Not Enough Hours In the Day?

“I attribute my success to this:—I never gave or took an excuse.” ― Florence Nightingale “Why didn’t you get the oil changed?” The question immediately causes a sense of panic, feeling ashamed that you didn’t do what you should have done. You respond, “The line was too long at the oil-change business,” or “I wasn’t […]

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Et tu, Brute’?

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Peter Brady was trying out for the role of George Washington in the school play (Yes, I remember the episode). When he was awarded the role of Benedict Arnold, his peers turned on him […]

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The Electric Fence

“When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated. This is why we sometimes attack who they are, which is far more hurtful than addressing a behavior or a choice.” ― Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection Of course, he would work late. His boss forgot that the project […]

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On a scale of 0 – 10…It’s just not all about you

“One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.” ― Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness It’s going to be “the best ever!” — the best birthday, best Christmas, best dinner, best party, and you are likely to have the best nervous breakdown trying while you’re […]

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