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It’s All Connected

It’s All Connected

I remember one day I woke up feeling sluggish. I was tired, and couldn’t seem to get myself going. I struggled through my workday, always feeling a bit off. I was also grumpy and short with the people I interacted with. The day after that, on the other hand, I woke up...
Don’t Put Off Until Tomorrow…

Don’t Put Off Until Tomorrow…

Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today. It’s cliché. Benjamin Franklin said it over 200 years ago. We’ve heard it a million times. But it’s true. iPhone Trouble I remember a few years ago, I had been having trouble with my iPhone for about three...
Ask God INTO Your Trouble

Ask God INTO Your Trouble

There’s no way around it: we’re going through a difficult time right now. The COVID-19 virus has everyone on edge. There are serious health and safety concerns, as well as financial and job difficulties. We aren’t sure when things are going to turn around. Take Me Out...
Lose Weight by Eating Slowly

Lose Weight by Eating Slowly

This post is about a simple intervention that can help you lose weight and improve your health, without any major changes in your diet or exercise habits. Now don’t get me wrong, it’s important to eat healthy. And it’s a good idea to move and get sweaty every day. But...
3 Steps to Enter the Danger

3 Steps to Enter the Danger

When consulting with an organization, Patrick Lencioni says one key is to “Enter the Danger.” In any organization, especially a dysfunctional one, there are unspoken issues and problems flying under the radar. It’s uncomfortable to discuss these dynamics, or bring...
3 Ways to Navigate Negative Sentiment Override

3 Ways to Navigate Negative Sentiment Override

Have you ever had a day when you just were in a funk, and nothing seemed to go right? I had one of those days last week. I hadn’t slept well the night before, and my day just got off on the wrong foot. I wasn’t feeling well, was short with people I interacted with,...
Who Are You? How Your Identity Can Help You Change

Who Are You? How Your Identity Can Help You Change

When trying to make a change, we often focus on the specific tasks we need to do. Eat more fruits and vegetables. Exercise three times per week. Stop smoking. Plan a date night. These actions and behaviors are important, but sometimes we can get bogged down in the...
The Importance of Taking Initiative

The Importance of Taking Initiative

It’s important to take the initiative when working toward your goals. I remember one evening, I was on my train ride home from work. The train was busier than usual, and it was hard to find a seat. I wondered why there were so many people on the train, and then...
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