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Applying UPSIDE leverage while avoiding DOWNSIDE leverage is a key to being more joyful. What do you mean? Upside leverage is anything that helps you enhance your joy while downside leverage robs you of joy! UPSIDE Leverage: As you are examining the activities in your life, think about if these activities are bringing you joy […]
You had a remarkably busy day. I’m sure you understand–food to buy and cook, laundry, people to call, money to earn, so on and so forth. So, when I saw a story on the news about someone who was going through something or I consider what I’ve seen people go through, I had to pause. […]
There are many reasons that you might hate your job, but no matter what they are, you’re not the first person to have gone through this. I woke up crying just knowing I would be sitting in a tiny, windowless closet working desperately to find documents for workers who often did not put them back. […]
The metaphor of the rat race as a way to talk about the nature of contemporary life is instructive. I wonder about its origin. And just what is a rat race? I picture a maze in some scientific laboratory with a dozen rodents scrambling in all directions, trying with great frustration to find their way […]
Some of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen have nothing to do with outward appearances. Flabby thighs that I have and the big nose that I’ve got…Beautiful. Sunset. An old couple holding hands. A child’s snaggle-toothed grin. I’ve seen three rainbows this summer. Being loved by the people around me Watching people change for […]