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"Machiavelli famously said that is better for leaders to be feared than to be loved. But leaders should choose love -- or rather warmth -- first. Trust and understanding ultimately increase influence. Leaders can project both warmth and strength in several ways -- for instance, [...]
"The next time you feel like you are falling apart: Set a timer. Cry as hard as you can for five minutes. When the timer rings, get up. Go on with your day… wash the dishes, pick up your child.” ~ Geneen Roth, When You Eat [...]
"Instead of looking at life as a narrowing funnel, we can see it ever widening to choose the things we want to do, to take the wisdoms we've learned and create something." ~ Liz Carpenter, Writer When The Choice Wasn't Our Own Sometimes when we're in the [...]
"Work should be more fun than fun." ~ Noel Coward Loving Work I have to admit, I love what I do. I don't even consider it work. I've been blessed that every single job I've had has been something I have truly enjoyed doing. Don't get me wrong... [...]
"To become self-reliant, you must trust your own inner nature and love yourself. Then, if the Wizard tells you to bring back the broomstick of the Wicked Witch of the West, you will pay absolutely no attention to that man behind the curtain." ~ Joey [...]
"We should be more interested in being faithful than in being comfortable." ~ Randy Harris, speaker, writer, professor of theology, philosophy and religion Be Fearless In one of the great lectures I attended at a conference in California, the speaker, Randy Harris made the point that [...]
Get Active! Without a doubt, one of the most transformative ways to get through your divorce and be a more effective parent is to become an active person. During my Mom's recovery period after the divorce, I could always tell the days when she missed a workout. [...]
Although divorce is a challenge for everyone involved, there are many ways you can make the transition easier for your children. In general, children are adaptable and will adjust to the new situation, but even the most resilient people can become overwhelmed when too much [...]
At its core, a loyalty conflict occurs when two parties expect a third party to side with them over the other because they either disagree or don't like each other. Vying for their child(ren)'s loyalty may be one of the most prevalent challenges for parents during a divorce. Considering [...]
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