What is your story about change?  Do you sigh, tighten up and say “Change is hard!”? Do you take an approach of a seasoned programmer: “If it’s working, don’t change

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Are you good company?  I’m sure you are nice. And funny. And well-mannered. You mostly know when to say something, and when to keep quiet, right? Yet, being good company

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We are looking for a new house for our family.   As we drive around the different neighborhoods, I notice the people who live there. Mostly, they are oblivious to

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The devastating  massacre in Norway , a loss of US troops in Iraq, a tragic  suicide of a teen, a heartbreaking passing of Amy  Winehouse, a recent death of Whitney Houston were all

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I sat down on a bench, proud of myself for jogging to the park rather than driving. The baby was sleeping peacefully in the stroller. 2 minutes of peace. Catching

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The Key to Being Perfect

I remember eating a perfect peach. Every crunchy bite of it separated easily from the pit. The peach was sweet and sour at once, but mostly sour.  It was “low maintenance”

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Preparing for the End of the World and for Other Things in Life

You may have heard: the world was predicted to end on May 21, 2011. Did you believe it? Many people did. From what I’ve seen on the news, the people

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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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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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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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