4 Ways to Lift Yourself Out of Loneliness

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Britney Spears wasn’t lying. Her words “My loneliness is killing me” aren’t just lyrics from the opening chorus of her 1998 hit single Baby One More Time. Loneliness can, indeed, be deadly. According to research by Dr. John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago, loneliness is a contributor to poor health, including higher blood pressure and a weakened immune system. …

Tired Of New Year’s Resolutions? Try This Instead

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While chatting with a friend last week, the topic of New Year’s resolutions came up. “So, how about your resolutions for 2016?” I asked her. “Umm, well, you know… they never stick,” she replied. Yep. Pretty much the same response I get from most of my friends. Each year many of us create promises to finally use that gym membership, …

Six Tips For Finding Your Life’s Work

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After a recent session for The White Box Club™ (a Meetup group I founded for people laid off or in career transition), a new member approached me with some questions. She was curious about how I’d personally recovered after being laid off from a full-time job. “So is this what you do now for work—run this group?” “Yes,” I replied. …

I’ve Become My Parents. And It’s A Good Thing.

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While cleaning to move my home office last week, I packed boxes and thought how my dad would do it — “Towels together but leave one out for my first night. Tools here but leave out a screwdriver, drill, wrench, etc.” Later that day, I was cutting fresh vegetables and placing them into a special container my mom had given …

Win A Free Signed Book!

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Are you seeking more balance in your life? Is there an aspect of your relationships you’d like to change and don’t know where to start? Do you find it difficult to balance priorities between family and friends while supporting your career? Then I’ve got a book for you! Balancing Work, Relationships & Life in Three Simple Steps guides you through …