25 Life Lessons from the Ballroom

Everything you need to know about life you can learn from ballroom dancing.   The way you do anything is the way you do everything, so as you watch Dancing

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What to Do When You Need a Change

Out of all the blog posts I’ve ever written, “50 Signs You Need a Change” post consistently gets the most traffic. Interestingly, the post comes up when people search for

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Do People Change In a Relationship?

If you are looking for a short answer, and don’t feel like reading the whole article, here is the answer: no, people don’t change in relationships. (Did I just hear

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Feeling Safe When You Can’t Bullet-Proof Your Life

How do you construct a building so that it doesn’t fall after an airplane hits it? This safety question is prominently on the map now, but it wasn’t before 9/11.

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How To Give The Perfect Gift

A few months before my 20th birthday, my Grandmother asked me what kind of Birthday present I would like. At that time, I was away in college. I would call Grandma

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Making Choices After Life’s Hurricanes

I know that you’ve been through a hurricane or two in your life. I know that because no one is entitled to a hurricane-free life. Yet, today, I hope you

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How Do You Know It’s Time To Leave Your […]

You know it’s time to leave your […], when… You passionately hate your commute to […]. On daily basis. In both directions. You roll your eyes slightly before each encounter

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Why “Are You Happy?” is a Bad Question to Ask

What would you answer now if I ask you: “Are you happy?”  Here’s the thing: the answer won’t tell how you are really doing. It may tell about your happiness

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Expert in a Wrong Field? (and how to get rid of a bad habit)

According to Malcolm Gladwell, it takes 10,000 hours of meaningful practice to become a world-class expert in something. It’s about 7 years of full-time deep practice (i.e. not counting the

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“I Should Be Happy” Syndrome

...I still hear from clients all the time: “I Should be happy!” The rest is implied: “…but I’m not”. Here are some of the signs and symptoms of the “I Should be Happy” Syndrome, in case you want to self-diagnose: - You’ve done everything right: studied at the right school, got the right job, live in the right place, with the right family. And yet, secretly, you feel like you have failed somewhere. - You are an expert at the job that you like, and still, you feel like you could be doing something better. - You have everything that you need, and many of the things that you want, yet you feel like something is seriously missing....

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