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To Stop Procrastinating, Start By Understanding the Emotions Involved

If you’ve ever found yourself procrastinating, welcome to the club! Most of us experience procrastination at one time or another. In fact, about 95% of people admit to putting off work, according to Piers Steel, author of The Procrastination Equation. While we often beat ourselves up for just “being lazy,” there are some real emotions

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The Power Of Walking Away: 3 Signs It’s Time To Go And How To Bow Out Gracefully

The other day I saw something on Facebook that really got under my skin. An author I follow and read posted something about people with hearing difficulties, basically blaming them for their own situation.  This hit me hard because I have significant hearing loss, and despite having hearing aids still struggle to hear at times.

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10 Things That Will Happen (almost instantly) When You Stop Caring What Other People Think

When I was 13 years old, I thought about ending my own life. At that age, many of my friends were starting to date boys. I quickly realized that I didn’t want to date boys; I was gay. Because being gay in the early 80s wasn’t as accepted as it is now, I couldn’t think

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