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Sometimes Good Enough is Good Enough

Although I believe that we should strive for excellence, that we should do our best, sometimes we can’t.  Often, we don’t have the time to do everything that we need to do as well as we could or as well as we would like.  We must prioritize how we will spend a limited resource—time. When …

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Life Happens, but…

A friend and I were discussing how difficult it can be to accomplish things because “life happens.”  I have been thinking quite a bit about that conversation and I have decided that “life happens” isn’t an excuse. Yes, things happen.  Usually, though, we can manage this either through better planning or through making better choices. …

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Accumulation of Consequences of Choices

We are where we are in life because of the choices we have made.  All our choices have consequences.  It is not just a matter of each choice having a consequence (or consequences), however.  Our choices, and the consequences, accumulate and can have a domino effect. For example, choosing to eat a piece of dessert …

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Ask for What You Want

Sometimes we don’t ask for what we want or need.  We somehow expect others to intuitively know.  That doesn’t happen.  Telepathy or mind-reading only exists in science fiction and fantasy. I’m rather embarrassed to admit this, but recently I was irritated with my husband.  It seemed that he was doing much more than normal to …

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Did You Do Better?

When we tell ourselves that we did something well, that’s positive.  Maybe we did well in an interview, in a discussion, or in confronting an employer, employee, or customer.  Maybe we did well in something that benefits our health, such as exercising.  Maybe we handled a difficult situation with a friend or family member with …

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