Category Archives: Be Less You To Be More You

New Year’s Resolution: Be Resolute

Wouldn’t it be great if we made a New Day’s Resolution instead of a New Year’s Resolution? That way we would only have to try for the next day ahead of us. Actually, only the next 15 or so hours … Continue reading

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On Pomegranates and Procrastination

Did you ever see pomegranates hanging on a tree? They are nature’s Christmas baubles! Jonny and I bicycled into a pomegranate orchard yesterday. At first I wasn’t going to bring a camera. And I wasn’t even going to go…I thought, … Continue reading

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Tool for Tuesday: Admit it. Sometimes You’re a Bitch.

When are you a bitch? And men, you can join right in. When you admit that sometimes you can be a bitch, that you’re not always a saint, that you don’t always act like Mother Theresa, that even Mother Theresa … Continue reading

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Sometimes Being Called Selfish Is A Compliment

If you grew up thinking you always had to take care of everyone else, and you’re finally, finally, finally, trying to take care of yourself, and the very first time you say no because you don’t want to put someone … Continue reading

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Isaac Newton: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction

Isaac Newton published one of the most important books in the history of science today in 1687, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, or “Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy.” What did Newton have to teach us about personal relationships? Simply, relatively speaking. … Continue reading

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Take the Quiz: Are You An Under-Doer Or an Over-Doer?

Take the quiz to find out if you’re an under-doer or an over-doer. When you’re feeling insecure, do you shop too much to feel better? Or do you deprive yourself of basic things? When you’re upset, do you eat too … Continue reading

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Are You An Eagle — Or A Spider?

Moving from yesterday’s domestic spiel, “To Make or Not to Make…Your Bed” today’s post moves into the wild animal kingdom for some answers on how to live your best chapter. What are you – a spider or an eagle? Here’s … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Laugh At Yourself. But Really.

I often talk about how I’m learning to be more me by being less me. I’m trying to do things I wouldn’t normally do, stepping past the restricting idea I have of myself. See my post — I’m the kind of … Continue reading

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Tool for Tuesday: As Carl Bass Says, Don’t Swerve the Bus

On Sunday a friend sent me this link to an article in The New York Times about one of our friends from Cornell . During college, Carl – that’s his name, Carl Bass – could be seen walking around snowy, … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Always Start Cleaning From The Exact Same Corner

In keeping with the relatively new tradition (begun five minutes ago) of providing you with a Tool for Tuesday, here’s a simple, effective tool to help you make this your best chapter. It’s a little thing that is really a … Continue reading

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