As far as the pictures we develop of what a “good life” means, one considers themselves lucky if one can simply get a good education, get married for life, buy a home, raise happy healthy kids, keep a good job, save money, and then retire happily with some vacations, taking care of the grandkids, and …
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What’s your automatic reaction when things don’t quite turn out the way you expected but instead turn nerve-wracking? Not fun, right? There’s a way to respond, though, that helps make it better instead of worse. Things like these happen, at least once, to most people. How do you handle such situations?
Three years ago today, on a perfect October afternoon, surrounded by people we love, Tom and I said “I do” to each other and the promise of a wonderful life together. It just keeps getting better! Here’s how we make sure of it.
Why I picked up this book: I was curious: what is it like to be a 50-ish journalist working in a culture run by young tecchies? This had to be good. It was. What it’s about: Dan Lyons wrote for Newsweek for twenty-five years, and upon being fired, went to work for Hubspot, a start-up located in …
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Something strange happened to me last weekend. A young girl yelled a profanity at me at LSU. I was so close to unleashing my automatic response to the situation. But luckily, some part of me stayed aware – watch below for the full story.