Archive for May, 2014

The 5 Things All Great Husbands/Boyfriends Do

Filed in Living by on May 29, 2014 2 Comments
The 5 Things All Great Husbands/Boyfriends Do

While discharging patients today from the hospital as part of my volunteering duties, I met many interesting people, and was quite fortunate to meet one particular couple. They were likely both in their 60’s, and she had just finished getting a radiation treatment for cancer. As I wheeled her through the hospital, I was first […]

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The Two Simple Keys to Amazing Abs

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The Two Simple Keys to Amazing Abs

Most people would love to have a flat stomach and lean, muscular abs. For men, it accentuates the breadth of your shoulders and arms. For women, it makes you more curvy and sexy. And for both men and women, it is a symbol of youth, health, strength, and discipline. No wonder all of those ads […]

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Managing People is Difficult

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Managing People is Difficult

It isn’t easy being a manager. The human species can be very odd and quirky—and unpredictable! I always considered it somewhat of a privilege to be a manager. I was being entrusted with the livelihood and welfare of other people, which I deemed important. I thought a lot about, and always tried very hard, to […]

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How to Greatly Improve Your Relationships

Filed in Stress & Anxiety by on May 8, 2014 2 Comments
How to Greatly Improve Your Relationships

In this, my final post on negative and irrational thinking, I will relay three more types of cognitive distortions from Scott Burns’ seminal book, “The Feeling Good Handbook.” Since we have firmly established in previous posts that all of my followers are much too well-adjusted to succumb to any type of distorted thinking, I will […]

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A “Live” Experiment Testing My Book’s Theories

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A “Live” Experiment Testing My Book’s Theories

The question my wife and I are most often asked about my book, I’m a Type A—How the Heck Will I Ever Retire?,” is whether or not it has changed my behavior. In other words, do I practice what I preach? Elaine usually just rolls her eyes at this suggestion, and mutters something about it […]

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