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  1. Find your why

    By Tom Murcko

    The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you discover why you were born. Let today be your discovery day.

    Purpose pervades life, gives breath to life, like …

  2. Don’t worry about what others think of you

    By Tom Murcko

    Are you who people think you are? Or do you let them see only a persona carefully crafted for likeability? Do you tiptoe through life, saying and doing only what passes through your internal social acceptability filter?…

  3. Savor

    by Tom Murcko

    Did you savor today? Did you breathe it in, taste it, let it flow through you? Did you run your fingers over it, feel its shape, its contours, its texture? Or did it hurry by unexperienced?

    Most …

  4. Think Big

    Internal and external forces conspire to make us think small. Fear of failure. Fear of social disapproval. Lack of confidence, imagination, inspiration. A world filled with meandering, half-lived lives that shape our beliefs about what life can be. Colleagues, friends …

  5. 5 Sad Truths About Success and Happiness

    Even as medical science and quality of life continues to increase our life spans, it seems as though many of us are not really living the life we’re given.

    Too often we are caught in the “busy” trap, running, running, …

  6. Focus on process, not outcome

    It seems like the best way to reach a desired result would be to focus on that result, try to move toward it, and judge each attempt by how closely you approximate it. But actually that approach is far from …

  7. Be Present

    The mind is a noisy place. We often get lost in thoughts of a remembered past or an anticipated future. Whether reminiscing or regretting what has happened, or planning or worrying about what might happen, the past and the future …

  8. Former Senator Olympia Snowe was in Tucson

    It was a beautiful sunny afternoon to have lunch and discussion with Olympia Snowe, National Institute for Civil Discourse (NICD) Board Member and former Senator of Maine. We learned “For change to occur, our leaders must understand that there is …

  9. 12 Mental Benefits of Exercise

    Exercise will make you feel better!
    Exercising releases endorphins, make you feel happy and positive about yourself. Don’t we all want that?
    Overall Mood Booster!
    Exercising regularly will release tension. This translates into solved problems with depressions and stress.

  10. Smash Your Inner Overspender

    THERE’S A GENE variant associated with good financial decisions – but only about a quarter of us have it, according to a report from the Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business. If you’re not among the lucky ones, here …

  11. Simplify Your Inbox

    THE AVERAGE employee spends 28 percent of her time managing email, according to a 2012 McKinsey Global Institute report. Keep your inbox from overflowing into your life:

    CHECK EMAIL FIVE TIMES when you get to work, midmorning, at lunch, midafternoon …

  12. Does a Full Moon Affect Your Sleep?

    Scientists say we actually do sleep less when the moon is full.
    It can also take longer to fall asleep and slumber is lighter at the height of the lunar cycle.
    But rather than being due to the glow or …

  13. Dr. Carmona’s Answers to Questions

    Q:  What does Dr. Carmona advise for individuals who live a lifestyle he recommends and who do not use the ‘sick’ care system for their health care needs but will now be forced into health insurance options that are not …

  14. Are You Considering Changing Careers?

    Here are some mistakes you should avoid:

    Everyone makes mistakes, but according to Forbes Magazine in its’ April 2012 article entitled 5 Career Changing Mistakes, it makes sense to take care when changing careers. It pays to be honest about …