Forget Valentines Day – Throw love at people everyday!

Bill's tip for February: Buying Love I visited the supermarket this morning - the aisles already adorned with pink-frosted cupcakes and floating heart-shaped balloons. I thought to myself: Don't they know today's displays will be spoiled and deflated by the...

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Getting the most out of forwarded emails

Bill's September Tip: Electronic Parenting My mom sends me many, many "please forward" emails: Those touching stories (verified or not) written to make the reader emotionally well up with joy, pride or whimsy... Busy with life, these emails often sit awhile...

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How to ask for help

Bill's December Tip: Catching Fire News flash: When in danger, don't shout "Help!" shout, "Fire!" I recently read people are more likely to come to your aid if flames are possible: Fires tend to spread, effecting surrounding property -and must be...

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Enjoying where you’re at

Bill's November Tip: Enjoy the season you're in. Having grown from tender sprig through maturity, autumn's vibrant foliage now flies free from once nourishing branches. Blanketing the landscape, it seems these leaves are finally at rest - and yet, their mission...

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Stop looking down the road – Your “okay-ness” is right here, right now

Bill's tip for January: Help Yourself by Not Changing "Self-Help" is a billion dollar a year industry. Search Amazon.com and you will find thousands of titles on how to better yourself through change. Most have a common philosophy: Do this...

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Bust through your boundaries with more purpose and less proving

Bill's Tip for March: Moving Boxes Picture two mythical towns, whose inhabitants think very differently: The good people of Box-ville answer mobile email while attending their daughters' dance recitals. Running-around doesn't require yards and dogs but, rather, cars and "to do"...

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How to deal with unproductive thoughts

The Problem with Living Inside-out Whether pulling up to a dormitory for the first time, turning the key on a shared apartment in a new city, or posting a spare room on Craigslist - most of us have entered into...

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The best gift to give yourself and others is presence

The best gift to give yourself and others is presence The Present of Presence 'Tis the season for good cheer. We hustle and bustle, often going that extra mile to illustrate how much we care. Yet one of the most easily...

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