Have You Hit Your Stride?

It may have been while you were running in a track meet in high school.  You came out of the blocks, battled to get into the inside line, and then it happened – you hit your stride.  We typically use this term to indicate that were are doing our best, firing on all cylinders, or…

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Would You Like to be The Fonz?

Somedays I feel old.  In a recent conversation with a client, I made a reference to the TV character, Eddie Haskell, from the show “Leave it to Beaver.”  She had no idea who I was talking about and she is in her early 40’s.  I chuckled and said, “You are showing your age,” but she…

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How is Your Goal Setting?

Goals, resolutions, objectives, – we may call them by various names, but at one time or another, we have all set goals.  Goals to start exercising more, to get that promotion, or to finally write that novel that has been buried inside for far too long.  Many set goals but unfortunately it is a far…

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Are You Lonely?

If so, know that you are not the only one.  Loneliness seems to be increasing in near epidemic proportions.  In our upside down society, we have more tools to connect with the world around us than ever before, and yet, even with these advantages, so many find themselves isolated and disconnected.  One researcher discovered that…

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What Do You Buy?

“Now what kind of a question is that,” you might think.  “I buy groceries and gas; car insurance and clothes; purses and TVs.  I spend money on vacations, Starbucks, cars, shoes, and a plethora of things.”  Yes, we all spend money on these kinds of items.  So, maybe I should refine the question some –…

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Just Maybe . . .

Have you ever walked in the door dreading the fact that you may need to have what could be an unpleasant conversation with your mate?  It could be some troublesome news about one of the kids, damage you did to the car, or a job-threatening conflict at work.  Whatever it is – you don’t want…

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