Archive | May, 2013

Three Ways to Reduce Stress and Sleep Through the Night

Is it any surprise that everyone seems stressed out these days?    The economy, the job market, raising kids– just about anything can send our stress levels  through the roof.   I talk to more and more people who spend at least one hour a night worrying about their job or their bills when they […]

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Happiness vs. Meaning in Life

Would you rather live a happy life or a meaningful life?  More importantly, are the two mutually exclusive?  Is it possible to be both happy and have a feeling of fulfillment at the end of each day?  Or is that idea simply too naive in today’s society? An upcoming article in the Journal of Positive […]

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Learning to Ask For Help

Those of you who follow my blog probably know that I practice yoga.  I started  because a back injury from several years ago left me in constant pain, not being able to stand for any length of time or touch my toes.  For some, touching their toes is not in their wheelhouse at all.  But […]

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How to Defuse Your Inner Judge

What would you do if your best friend, the person you trusted the most for advice, told you that your latest idea for a new project would never work?  Chances are you would listen to him, since you have been friends for so long (longer than you can remember, really).  After all that time he […]

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Are You Headed in the Right Direction?

Did you hear the one about the man who left on a journey?  Someone told him about an amazing, magical place where he would find the answers to all his questions and live the rest of his life in peace and contentment.  The only problem was that it was quite a distance and would take […]

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