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Judge much? I know I do...

Let’s be honest. We all judge. I know I do… more than I'd like to admit.

Like when I'm driving on the freeway, keeping with the flow of traffic - maybe 5-10 mph over the speed limit - and some kid...

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Frustrated? Judgy? All up in a tizzy? Here's how to zap it...

We all know that feeling...

We’re frustrated. Grumpy. We got up on the wrong side of the bed, or the day just isn’t going as smoothly as we’d planned.

We’re feeling stuck in a whirlpool of...

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Do they really deserve my compassion?

Recently, I advised someone (let's call this person Mary) to consider offering a bit of emotional support to someone very close to her (we'll say Julie), who happens to be going through a particularly difficult time.

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"Sleepy Girl, Sleepy Girl, why don't you go to sleep?"

For much of my life, I thought I was one of those people who just required extra sleep.

I remember struggling to get out of bed for school most mornings. Forever etched in my memory is the visual (and sound) of my mom...

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Our playdate with the ducks...

I picked up my son Nick from the ASU Polytechnic campus, where the university's bus would bring him back from Tempe's main campus (pre-COVID-19).

It was his early day to start and finish classes, so we decided to take...

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Chasing a lie, and a few other life lessons...

It was the mid 80s.

I was sitting in a trailer at Mesa Community College, about to take the final exam for my human resource management class.

This was one of my favorite classes. 

I loved when the coursework...

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A new paradigm for a better life...

As human beings, we tend to hide what we consider personal weakness. Let's face it. Society's taught us to do this from such a young age.

  • Don’t cry. Don’t be afraid. Be strong! 
  • That's weird. You're...
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