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Is Your Childhood Blueprint Holding You Back?

Is Your Childhood Blueprint Holding You Back?

Do you find you don’t deal with situations or relationships as successfully as you’d like? Do you feel depressed, anxious, or think negative things about yourself, others or the world?...
Today I Love Bonspiels

Today I Love Bonspiels

Today I Love bonspiels for charity. I love playing games for a cause whether it’s curling or golf or anything else that can be played for a cause. I love...
The True Meaning of Regret, According to Science

The True Meaning of Regret, According to Science

Everyone has regrets, but you always imagine that those regrets revolve around action you took and the mistakes you believe you’ve made. We focus so much on the decisions we...
What is Decision Fatigue?

What is Decision Fatigue?

After losing a large account over a missed detail in a report, Shaun began to take inventory of his work habits. It was an error that he would normally never...
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7 Habits of Existentially Vibrant Living

7 Habits of Existentially Vibrant Living

The following are the seven habits that, in my opinion, comprise the basis of existentially vibrant living: (1)   the habit of making one’s own meaning (instead of “looking for it”) (2)  ...
4 Strategies to Cope with the Pain of Rejection

4 Strategies to Cope with the Pain of Rejection

Rejection hurts. We’ve all experienced the pain of rejection – perhaps a job you didn’t get, being ghosted by a friend, or not being invited to a social event —...
Conflicts–Is Fighting Dirty Okay?

Conflicts–Is Fighting Dirty Okay?

C.R. writes: In Do We Attract Conflict and Intolerance we got a few comments and one angry email. Baseball 55 wrote: I know a woman who always complains about this ***  she...
Hurry, Hard!

Hurry, Hard!

Do you curl? Not likely. The number of people who curl make up a minuscule percentage of the population. Let me describe it to you. You take turns throwing rocks...
Bipolar Disorder and Parkinson’s Disease

Bipolar Disorder and Parkinson’s Disease

I worry that living so long with bipolar disorder and its treatment may result in a neurological crisis. Turns out I have it backwards. The impact of repeated episodes of...

Valentine’s Day And Taking Stock

Ah, the day of love. Everywhere there are hearts. Heart balloons. Greeting cards with hearts. This morning at the bakery, you guessed it, heart shaped baked yummies. Red roses. Pink...
Changes in Love Interests with Maturity: 11 Changes

Changes in Love Interests with Maturity: 11 Changes

Romantic love is often described as universal as it is associated with intense emotional feelings of euphoria and excitement. Predictably, euphoric feelings come with increased energy, elevated positive mood, positive...
When Life Turns Upside Down

When Life Turns Upside Down

    There are times in life when you are forced to face yourself. Monday, February 4th, 2019, was one of those times. What started as a normal day, ended...