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The Unsung Benefits of…

If you've been around awhile, you know that getting older isn't always easy or fun. Yet you may also find getting older brings more than a few surprising gifts—in addition to the sheer gift of being alive. For example:…

10 Quick Tips for Dealing…

Okay. I'd love to sit here and tell you there's no such thing as a difficult person, but we all know that's not true. Still, maybe it's more charitable and helpful to talk about how to deal with difficult situations…

Optimism Changes…

Let's start by acknowledging the obvious: optimism can be overdone. Or misused. For example, when the office is burning down, you don't need slogans or a strategic plan—you need a hose.So while it's no substitute for…

Getting Resolutions Back…

When you know what you want and why you want it, your resolutions become that much easier. The key is to find the resolutions you care about, disregard the rest, and get back up one more time than you fall. I learned…

The Key to a Great Life:…

The best time to think through your standards is before they’re put to the test. The second best time is today. Think of standards as boundaries with the volume turned up. Your standards define you. They guide your…

21 Things to Stop Holding…

During that much-needed downtime from late December to late last night, I decided to put my friend Steve's "Less stuff, more life" theory to the test. And I quickly realized it was more than just a theory. Getting rid…

My Best Advice for a…

When you start the year with a firm intention, the right resolutions find you. Quick story: Seven years ago I was coming off a not-so-great year. And I decided the next year would be better—way better. Ever been there?…

Finish The Year Strong,…

Finishing the year strong means enjoying the season, enjoying your accomplishments, deciding what matters and as best you can, letting go of everything else. You can do this—and you'll feel so much better when you do.…