Feel Afraid and Do It Anyway

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Sometimes it’s a good idea to listen to your emotions. They can tell you where you want to go and keep you safe from scary things. However, if you have chronic anxiety or irrational phobias, that “inner voice” may be holding you back from doing the things you really want to …

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“Better Late than Never” Is Sometimes a Good Idea

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This post is intentionally 1 day late. (It’s a Monday Memo, and I’m posting it on Tuesday.) I thought this would be an effective way to make the point: not all deadlines are as important as we often think they are. The Problem The expected deadline has gone by, and you …

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Get Organized to Reduce Stress


The Problem It can be difficult to relax surrounded by loads of laundry, dirty dishes, stacks of papers, and an ever-growing to-do list.  However, clutter and disorganization can have harmful consequences that leave you wanting to throw a tantrum.  You lose your keys right before you need to drive to work, …

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