Archive for August, 2014

Someone You Should Know

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Someone You Should Know

I am going to begin an occasional series of posts on people I greatly admire. I hope you find these unique people as interesting and inspiring as I do. The first subject in this series is my father-in-law, Gar Ward. At first glance, he would seem quite the unlikely match with me. He didn’t go […]

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The Feeling Wheel

Filed in Stress & Anxiety by on August 26, 2014 9 Comments
The Feeling Wheel

How to Use “The Feeling Wheel” In my book I’m a Type A—How the Heck Will I Ever Retire? I stress the importance of Type As being aware of their feelings and emotions as a way to better being able to relax. It is often unaddressed feeling and emotions that make it difficult for Type […]

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I Am So Stressed With This New Assignment!

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I Am So Stressed With This New Assignment!

I have often talked about how Type A’s crave control and how their minds are always racing with ideas, analyzing, planning, etc. At no time is this more the case than when we take on a new project or position at work. When we take on a new assignment, this constant worry and mental consternation […]

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The One Type of Investment You Must Avoid

Filed in Money by on August 14, 2014 4 Comments
The One Type of Investment You Must Avoid

One major reason why people fear investing is that financial institutions have created so many different types of investment products that it is nearly impossible to choose among them. This is somewhat just the nature of a market economy, whereby every possible “flavor” of a product is offered for sale by companies to consumers. Unfortunately, […]

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The 5 Things Awful Husbands/Boyfriends Do

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The 5 Things Awful Husbands/Boyfriends Do

I recently wrote a post titled “The 5 Things All Great Husbands/Boyfriends Do,” and it got me thinking, what do terrible husbands and boyfriends often do? I usually write positive articles, but I think this will be instructive, so here goes! Awful husbands/boyfriends tend to exhibit the following behaviors (if you are a man and […]

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