Life Happens, Good and Bad

On this road to Designing Your Ideal Life, always remember that life happens. Can your “Plan A” fail? Absolutely. Nothing is perfect, and I am reminded of those rough stones that make their way into a swift moving stream. Sometimes it takes the stream a long while to smooth down […]

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By |June 29th, 2015|Designing Life|0 Comments

Conquering the Green-Eyed Monsters – Ideal Life

“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock”
─ William Shakespeare, Othello

It was William Shakespeare who first described jealousy as the green-eyed monster, and then there is “envy.” Are they the same? No, but the come from the same source. I may be jealous of someone’s […]

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By |June 19th, 2015|Life Balance|0 Comments

If Not Now, then When?

There is a dance that many people dance; it is the Dance of Procrastination. It has been said that Procrastination is the “Stealer of Dreams,” and that is a very apt description. We often procrastinate because we have a fear of tackling an unpleasant task, or several unpleasant tasks. We […]

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By |June 12th, 2015|Designing Life|0 Comments

Spontaneity is Not Always a Good Thing

Spontaneity can be a good thing with co-workers at Karaoke night, and I am sure it is a highly desirable trait for standup comedians, but in a job search a scattered approach is not such a good thing.

I have counseled people who have been locked in miserable jobs who will […]

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By |June 3rd, 2015|Designing Life, Life Balance|0 Comments