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Take a walk on the wild side

Reposted from 2015/07/22 If you are prone to excess brooding, getting out of your office and into a local park might be just the thing for you. In fact many lawyers have told me that they experience direct benefits from getting...

Taking the time for ourselves

Lately, I’ve been incredibly busy. Work, plus the process of selling our home/buying a new home, has left me little time to do much else. There’s a fine line between the kind of stress that makes us productive and focused...

Is a conflict grinding you down?

Einstein said: “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” When I wrote Hold On To Yourself – with co-author Judy Zehr, one concept we wanted to share was the...

Shine a light on your strengths

How well do we really know ourselves? How objective are we about our own strengths? Describing our positive attributes is very difficult for most of us, yet ask us about our weaknesses and we offer up a long list of our...

Life music lesson #5 make room for others

One of my earliest memories was going to a dress rehearsal for an opera my father was singing in. It was Gianni Schicchi by Puccini, a short little comic operetta. I was probably about 4 years old, but I remember being awestruck...

Feeling valued at work

I am working with one of the best teams in the world! This is a team that actually invests time in its own well-being. They meet regularly to share ideas and coordinate, which a lot of teams do. However, they also meet to be...

Right on time

If you are always early or on time, congratulations! For the rest of us? Being chronically late (even just a few minutes) is not fun. The best solution I’ve found for ending the stress, embarrassment, and aggravation of...