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Change Decision-Making Emotional Well Being Living Well

The Change Equation – A Catalyst for Movement

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” Anatole France I have been reading and re-reading the comments to The Change Equation: The Beginning.  My deepest thanks goes to all those […]

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50's Thoughts Dalai Lama Emotional Well Being Living Well Spiritual Leaders Wise & Witty

Wipe That Smile

I was told to wipe the smile off my face, if I was going to be taken seriously.  The article was clear, to the point, complete with a set of instructions on how to tilt the chin, make eye contact and minimize the shrillness of my voice.  Beware of overusing the smile.  Leaders employ this […]

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A Wedding…Dialogue II

Over the years, I collected words to represent special days.   Resolutions signify a New Year, gifts denote birthdays, hearts for Valentines, flowers for Mother’s Day, books for Father’s Day, and music for Christmas.  These day-word pairings are rather obvious, especially when reinforced by the seasonal advertising campaigns that have the power to seduce even the […]

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Emotional Well Being Living Well

Letting Go…

We all feel anger. It’s hard to describe the sensation in precise terms. But you know the exact moment when the emotion overtakes you. Your heart beats faster, you seem more focused and you feel the faint flush of adrenaline. There are degrees of anger from mild annoyance to outright rage. Sometimes we hold it […]