Why Let Go? Lessons Learned in the Hospital

Two Lessons Learned in the Hospital Lesson 1: Let go In the spring of 2011, my 6-year old got a rash that looked bad enough to land him in the

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Taking Chances (Or the Worst Thing That Can Happen to Banana Bread)

I was craving something sweet this morning. Since we had a few very ripe bananas in the kitchen, the answer seemed obvious: banana bread.  There was only one problem –

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Personal Myth to Debunk: “I don’t know” (Part 5 of 5)

Your mind has a tendency to close the gap between what you think and what you see in the world. For example, if you tell yourself “the world is full of men in blue shirts!”, you will be surprised how many men in blue shirts you will start noticing all of a sudden. It is about you choosing to place your attention on one thing over another.

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Personal Myth To Debunk: “Things Should Be Different!” (Part 4 of 5)

In the past two blog posts, we discussed two personal myths that you can safely drop in order to live better: Myth #1: “I am not cut out for this”

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Personal Myth to  Debunk: “People Won’t Approve!” (Part 3 of 5)

This is the second of the five-part series of the blog that address personal myths we can drop in order to feel more peaceful and powerful. Yesterday we talked about

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Personal Myth to Debunk: “I’m not cut out for this!” (Part 2 of 5)

Yesterday, we started talking about personal myths to debunk for a peaceful and powerful life. Let’s dive right into myth #1, and see how it can be replaced with an

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Personal Myths to Debunk For a Peaceful & Powerful Life (Part 1 of 5)

Do the personal myths that you tell yourself help you or harm you? Personal myths are stories that we tell and re-tell to frame and understand the world around us.

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Overcoming Psychological Impact of Being Laid Off

When you are laid off, you may need to take care of many practical things: • Calculate your new budget • Apply for unemployment • Sign up for COBRA or

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Turning Passive-Aggressive Gratitude into Wholehearted Gratitude

  Do you ever experience a “thanks, BUT…” kind of gratitude? It’s a kind of passive-aggressive gratitude: you are thankful for something, yet you almost wish the thing that you

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What Your Parking Strategy Says About You

The way you do anything is the way you do everything, according to a brilliant coach, author and O Magazine columnist Martha Beck.  If you observe a man make coffee,

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