Treasuring Your Relationships

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It's the stuff movies are made of...     Almost every good plot line includes something about relationships with friends, family members, colleagues or significant others. And it's truly a gift to have people that care about you, who want to spend time with you and notice what you do or don't do. In a way, it's a validation that your life matters and has significance. But when you find yourself feeling time pressured, the treasure… Continue reading

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Get Out of the Trunk

Recently, I did something fairly typical: I set a boundary on my time in what I perceived to be a polite, yet also clear and direct manner. However, I received an atypical response: The person I set a boundary with… Continue reading

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It’s Not You, It’s Your Support Structure

When you feel stuck, overwhelmed, or unmotivated, it’s easy to isolate yourself, especially if you have introverted tendencies or work alone. You think: I just need to focus more, work harder, and avoid all distractions until I get this done.… Continue reading

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Live Life Now!

We are accustomed to waiting to make a change until we have a fresh start. We don’t begin a new workout until Monday, we already ate something unhealthy for breakfast today, so we can start our diet tomorrow and there… Continue reading