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Happier Holidays Start…

You can have warm, joy-filled holidays without overspending or ever setting foot in a mall. (How's that for an Ultimate Reminder?) As you read this list, I invite you to pick out your favorites and share them. You might…

Do You Sometimes Beat…

It took a late-night Chicago dog and a good night’s rest for me to reach this conclusion, but here it is: Beating yourself up is overrated. What does beating yourself up look like? Cutting yourself no slack,…

Light-Bulb Moment or…

With all due respect to Father Gary, the greatest lesson I learned last Sunday had nothing to do with his well-crafted homily. And you don’t have to be Catholic to appreciate this story and gain a good insight or two.…

5 Words to Make…

One night when my nephew had just turned nine, he was telling me how some kids in his third-grade class had formed a band. "Really," I said. "What's the band's name?" With total matter-of-fact innocence he said, "Moldy…

Keep Your Friendships…

Have you ever wondered why some friendships fall apart and others last a lifetime? This was the focus of my latest TV interview, Making Friendships Last. After recently reflecting on my own lifetime friendships, I…