Archive | April, 2013

Subtle Signs of Stress in the Workplace

For some people their occupation is a great source of satisfaction and fulfillment.  For others, their occupation is simply a job–something to do to pay bills and get by.  Then there is the third category of people, those who love what they do and couldn’t see doing anything else.   Regardless of the category, there is […]

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The Four Ingredients For Successful Change

I think it is safe to say that we all have things we would like to improve in our lives.  Sometimes it is about a career move.  Other times it may be about deepening a relationship.  Oftentimes we want to improve our overall health or lose weight.  Whatever it may be, there are always things […]

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Happiness Depends On Your Point of View

One of the things I have discovered over the years is that point of view is one of the key factors in determining quality of life.  Not everyone will agree with me, but I have to say that a positive outlook beats a negative outlook every single time.   Some may say a negative–or cautious– attitude […]

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A Change Seldom Happens By Itself

Last week was Spring break so my partner and I headed down to Palm Springs to catch a little sun and shake off some of the Northern California chill that seems to last longer each year.  We arrived to perfect weather and swaying palm trees lining the streets near our house.  Everything appeared to be […]

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Is It Time to Slow Down?

I have a confession to make.  I thought that technology was supposed to make our lives easier so we had more time to, well, live.   Somehow that doesn’t seem to be the case.  I am as guilty as the next guy.  My smartphone is never far from my hand.  It is one of the […]

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