Category Archives: Success in Life

It’s official: multitasking will muddle your brain

Here’s some more on the multitasking front, proving that once again, I’m right. (When will you people LEARN?) This new article talks about tests someone did on students who multitask the most and those who multitask the least. In every … Continue reading

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Kismet

[kiz-met], noun – fate; destiny. Source: dictionary.com I have thought about writing as a career choice off and on for years. I’ve dabbled a bit here and there and even got published once or twice. But I have never taken … Continue reading

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Pay attention: multitasking is highly overrated

I used to have a young, upwardly-mobile coworker who took great pride in her “multitasking” abilities. She would type while she was talking on the phone, at the same time keeping an eye on her instant messaging and what was … Continue reading

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Six rules for Internet dating

I was talking to someone the other day about Internet relationships and how “safe” they are – or not. I think people were surprised to know that I have had a few such relationships that began online, the last of … Continue reading

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Achievement

To have lived well, Laughed often and loved much; To have gained the respect Of intelligent men And the love of children; To have filled a niche And accomplished a task; To have left the world better – Whether by … Continue reading

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Sir Richard’s thoughts on success

Sometimes you just can’t think of something to write, right?  So I dug up an old post from last year.  Enjoy! Originally posted March 2007: Sir Richard Branson is someone I admire for his daringness, adventurousness and smarts. I devoured … Continue reading

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Light Up The World

A couple of days after writing the previous post I was walking through Bankers Hall on my lunch break when I came across a little booth. On the table I saw a small solar panel attached to what looked like … Continue reading

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Summiting Jumping Pound Mountain

The surprise birthday party would have made my weekend complete in itself. However, the next day I decided to join Holly and Isaac (#2 and #4 offspring) hiking in Kananaskis. It was a stunningly beautiful fall day and I figured … Continue reading

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The family community

When I think of all my family members – those who know me best and love me anyway – my spirit is warmed. In this day and age, when our sprawling cities and transient population have created an anonymous society, … Continue reading

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Home to Scotland, home from Scotland

I’ve been away for a few weeks; only now getting back in the saddle. We went to Scotland, where we did some castle searching (and finding) and graveyard tromping. Tom wanted to go home to the place of his nativity … Continue reading

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