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David Kanegis
Certified Professional Coach Dave believes "The Best is Yet to Come!”

Dave holds MA's in Education & Psychology.

Using Mind Acrobatics™, introspective questioning and other techniques, Dave's specialties include: coaching teachers & administrators, single parents, students, recent graduates and individuals in transition.

Dave created Stressless Dating Strategies -- Using Your Head, Heart & Hormones

Health/Wellness is an integral component of all Dave's coaching.

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Entries by David Kanegis

Reduce Stress Now: Three Easy Steps

(1) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 6:49 PM

Want to relieve stress? Great -- Start Today!

Step #1: Prepare and Become Aware

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Boomer Retirement Planning -- What Have You Forgotten?

(1) Comments | Posted December 14, 2014 | 8:31 AM

Howard Johnson's 28 ice cream flavors have melted away. No more 'All You Can Eat' Chicken or Fish Fry's, clam strips or grilled in butter hot dogs on those great buns.

Our favorite road trip restaurant didn't make it into the 21st Century -- but we did.

They didn't plan...

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Get Rid Of Dating Stress With These Simple Steps

(3) Comments | Posted December 10, 2014 | 5:00 AM

Dating -- Your Head, Heart & Hormones!

At the tender age of 19 my hormones were raging -- but they had been since I was 13.

Through a combination of chance, luck or serendipity I suddenly found myself faced with the opportunity of dating a woman I...

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Thanks + Giving -- Makes Ya' Feel Good!

(4) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 12:16 PM

I was sitting in my physician's office feeling pretty relaxed earlier today. Suddenly the woman seated next to me turned and apologized.

Clearly stressed out and beyond the breaking point I didn't quite grasp why she was making amends. Apparently she had blocked my car for a minute or so...

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'Obamacare' Has Exiled Me To Florida!

(119) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 10:26 PM


Yes, there you have it folks. I've been a happy New Yorker all my life and within a month or so I will be a Florida resident.

How did this happen? It's quite a story -- but first I want...

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3 Tips For Ditching A Disastrous Date!

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 6:52 AM

You're living in the 21st century -- drowning in information courtesy of the digital age.

Thanks to social media, search engines, dating apps, access for a small fee to arrest records and the magical world of online hook-ups you should never suffer with the date from hell.

Yet miraculously here...

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3 First Date Dos and Don'ts -- Plus An Affirmation!

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 5:37 PM

Before you embark on a first date consider the following.

There are lots of strategies you can employ before arranging your first meet. They include identifying what you want out of a relationship -- what you are seeking in a companion, their values, conversational ability, personality, sense...

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Write Your Own Life Story!

(4) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 4:36 PM

Ready to Make A Change?

Want to write your life story or just let the pages unfold!

If your life is:

  • Stress and Worry Free
  • Peaceful
  • Satisfying
  • Content
  • Joyful
  • Filled with optimistic thoughts
  • Near perfect...

You wake up each morning eagerly anticipating what's coming your way......

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Tips For New 'HOH' Dating

(2) Comments | Posted October 31, 2014 | 6:46 PM

As the newly anointed "Head of Household" one's mind eventually strays to thoughts of finding a partner. It may take awhile -- but sooner or later the specter of dating pushes its way to the forefront of your mind!

For this article we'll only consider separation or divorce as the...

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3 Steps To Stressless Dating

(2) Comments | Posted October 18, 2014 | 9:38 AM

Have you ever noticed that some people seem relaxed, content and satisfied as they embark on a new relationship?


Beginning an alliance with seemingly unlimited opportunities can make one feel fantastic, hopeful and euphoric. Both of you want to be with...

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Live Your Life, Love Your Life... Carpe Diem!

(6) Comments | Posted October 6, 2014 | 1:51 PM

I must confess I could care less what others think of me. Fun keeps me alive and kicking! As a college student someone once remarked "he marches to the beat of his own drum." Heck, I keep a personal band on hand.

I like to have fun. How about you?

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Life Isn't Perfect... And That's OK!

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2014 | 5:11 PM

Without realizing it we are constantly evaluating our own behavior, successes and "perceived" failures. This is how we have been conditioned. It's time for a change.

We have a self-obligation to be all that we can be! Striving to enhance our lives leads to greater fulfillment. In this digital age...

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2 1/2 Tips For A Happier Life... Start Today!

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2014 | 7:01 PM

Everyone wants to be happy! It's a primal desire that needs to be satisfied but rarely is completely attained. That's OK -- striving motivates us and leads to greater feelings of well-being.

We all experience moments of joy and elation. Perhaps it's on our wedding day, or when a child...

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Gilligan's Island, Where Were You When The Minnow Ran Aground?

(7) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 3:57 PM

I challenge all Baby Boomer's to listen to the clip below and not feel a bit nostalgic about times gone by.

Gilligan's Island

It seems hard to believe that 50 years have elapsed since the debut of Gilligan's Island on September 26th, 1964.

Virtually every baby boomer born...

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2 More Steps To Raising A Happy Child

(5) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 7:29 PM

"I thought my son was happy because he smiled.

I believed my daughter was content since
she never complained.

I told myself my children had no issues
as it let me pass the nights peacefully.

My son lives in the basement, my daughter
married badly and I...

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3 Ways To Kick Butt... Your Own!

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 1:06 PM

Tired of the same old, same old? Feel like you're in a rut? On a treadmill that leads nowhere... and doesn't even help reduce calories?

Let's change all that!

You'll use three of the 5 "W's" taught to you as school child. Who, What and When! However being a...

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9/11... A Rude Awakening

(2) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 1:28 PM

Today marks the thirteenth year since the infamous attacks on The World Trade Center buildings and Pentagon as well as the hijacking of a fourth plane that was brought down with the help of passengers before reaching its target destination.

Prior to this heinous series of events, the historical...

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3 Steps To Raising A Happy Child

(6) Comments | Posted September 6, 2014 | 8:38 AM

"A word is dead
When it is said,
Some say.

I say it just
Begins to live
That day."

This short poem by Emily Dickinson has a variety of interpretations. As an elementary teacher I wrote it on the blackboard the first day of school. I...

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It's Your Life, Take Control Now!

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2014 | 11:51 PM

Congratulations, you're a college student!

For the first time you have free will to spread your wings and lead the life you want... even though you're probably not sure all that entails or exactly what's headed your way.

It's both an empowering and stressful experience.

On the one hand...

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Bullying: Your Kids Are Keeping Mum

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 5:56 PM

Believe you have an excellent relationship with your youngster? Positive your elementary or middle school child is communicating when things are really bothering him or her? Convinced you can tell if they are being bullied? Think again!

An AOL search of "bullying in elementary and middle schools" brought up over...

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