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New Rules for Love Over 50

Posted August 13, 2010 | 15:20:00 (EST)

"I would not give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity."

-Oliver Wendell Holmes

I met a man the other night who described his life as complicated. I found the statement...

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The Geographical: How Short Breaks Can Have Long-Term Gains

Posted July 14, 2010 | 16:36:00 (EST)

"The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken." --Samuel Johnson

Today, I was the singing praises about my current Geographical to a couch full of lovely, tanned 30-year-olds. They looked at me confused and asked, "What is a Geographical?"...

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The Business of Intuition

Posted June 14, 2010 | 18:16:03 (EST)


Today's market requires that you use all of our skills to compete. It is an exciting challenge and one that creates a need to discover parts of yourself that in easier times, you overlooked. In the long run, this will allow you to enrich all areas of your...

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Stop the People You Love From Making You Fat

Posted May 24, 2010 | 12:23:45 (EST)

If you get a quarter from someone with a cold, you can "catch" the cold from the quarter. Even if the infected person is long gone, you can still get sick from exposure. Did you know that emotions carry the same risk, even when the person is not in your...

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Thriving in Adversity

Posted May 20, 2010 | 09:34:19 (EST)

One of the top ten myths is that a well-lived life is problem free. Life is full of both internal and external shrapnel. Problems are unavoidable, and if you live life to avoid them, you will live a very constricted experience. The bigger the life you choose to live, the...

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Why Men Are More Intuitive Than Women

Posted April 8, 2010 | 16:23:48 (EST)

How do you know when your intuition is working? Your split second decisions are correct most of the time.

Thee cultural myth is women use intuition and men use logic. This myth springs from the confusion between intuition and feeling and logic and accuracy. Logic is only as good as...

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Hit Your Mark in Mistake-Prone Times!

Posted March 22, 2010 | 16:46:50 (EST)

Have you ever played darts? Sometimes you focus on the target and you hit it, always more with practice. But sometimes practice fails, even when you use the same technique, and miss your mark. The more you focus on hitting that target the farther afield you go.

There's an old...

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How to Predict the Winner of the Superbowl From Your Couch

Posted December 28, 2009 | 13:13:39 (EST)

Although it is my family's habit to avoid watching all sports other than dinner table arguments, many of my readers have asked me how to use intuitive skills to pick the winners of athletic events.

Here are some techniques you many find handy in predicting the outcome of any competition,...

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Change Your Life In Your Sleep!

Posted December 2, 2009 | 12:52:32 (EST)

Your brain decides what actions you will take six seconds before you are aware of your decision. Scary thought. That means, your subconscious, the "facts "you decided were true in your early childhood, may be in control of many of your actions, not the mature, reasoned you of today. The...

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How to Rule the World from your Couch

Posted September 30, 2009 | 15:10:23 (EST)

There are always articles about businesses that illustrate successes coming from blind intuition. However, the reality is that in business it is rare that leaders let intuition have its way. Business is dictated by whatever means will lead to success. Sometimes what we think will get us there gets in...

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