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Well Being Wednesday Number 16

by Laurie Erdman on April 16, 2014

You create your world, whether intentionally or not. When we become intentional you will create the world you want.

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9 Signs You’re A Workaholic

by Laurie Erdman on April 14, 2014

burntoutbuddy 300x300 9 Signs You’re A WorkaholicThe story is familiar. Successful professional, mother of 2, dedicated to her work, building a career, juggling life’s responsibilities with seeming ease, contribution to the community, changing the world with her work, collapses in the office. The doctors struggle to find the cause but eventually rule it extreme fatigue.

You read this story and feel for the kids. The day before, you would envy her success. Today, you might even judge her for working too hard and not being there for her kids more. How could she make such choices?

You also cringe because you see her story in yours. You also are driven. You sleep with our smartphone nearby. You’re on call 24/7 because the client/customer/boss might need you.

You know this is a crazy way to live. Yet, you can’t stop yourself.

Sound familiar?

The evidence is mounting that our overworked cultural norm is not serving us. It is making us sicker, unhappier, less productive and disconnected according to Arianna Huffington in her latest book Thrive. As a nation we have lost our way.

But what about you? Statistics and “epidemics” have a way of selling books and having us see the problem in our friends. But what about you?

Maybe you’re functioning just fine. Sure, you could use more sleep, exercise and a day off. But are you really part of the problem?

The question I have for you today is are you a workaholic?

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Your language is a reflection of how you see yourself. (Freedom Friday)

April 11, 2014

Personal musings on igniting your life from the inside out and the top down. In the beginning there was the word. The word distinguishes us from other animals. It allows us not only to communicate danger (animals are able to do this too), but language allows us to communicate our deepest desires. It allows us […]

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Well Being Wednesday Number 15

April 9, 2014

There is something hidden and dormant that lies unexpressed. Release it.

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Declutter and Simplify Your Financial Life to Find More Energy

April 7, 2014

Guest Post by Beth Marshall Editor’s Note: Spring is here. Yay. That also means its tax season. Boo. Sometimes it can feel that being financially energized is a matter of luck. Financial energy and authenticity, it turns out, has nothing to do with luck. Beth Marshall is back this week, with some strategies on how […]

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