March 2013

But seems like a benign enough word. It’s not though. At least not in every circumstance. One that is a particular annoyance for me is: I am sorry, but… Immediately following “but” is inevitably a defense or deflection rather than accepting responsibility. For example: I am sorry, but you shouldn’t have started it. I am […]

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“Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.” ~Theodore Isaac Rubin If life could always be easy, would you choose that path over a life with challenges? I am not sure how I would have answered […]

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If you read my post yesterday, you know I am supposed to be unplugged until late afternoon today. You are probably judging me, thinking that I am feigning illness to write this post from the bathroom on my iPhone. Let me assure you–I wrote this on Friday, scheduling it to publish today. But the iPhone […]

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Our weekends are often filled with tasks we need to accomplish around the house, activities planned with the kids, menu planning and grocery shopping for the next week, a little work time, extra training time, socializing with friends, and more. We know how to slow down and do, but rarely can we successfully achieve a […]

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