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A Simple New Year’s Resolution

If you are like me, you probably find it almost impossible to believe Christmas is over and the start of another year is just hours away.  And also like me, you are probably trying to decide if you want to make any resolutions for the coming year or just let it go.  After all, resolutions […]

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One Way to Power Through Change

Making changes in life is seldom easy.  Even if it is a change that we want, this holds true in personal life as well as in business, especially if you are a small business owner or entrepreneur.  We can see the benefits of the changes we would like to make, but lets face it–it’s a […]

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Summertime Progress Check for 2013 Goals

Summer is definitely here in the Napa Valley.  Temperatures have soared, the vines are flourishing, the sky is crystal blue.  With the warm weather heating the valley, it seems that all you want to do is find a shady spot under a tree and spread out a picnic lunch.   Seems like everything we are […]

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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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