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COVID TIPS: support your immune system

“Your food is information sending signals that turn your immune  function on and off.” -  Dr. Nalini Chilkov NUTRITION Even if you consider yourself in good health, you’re probably still feeling some level of anxiety about your ability to fight off COVID-19, and if...

COVID TIPS: Transformation out of Crisis

Transformation grows out of crisis. Things are changing right now. How do you want them to change? Midway through my life I flew to Rome to live for a year. Forty thousand feet over the Atlantic the question came to me: “Who do I want to be?” No one in Rome knew me. I...

4 Phrases for Cleaning up Conflict

There is a bucket of cleaning supplies beneath my sink. Anti-bacterial floor cleansers, window spray and furniture polish. Stain removers and scouring pads and lacquer thinner that will remove indelible marker but may also dissolve whatever is beneath. I want to...

4 Phrases for Cleaning up Conflict

There is a bucket of cleaning supplies beneath my sink. Anti-bacterial floor cleansers, window spray and furniture polish. Stain removers and scouring pads and lacquer thinner that will remove indelible marker but may also dissolve whatever is beneath. I want to...

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Listening at Work

My first vehicle developed a knock in the engine and I didn’t know what was causing it. But my grandpa was visiting. “Start it up,” Grandpa said. I did, and then opened the hood and stood in front of my old truck. “Always stand to the side,” Grandpa said. “Then if...

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Something To Be Said For Skill

Guido Sgarbossa was my first real boss. Before him I had clipped the tops off onions for eight cents a box, been a flunky for a heating and air conditioning company for four dollars a day and been fired for terminal boredom as a groundskeeper at an old folks home. In...

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Unmet Expectations

“Well,” said Grampa, “now I’ve ridden a roller coaster twice, the first time and the last time.” I did not like roller coasters. At the PNE in 1969 I watched my little sister ride up the giant wooden trestles and plummet over the first peak with our grandfather beside...

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That Will Take (More Than) Time

“That will take time,” a client said. He wanted to change his approach to life and work, and was aware it would be difficult. “I don’t change quickly,” he said. “It’s going to take time.” “What will you do over time to make the change you want?” I asked. Time is not...

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What Creates Clarity?

Clarity empowers progress. So how can one create clarity? Looking ahead creates clarity. We know intuitively and almost immediately if something is life-giving or life-taking, and when something consumes rather than creating energy it’s clear that we can’t continue...

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Clear Your Mind

I carry a ceramic filter with me when I backpack, it lets clean water through and keeps impurities out. It even removes unseen parasites, bacteria and viruses for a clear drink of water. I once had to draw from a stagnant pool, but my rule of thumb is to start with...

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