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What Are You Afraid Of?

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Orlando Florida is undeniably frightening. I know this because my daughter convinced me to go with her. Frankly, there wasn’t much convincing. I reasoned if my 9th grader asks me to tag along anywhere, I probably should. After all, how often does that freak of family nature happen? So […]

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Be Determined: Get Rejected!

Imagine that you had to ask a complete stranger for a piece of gum or that you had to ask a cashier if you could pay for an item without the tax. If you’re like most, you would likely feel a bit awkward or even afraid. Afraid of what? Rejection. Whether for conventionally important “asks” […]

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How to Make a Hard Choice

There are some choices that are universally considered to be “big decisions”…where to go to school…whom to to marry… where to live…whether to have children…and of course what job to take. We see them as “big” because they seem hard. Ruth Chang, a philosopher at Rutgers University, explains that we need a new paradigm for making […]

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5 Attitude Adjustments for Conquering 2014

We all like a clean slate. There is something about new beginnings that makes everything seem possible. And yet the most common resolutions…lose weight, quit smoking, save more money, and get organized…fail to materialize year after year. Why is that? I think there is a magnified focus on our “to do list” at this time […]

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