Monthly Archives: August 2008

What’s Your Favorite Fortune?

Ankur. Creative Commons license. For a long time my favorite fortune was You have a great capacity for learning from your errors. You will learn a great deal today. When I first read that I thought, “Oh, Oh! That doesn’t … Continue reading

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Can You Take Yourself This Lightly?

With permission from the Royal Norwegian Consulate General.   This picture shows the current Nils Olav, mascot and honorary member of the Norwegian King’s Guard, making an inspection in 2005. He has just been promoted to Colonel in Chief, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid of Detours

Old Shoe Woman. Creative Commons license.   Last week we talked about Life As a Shared Adventure: Life doesn’t always go smoothly, and it’s a lot more fun when we think of it as an adventure rather than complaining because … Continue reading

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Life As a Shared Adventure

watsoninelgin. Creative Commons license.   As I wrote in What I Learned From Being Downsized, I started studying stress management when my husband and I were both threatened with downsizing years ago. It was scary, but also one of the … Continue reading

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Commitment and Practice

4-6. Creative Commons license. I wish I could retain By some Herculean feat, As much of what I read As I do of what I eat. —Anonymous Robert Henru’s recent post reminded me of the above lines. Robert wrote how … Continue reading

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