Are You Enough?

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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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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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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Getting Approval

Thought leaders such as Seth Godin and Melea Seward say that you don’t need to wait for anyone’s approval to start doing your work in the world. In principle, I agree. Yet,

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