Tag Archives: Attitude

How to Tackle Monday

October 24, 2016

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Are you dreading today? One study says most people don’t crack a smile on Mondays until after 11 a.m.! What in the world???!!!  One seventh of your life is Monday, so it’s crazy to dread today.  Today is precious. What are you waiting for? Before doing anything, start by smiling.  You should be embarrassed if […]

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Always Finding The Best At Work

September 22, 2016

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I have a new hero and he’s an elevator operator in Los Angeles. You just HAVE to meet him. Ruben Pardo has had his self-described “up and down” career for 40 years, and he loves his work. He takes pride in the precision of his skills and values the opportunity to connect with people. I […]

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Enjoying Today’s Season

September 21, 2016

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“How was your summer?” I know. For all practical purposes, summer’s been over since the kids went back to school. Still, I ask people I haven’t seen since June this opening question. More than once – three times to be exact – the reply has been something to the effect of “meh.” Apparently summer is too hot, too […]

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Learning to be strong

May 5, 2016

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I don’t what kind of week you’ve had, but perhaps it’s been a weak week. Perhaps the bumps feel intense and the detours feel endless. As for me…  well…. I almost lost my cool with a stapler. An inanimate object, people. Seriously – I know I can be more resilient than that! And so I […]

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Enjoy the ride

April 25, 2016

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Taking delight in the journey takes confidence. Seth Godin What would it take to keep a great attitude no matter what? How can you take pleasure in a day which doesn’t go as planned? How do you stay on the upside of life when circumstances don’t go the way you anticipate? Certainly when tragedy occurs, […]

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Aiming low to get high

April 18, 2016

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“Every day one should at least hear one little song, read one good poem, see one fine painting and — if at all possible — speak a few sensible words.” Goethe I hope your weekend was as spectacular as mine. Abundant sunshine, minimal pollen, a Saturday nap, a date night,  family and friends nearby – […]

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How to identify the Eeyore in yourself

April 14, 2016

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“‘Good morning, Pooh Bear,’ said Eeyore gloomily. ‘If it is a good morning,’ he said. ‘Which I doubt,’ said he. ‘Why, what’s the matter?’ ‘Nothing, Pooh Bear, nothing. We can’t all, and some of us don’t. That’s all there is to it.’ ‘Can’t all what?’ said Pooh, rubbing his nose. ‘Gaiety. Song-and-dance. Here we go […]

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Getting Back To Reality

April 11, 2016

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“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work.” Chuck Close Bye-bye weekend. So long spring break. Adios downtime. Hello Monday!! As much as I hate saying farewell to an extended time of play, I’m excited about what today brings: work. Yes!  Work is a good thing. While “good […]

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25 of Life’s Best Bargains

April 8, 2016

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo DaVinci Have you noticed when finances are tight, all you see are expensive things?  I hate it when that happens because there’s so much fun to be had enjoying the little things. In fact, to get me out of the “life is so expensive” frame of mind, I decided […]

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Why Social Media Gets A Bad Rap

April 5, 2016

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“Social media has infected the world with a sickening virus called vanity.” Kellie Elmore Whether you commute to work on a plane, train, or automobile, there are unwritten rules the majority of people seem to follow specific to that environment. If you’re flying, please don’t keep loose change in your pocket and make others wait […]

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