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Sometimes the term “holiday cheer” can be an oxymoron. After all, who is cheerful when there are way more things to get done than time to do them?  There are cookies to bake, trees to decorate. Cards to address, and always a mess. Presents to buy, things gone array. Family to host, turkeys to roast....
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There’s no debating Tim Tebow’s popularity. His jersey was the #1 seller in the NFL – last year when he was sitting on the bench. Now he’s led his team to five wins in a row, some of which might be described as improbable. Particularly Sunday’s win in which the Broncos were down 10-0 with...
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Early in the Fall semester of Luke’s second year at Anser Charter School, he was asked to set a character goal. Goal setting is a bi-annual tradition for all students, starting as early as kindergarten. The goal Luke’s choice, much to my pride and likely his teacher’s surprise, was to be a leader. Up until this...
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We had a friendly reminder prior to the holiday last week – it’s good to start some family traditions on Thanksgiving Day. We took the advice to heart. We played football with others in the neighborhood in the morning, hiked with the dogs in the afternoon and took a moment before dinner to share the...
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It’s always fun for me to interview successful entrepreneurs. And particularly ones who have figured out creative ways to streamline their income during a tough economy. When that person is a family member, it’s all the more exciting for me to share his story. I’m happy to introduce Rick Neely, my brother-in-law. Rick lives in...
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Whenever I lead health and wellness workshops, the one topic that garners a lot of attention is meditation. I am by no means an authority on the topic. Like many of you, I struggle with finding time to sit down, quiet down and settle down my mind. That said, I still believe in the power...
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(This is final post of a III part series. Part I questions if Money Buy Happiness and Part II examines If Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness, Then What Does?) I grew up thinking it is wrong to want money. Perhaps this says something about my Southern Methodist heritage and knowledge of Biblical references which suggest the love...
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Money doesn’t buy happiness, at least according to many psychologists. You can read PART I of my series on money and happiness, where I put this theory to the test. I have also written several posts about happiness before – including how to be a kid again, a top ten feel good list and scratching...
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Does money buy happiness? (Part 1 of a 3 part series) According to Harvard Medical School and recent psychology research, the things that make you happy are feeling good, doing good and engaging fully. They also suggest three things that don’t make you happy: money and material things, youth and children. Though I don’t disparage...
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I recently re-vamped my resume, an arduous task that most experts recommend you carry out every year. I, of course, had not done so in the last five years, making the experience all the more painful. As I live through this process, I ask myself and others: Should you put ‘marathon’ on your resume? I...
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