You Lost Your Job Not Your Identity

Remember this instead: never let someone’s inability to see your value determine your self-worth.

Bad bosses are bad for your health

We are all familiar with the phrase ‘a happy wife means a happy life’ and science has shown that statement to be true. Numerous studies...

Sleep Deprived Society

Ever notice that every afternoon, you get a case of the sleepies? It’s that time of day when you find yourself nodding off or longing...

5 foods to boost brain power

Want to know how to improve your brain power? Yes, you can do Sudoku and go for a jog, because both are great for reducing the effects of...

Keep long-term future in mind

Holy smokes. Another year gone and tomorrow starts a new one. Before you decide on your resolutions that will make you happier, healthier...

The art of thank you cards

Every year at this time, I find myself thinking about my grandmother who passed away several years ago. She was my confidant and ...

Everyone needs a cheerleader

I have a cheerleader. His name is Dickey and every week after my column hits the press, Dickey sends me a short note complimenting or ...

Which wolf will you feed?

My heart hurts this year. The seemingly endless accounts of violence and cruelty toward each other has left this country numb. And this...

Don't let fear lead your decisions

Tuesday is a big day. Midterm elections are happening all over the country and we the people have some big decisions to make. Whether ...

Travel a lot for work?

For those of us who travel for our jobs, it is not an unknown fact that we seem to struggle with our health more than our office-based ...

Learn your team's Love Language

Eleven years ago this week, I was hired into my first big job in corporate America. The man who hired me was Ricky Johnson, a kind, ...

Careful who you call an expert

Several years back, I was at work, sitting in a conference room waiting for a meeting to start. At precisely 2 p.m. the director walked ...

To Cuss or not to Cus

Ever been in a meeting, bored out of your mind, only to suddenly hear someone at the table drop an F-bomb or use some other colorful...

Free the mind with a dust cloth

Does life have you stressed out? If so, go start cleaning your house. It might sound crazy, but research from Florida State University ...

Great Teams: More Positivity, Less Contempt

Teams. We are all on them, part of them, even married into them. It’s how we get most things done in life. But sadly, we are rarely...

See the Doc or Ride it Out?

Summer is approaching, which means it’s a great time to work in your yard, get in shape and inevitably, throw your back out. Every year,...

How to have "the Talk" with Your Boss

It’s common to feel frustrated with a boss who behaves badly. You dream of telling him where to go, but chances are, it won’t do much and...

Tell Your Boss Where to GO

It’s the dream we all dream. No, it’s not your wedding day or that tropical beach vacation. It’s the simple, gratifying thought we all...

Rejuvenate

If you’re like me, on Jan. 1, you resolved to lose weight. Now, four months into the year, the scale isn’t budging (or you even gained a...

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