Posts Tagged ‘health’

Should You Stay or Should You Go? Deciding Whether to Stay in Your Current Job

September 12th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Many people experience dissatisfaction with their job or career at times. There can be ups and downs related to your current boss, your current work group, company changes, or even your own current state of mind. How do you know when you’ve reached critical mass? When is it time to seriously look at a significant…

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Trees Need Both Sunshine and Rain – and So Do I

May 21st, 2012 by Laura Longley

As I was walking in the rain this morning, I felt thankful that the rain had returned to nurture the trees and plants after more than a week of sunshine. It occurred to me that as humans, we need both sunshine and rain in our lives, too. Many of us prefer the sunny times. When…

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Learning to be Angry in a Healthy Way

March 29th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Recently I’ve been getting input from several different sources that I have a lot of unexpressed anger.  Believe me, I do get angry, but it’s usually in the form of irritation or impatience.  I’m angry about a stupid choice someone else makes while driving.  I’m irritated that my son didn’t put his dishes in the…

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I Am Not My Body

March 26th, 2012 by Laura Longley

For years – most of my life – I have struggled with body image issues.  I have a mother who, at the age of 83, is still dieting.  As a child my best friend was put on a diet at the age of 11.  As a child I was what you would call sturdy.  I…

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