Goals are great, but what about NOW?

Goals

It seems every self-help guru under the sun these days wants to point you to setting goals. Goals are wonderful, we all need a direction. The problem comes in that many people take that to the extreme. They become so goal oriented and focused on what they desperately want to happen way in the future that life is zooming right by them day after day and they are not able to be present in their daily life, enjoying the here and now. Slow Down Breathe Look around Take time to appreciate what’s good in your life already If you aren’t doing these things on a regular basis, you … [Read more...]

The Best Apology

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We are human. It is bound to happen in life that each of us will make a mistake that will in some way hurt another person. Once we realize it has been an error on our part that has caused the damage if there is any hope to repair it an apology and amends need to be made. Saying you are sorry and actively meaning it, having learned from the situation, are two entirely different things. What’s the difference? It isn’t all that difficult to utter the words “I’m sorry” for most people. The problem becomes when, though they do feel regret in hurting you, they often times … [Read more...]

2 Simple Statements Can Make Your Divorce Less Agonizing

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Divorce is never a walk in the park. It’s more like a trek through a dark jungle of contorted emotions and fears without any light to find your way or see your truth. Regardless of whether or not you initiated the breakup, you feel a sense of disconnection, disruption, and abject terror. You wonder if you’ll ever feel good again Will the see-saw of moods and run-away thoughts ever again allow you to sleep soundly or think clearly? You question your own self-worth. Will you be able to navigate the world alone and manage to raise your kids? Uncertainty takes over. Will real love ever be … [Read more...]

The Company that Plays Together, Stays Together

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Whether you work for a small company or a large conglomerate, bonding on some level with your coworkers is important. Seeing each other as more than just another employee and as a fellow human being can up the happiness factor in the workplace. Companies that encourage interpersonal interaction have a higher retention rate because the employees feel more connected and more invested in the success and future of that business. How do they achieve this? Letting your employees know that you value them and that they are important as individuals is important. No one likes to feel replaceable. We … [Read more...]