3: “Using A More Zen-like Approach to Your Spending. Becoming Conscious.”

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!     Most of us spend money without really thinking about it. We have done it so long, and we do it so often, that is has almost become a reflex. But, since we are talking about finances, we have […]

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“Free Your Time and Yourself with Routines”

  A few weeks ago, we talked about setting routines in place to help make our lives easier. While some may object that making a routine sounds a lot more like bondage than freedom, I have found them useful, especially in maximizing the use of my time. Like you, I lead a busy life, and I […]

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Make Time…

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Gilding the Lily. When “Good Enough” is “Fine”

The Shades of Youth When I was much younger, a mere resident-in-training, we did most of our infertility surgeries by hand. Long before learning the new daVinci robotic techniques, we had to use our eyes and hands differently. Sometimes we had the aid of magnification. But this depended significantly on which hospital we were operating within. […]

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2: Money Management 101 with Worksheet (Choose Your Choices: Finances)

      This is the second week of our series dealing with our financial health. The first of the series can be read here. Even in the best of economic times, and even if you find that you are living comfortably on the money that you are bringing in, it is a good idea to use […]

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“Clarity: It Does the Body, Mind and Spirit Good”

  When our minds are clouded with the busyness of life, we begin to let other things slide. Our health and well-being, our relations, our goals. Everything seems to take a back seat to getting through the grind, seeking a little rest and respite, only to dive in again. We stop picking our heads up […]

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“Learn to Love Yourself, Too”

Loving ourselves often sounds selfish, or foolish, or childish. It is not something that most of us are taught to do naturally. The media moguls have pulled us into objectified standards of beauty and worth. And, we have bought it all, hook, line and sinker. So, we run out and buy their stuff. But, we […]

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1: “Financial Success, Stability and Freedom” (Choose Your Choices: Finances)

   “If money management isn’t something you enjoy, consider my perspective. I look at managing my money as if it were a part-time job. The time you spend monitoring your finances will pay off. You can make real money by cutting expenses and earning more interest on savings and investments. I’d challenge you to find […]

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Affirmation: I See Inspiration All Around Me

    Affirmation: I see inspiration all around me. Each day of my life, I strive to be original, creative, and open-minded. I endeavor to come up with ideas at work about how to get something done more efficiently. At home, I look for strategies to help me accomplish ordinary routines in ways that bring […]

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The Importance of Finding Ways to Create Consistently

  “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”   Kurt Vonnegut   We all possess a number of gifts, talents and skills. And, if you are anything like me, these are only overshadowed by the number of other creative things I’d like to pursue on a regular […]

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25: Want to be more Productive? Clear the Decks! (Why Not?!)

  Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.  Albert Einstein     Have you ever found yourself working along, either in your office or in your home, and you notice your hand keeps bumping against something while you are trying to write? Your […]

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Affirmation: I Remain Patient When Faced with Opposition

Affirmation: I remain patient when faced with opposition.   When I believe in something, I stand behind it unconditionally. I avoid allowing negative feedback to alter my beliefs. When I am asked to present a new idea at the office, I work diligently at developing it. I present it as if my job depends on […]

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Dealing with Self-Pressure: Ease Up!

  “I don’t know where this pressure came from. I can’t blame my parents because it has always felt internal. Like any other parent, my mother celebrated the A gradesand the less-than-A grades she felt there was no need to tell anybody about. But not acknowledging the effort that ended in a less than perfect […]

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24: “Having Hard, Honest Conversations With Yourself” (Why Not?!)

  “Of course, we all go through our own experiences. If we do not push ourselves enough, we do not grow, but if we push ourselves too much, we regress. What is enough will change, depending on where we are and what we are doing. In that sense, the present moment is always some kind […]

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