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It's Not Too Late to…

If you live in the U.S., you can make today more meaningful by honoring our servicemen and women—and their families. As we celebrate Veterans Day, here are five meaningful ways to show your appreciation: Put yourself in…

21 Ways to Make November…

Could your motivation use a boost this month? Here are 21 suggestions for how to make November count: Vote. Start and end each day with gratitude. Watch what it does for your outlook. Support an organization that…

What One Good Checklist…

Would you like to lower your stress for a lifetime—starting today? Though it may sound too good to be true, the more you rely on checklists, the more you will breathe a sigh of relief. And though apps aren't necessary,…

How to Stop Owning Other…

Do you know people who try to make their problems your problems? They may not even realize they're doing it—but that doesn't make it okay. A few examples and a few thoughts on how to get out of this role for good:…

Podcast: Practical Tips…

Your life matters. Your contribution matters. Yet all too often we forget this. We say yes when we should say no, we let other people cross our boundaries, or forget we even have boundaries. All of that's about to change…

9 Cures for 'The Mondays'

Even if you love your life, you might not always love your Mondays. One Monday when my own energy was dragging, I came up with this list to get life back on track. May it help you jump-start your Monday—and make the most…

How to Make This Fourth…

You will remember 2018 not by how it began but by how it ended. So I encourage you to finish this year as strong as possible—because you can. Because the gift of your life deserves no less. You can make this fourth and…

"Every Job Has Something…

I was fifteen years old the first time I heard my parents speak those prophetic words—and just to drive home their point, they spoke them when I went to work for Billy's Roasted Chicken. Now I'm no stranger to manual…