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As Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author of Frankenstein, put it, “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” But it doesn’t have to be. Most of us find change jarring and challenging, whether positive or negative, and we have trouble adapting if it means adjustments to our regular routine. Keep… Read more »

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None of us likes to fail, yet we all know in our minds and hearts that we can’t truly learn without it. J.K. Rowling was mid-divorce and, in her words, “as poor as it is possible to be in modern Britain, without being homeless,” when someone finally decided to publish her book about a boy… Read more »

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You may well have heard the statement that today’s millennial employees jump from job to job, staying only a year or two before moving onto greener pastures. First, research from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics belies that myth, pointing out that while in 1983 the average employee stayed at the same company for 3.5… Read more »

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For many of us, if we could have one super power, it would be the ability to control time–mostly because we feel we never have enough to do what we need and want to do. If you fall into that category, you’re in good company, especially considering in the last 20 years, leisure time has… Read more »

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If you’ve ever had to use any sort of map, either paper or electronic, you know the basics: To find your way, you must start with an end goal in mind. Consider that map as a metaphor for your career. Even if you’re not entirely sure where you want to go, it helps to put… Read more »

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Do you see your work team as one that deals with things as they happen or takes responsibility for what occurs, as well as the part they play in that occurrence? Herein lies the difference between being proactive and reactive. To have a team that anticipates needs, problems and the like, encourage them to take… Read more »

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When you buy fruits and vegetables (especially fruits), do you wash them before eating or simply start munching? You may have read or heard about the importance of washing produce before eating, but does it really matter that much? In a word: Yes. The basics. The bottom line is whether organic or not, fruits and… Read more »

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When you think about what you really want for your family, success may come to mind, or love…but the foundation for all that starts with health. As the saying goes, good habits start at home, and one of the best ways to get your family happy and successful includes getting them healthy through good nutrition… Read more »

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If your morning consists of you hitting snooze multiple times and giving yourself about fifteen minutes to get out the door, you may want to rethink your wake-up routine. In fact, the most successful people tend to have a regular morning routine that goes beyond most people’s hurried morning rushes. If you want to become… Read more »

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We live in a world where we can barely watch TV without feeling as though we need to be doing something else, such as folding laundry or doing sit-ups, because simply sitting feels wrong. We eat while we drive, listen to a podcast while we cook, text while walking. Yet for all the cache of… Read more »