Archive for December, 2016

Anderson’s Favorite Thing

Filed in Living by on December 29, 2016 0 Comments
Anderson’s Favorite Thing

  imprinting, def.: rapid learning that occurs during a brief receptive period, usually soon after birth or hatching, which establishes a lasting behavioral response to a specific individual or object In the first couple of weeks after we adopted Anderson, I noticed that when I would lie on the couch or a bed he loved […]

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The Fallacy of Perfectionism

Filed in Stress & Anxiety by on December 15, 2016 2 Comments
The Fallacy of Perfectionism

Like many Type A’s, I have struggled throughout my life with the burden of perfectionism. It is a difficult taskmaster, I can tell you that. I think it will be instructive to relay my evolving attitudes toward perfectionism over the four decades of my adult life. I have tried many different ways to adopt a […]

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If You Insist on Trading Stocks, Then Do It This Way

Filed in Money by on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
If You Insist on Trading Stocks, Then Do It This Way

In spite of my admonitions and those of most other finance experts, many people still insist on actively trading stocks in an attempt to beat the market. If you are one of these people, then I recommend you at least consider using the following principles in your active trading strategy so you have a higher […]

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What is the Central Focus of Your Existence?

Filed in Living by on December 1, 2016 1 Comment
What is the Central Focus of Your Existence?

I think everyone chooses, through their actions, what the primary focus of their life is. What do you most desire and seek, as you pass through your short time here on earth? Here is a continuum I’ve created to help you determine what it is you most value: Self-focused Power Authority, influence, praise, validation, status, […]

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