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Excuses, excuses: The problem with “It is what it is” and “That’s just how I am”

Life is hard, right? There’s so much happening that our to-do lists never seem to end. Scratch one item, add another. We also have countless choices in what to be. Long gone are the days when you found a job and retired from it 30+ years later. All of it can overwhelm us into a… Continue reading Excuses, excuses: The problem with “It is what it is” and “That’s just how I am”

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The Insomniac Club: For the few, the proud, the sleepy

It’s 2:00 a.m. and I’m still awake. I’m so tired that I can’t stop yawning, and with each yawn, tears form—yet, sleep won’t come. The digital alarm clock teases me, its glow saying, “If you fall asleep now you’ll get four hours of sleep.” I try again and after tossing and turning for 30 minutes I… Continue reading The Insomniac Club: For the few, the proud, the sleepy