Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tool for Tuesday: Admit it. Sometimes You’re a Bitch.

When are you a bitch? And men, you can join right in. When you admit that sometimes you can be a bitch, that you’re not always a saint, that you don’t always act like Mother Theresa, that even Mother Theresa … Continue reading

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7 Sure Ways to Change the World Over the Weekend

  Yes, there are 7 sure ways to change the world over the weekend. Not talking about the big world, I’m talking about your world. The world around you, which is the only world we have. When you open your … Continue reading

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The 6 – 1 People You Need In Your Corner

Postcard of CornellUniversityCheerleader1906 Cheerleading (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 6 – 1   Great blog post in Forbes on the 6 People you need in your corner to accomplish your goals. Jessica Hagy said they were: The Instigater, the Cheerleader, the Taskmasker, … Continue reading

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The Apple Can Fall Far From The Tree

Yesterday I wrote my Tool for Tuesday: It’s Your Own Fault. That post reminds us all that blame keeps us wallowing in the past. It is impossible to move forward when we keep replaying the lament about what we didn’t get … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: It’s Your Own Fault

Joelle’s daughter is 23 and she’s been in therapy for the past year, blaming Joelle for everything from her big feet to her bad posture, her unhappiness and her lackluster love life. Joelle’s been footing (pardon the pun) the bill … Continue reading

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Sitting Through the Discomfort

July 23, 2012 Joelle’s turn today. You remember her–she always jokes that she has a bad case of “Tongue Fu.” (I wrote about that here.) She went out for her mother’s birthday the other night. A loooonnnng dinner at a … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots

My friend Lily—who asked, “To buy…or not to buy my own towels for my boyfriend’s house here—posed another challenge yesterday about connecting the dots. She said that she wants to make sure she connects the dots with her boyfriend–not too … Continue reading

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Quora Question: What Do You Do When Someone You Love is Depressed Or Sad?

Found on Quora – a question and answer site, this question: What do you do when someone you love is depressed or sad? There is nothing we can do but be quiet. Listen. But there are 12 Things You can … Continue reading

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Rich Poor Guy, Poor Rich Guy, Part 2

Danielle LaPorte wrote in her blog today, “There is no excuse for going hungry.  We are here to feast.” Follow-up for yesterday’s blog: Are you a rich poor guy or a poor rich guy? We don’t have to deprive ourselves … Continue reading

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Are you a Rich Poor Guy or a Poor Rich Guy?

There are two kinds: the rich poor guy and the poor rich guy. Which are you? Some rich people act like they’re poor. One guy I know jams on the brakes and pulls his car over to pick up a … Continue reading

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