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5 Steps to Making Difficult Decisions

Carla M. Holden | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Carla M. Holden

Few decisions in life are final. So take a deep breath and decide. Plus it helps to remember -- you can always change your mind.

3 Ways to Make Better Business Decisions

Tova Payne | Posted 10.07.2014 | Small Business
Tova Payne

If you run your own small business there's one thing you can't get away from: you need to make decisions. An inability to make a decision can lead to business deadlock. It's all too common to get wrapped up in the details.

5 Habits You Need to Avoid When Making Decisions

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

I've compiled a list of five habits that we should avoid, whenever we're in charge of making an important decision, both in business and personal life.

Leader-as-Decision-Maker: Decisions Matter

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

Ultimately, there is no way to be sure that the so-called right decision has been made before it has been made and acted on. All you can do is ensure that the process of decision-making is deliberately and painstakingly executed. That doesn't guarantee the best decision, but it sure makes it a lot more likely.

Cub Scout Decision: To Join This "Great Organization", or Not to Join This "Homophobic Relic"?

Rick Penn-Kraus | Posted 09.10.2014 | Parents
Rick Penn-Kraus

Where else do boys get to do so many things, in such a positive way, with their parents? There are many opportunities out there for boys, but relatively few that provide such a well-rounded, positive, and generally non-competitive atmosphere on a regular basis throughout the year.

Playing It Safe Is Too Often Risky

Ayelet Baron | Posted 08.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

Life is as difficult or easy as we decide to make it. We can stay safe or we can blow things up and get rid of barriers. Whatever path you choose, do it mindfully. And know that no one has the answer for you. You also have the ability to choose simplicity over complexity.

Decide: 5 Ways to Turn Your "Decisions" Into Results

Anese Cavanaugh | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business
Anese Cavanaugh

How do you truly know you've decided to do something, and if not, determine where you might be stuck? If you're not getting what you want or results are not happening, here are a few places to look.

The Supreme Court's Relentless War Against President Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Supreme Court ended the session as it has nearly every other session since Obama took office by taking every opportunity to escalate its war on him. It's a war the court will wage without end against him and any other moderate Democrat that sits in the White House.

The Very Short Tale of the Hare on the Chair

Tom Morris | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

"Where is the hare?" "Oh, no! On the chair!" "You swear?" "Over there!" "With his nails and his bunny tail bare?" "You care?" "Oh yes! Beware! An Impe...

Persistence: Are You the Little Engine That Could or Wile E. Coyote?

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 08.25.2014 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

With age comes the wisdom to stop, reflect and assess. Is there something you might do differently or is whatever you've been attempting outside any reasonable expectation of success?

The Legal System's Mistaken View of the Human Mind

John R. Hibbing | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
John R. Hibbing

Instead of pretending these predispositions do not exist, the legal system needs to accept their existence and try to minimize them, or at least to work with them, in order to make it more likely that the truth will be ascertained and justice served.

Commencement: The Beginning or the End?

Dr. Robert M. Myers | Posted 07.14.2014 | Religion
Dr. Robert M. Myers

You are all about to go into the world to make a difference. The world needs intelligent, energetic, Christian leaders that are willing to work to make a positive difference in this world.

Here's Evidence That Happiness Is A Journey

Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What a New House Has Shown Me About Being Human

Dr. Amy Johnson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Johnson

Knowing that experiences come and go in a meaningless, impersonal fashion makes me far less likely to attach much to them. I can be in the middle of a "this is so frustrating" story and see that the frustration I'm feeling is thought-created, not a new-house creation.

Trouble Making Decisions? Read This!

Susie Moore | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

You don't need everything figured out. You just need to get clear on what we want, then start to walk in that direction. Independence and choice have great power and potential for you on the path of becoming your highest self. Claim your power now.

Letters to Our Former Selves

Ari Andersen | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ari Andersen

I have embarked upon a quest to learn -- and hopefully to grow -- from the wisdom of my elders. The past is humanity's great equalizer, and we all have a story worth sharing.

You're the CEO -- You Decide

Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD

At first it might sound a little daunting to get started with integrative decision making. Even when making a relatively rash decision, you might get that frustrating feeling of weighing far too many options. A well-thought-out decision might feel like it has even more moving parts.

Fail Forward Fast: Get Over Being Right and Get On With Getting On With It

Edward Muzio | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

I'd like for you to get over the idea that you should be making correct decisions. If that sounds like a dumb thing to say, consider this: When you...

How Do You Make a Major Life Decision?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.25.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

I recently had dinner with a former client whom I had worked with about 15 years ago. Cassie (not her real name) was in her teens then and she is now ...

Break the Routine -- Be Deliberate

Minh Chau | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Minh Chau

We should act with purpose and make decisions that make us happy -- even if those decisions are disjointed or are against the norms. The dots, sooner or later, will connect.

DECISIONS

Richard Koch | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

To decide or not to decide, that is the question. Men and women make decisions, in a way that other animals do not. Does a rabbit decide to excavate...

Important Distinctions Between Litigation and Mediation

Mark Baer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Throughout the conference, the panelists kept reiterating that what occurs in court is state specific, "locale specific," and jurist specific. In other words, results vary from judge to judge based upon the judge's biases, beliefs, assumptions and values. I think this should really scare anyone and everyone.

What Are These Thoughts in My Head and Where Do They Come From?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

The first step is to realize that we have these different voices offering up their advice. They all want things to be done their way. The challenge is to get this "committee" to come together in a consensus so we can make a decision that's for the highest good for all of our parts.

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make In Divorce

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

Divorce is no walk in the park but there are things that you can do to make getting through this time easier and less painful, such as being aware of these five most common mistakes.

3 Ways To Overcome Ambivalence -- And Make Better Decisions

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 12.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Regardless of which area of your life where you find yourself most ambivalent, you won't move forward until you allow yourself to take charge and make the best decision you can with the information you have available to you.