up: To endure a period of mental, physical, or emotional hardship with no complaining. “I don’t care if you’re sad, get out there, suck it up and deal with it!” (definition courtesy of Urban Dictionary) Okay. There it … Continue reading

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Disillusioned? You’re Not Alone.

Have days when you question why you’re here? Or what the hell you’re doing? Ever wonder if there’s something else out there for you other than the daily grind, or trying to pay bills, or working a job that sucks … Continue reading

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15 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger

I don’t like Monday Morning Quarterbacking and I don’t believe in “hindsight is 20/20” (we all make decisions based on a particular point in time in our lives, so looking to the past and saying things could have been different if … Continue reading

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