Life throws its curve balls. My 10-year old son’s little league team recently came face-to-face with their first loss in a double elimination play-off series. Having been in first place all season they knew they had the skills, but their overconfidence and wandering focus led them to defeat. The team was devastated and tears were…

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What kind of “why” questions do you ask yourself, and how are you acting on the results? You may be smarter than a 5th grader, but do you conduct research better than a 2 or 3-year old? “Why?” is a powerful research tool; one highly recommended by the leading 2 and 3 years olds across the…

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You wake up in the morning, stretch, feet hit the ground, and immediately your mind starts rolling thoughts of all the things you have to do today. “I have to do the laundry, get the kids to school, pay the bills, and work out. Oh, and I have to take the car in for an…

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Seventeen years together – fifteen of them married; and not one fight. Impossible, you say? It’s true. There have been no harsh words, no fits of anger, no slamming doors or throwing dishes. No going home to mother, no silent treatment and no paybacks. Not once. Truly. Sounds like a marriage-made-in-heaven, doesn’t it?  Well, guess…

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A mortgage-broker friend called me today, despairingly.  “I know you don’t read the newspapers or watch TV or anything, but did you hear what’s happening out there?!”  My first thoughts were “Something’s on fire?  George Clooney is getting married?  They’re going to stop making orange juice?”  Remembering her livelihood is deeply entrenched in the state…

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My sister sent me one of those “This is funny….” emails today that was forwarded to her from a bazillion other people who kept forwarding it on to the next victim until it finally landed on my computer and took me 5 minutes to open.  It was humorous, and I must say, thought provoking.  It…

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