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How To Make a Job You Hate Bearable

How To Make a Job You Hate Bearable

Notice, I did not promise much, just to make a job you hate bearable. Expecting too much makes life unbearable.

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Nothing erodes contentment as fast as false expectations. With today’s job market, nothing seems to hold out greater expectations than getting that degree. What to do?

Three Emotional Fitness Tips

Tip one:  Hold fast to the reality that a job is a…

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How to Make Super Nice - Sharing Secondhand Praise

How to Make Super Nice – Sharing Secondhand Praise

Face to  face compliments are easily discounted, particularly those from parents or to bosses. Passing on another’s  praise is not so easily brushed aside.

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EMOTIONAL FITNESS THOUGHTS

All parents should read this post. Why? Well, I knew my youngest was entering the teen years although he was only eleven. How?  I praised him and he groaned.

Then he said: “You’re just my Mom.”

Ouch, but some  good…

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Three Ways to Shrug Off Nastiness

Three Ways to Shrug Off Nastiness

Nasty can be in your face mean, or come dressed in the armor of sarcasm or the finery of the double-edged false compliment. You need protection. Read more. Oh Joy, you adopted anohter cat," said by dog. emotional fitness thoughts

Efforts to be protective of people’s feelings and to end the in your face mean stuff was the good motive behind the political correctness movement. The hope was to prevent conflict by asking others to watch their…

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Three Ways to End Hurtful Discussions

Three Ways to End Hurtful Discussions

Another’s stupidity or angry ranting always pushes you to raise your voice and fight back; but fighting angry yelling by yelling back never works. Never.

The louder one yells, the less one is heard, the more anger grows.

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Emotional fitness thoughts and tips

We are told to “Let it all out.”  Not good unless done the way Aristotle suggests in his famous quote: “Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry…

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SAFE DRINKING RULES

Come the weekend, and many will be lifting their glasses high, getting high. Fact: I love vodka straight  on the rocks; I suspect a Russian gene crept into my DNA.

Lattee addiction. Having confessed my love of vodka on the rocks, don’t think I am an alcoholic. Nor am I addicted to latte’s.  I confess to being a social media addict, nothing more.  We all have addictions, some more harmful than others. This post is…

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WORK HARD AND LAUGH OFTEN

WORK HARD AND LAUGH OFTEN

But not at your boss. Post with laughs about people living in a world of their own.  Particularly bad to do at a job.   First a cartoon by jokideo.com

Slower drivers are idiots and faster driver asr naniacs.

Now for a joke on the same topic of living in your own world that makes me laugh a bit every time I read it. Not about work, but maybe the people who got angry were  afraid they will not get to work on time.

Definitely about what matters, and that…

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TUNNEL VISION DESTROYS RELATIONSHIPS

TUNNEL VISION DESTROYS RELATIONSHIPS

In a tunnel? Walk toward the light, but hope and do your version of prayer that the light is not a locomotive heading your way. Hope: good. Reality best.

Things change love means seeing beyond the changes that you do not like.

Emotional Fitness Thoughts

Tunnel vision in a relationship refers to the tendency to focus on what is bad rather than the good or hoping and working to make the bad better.

First, there is the decay of lust love. That first spark from who know…

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NERVOUS LAUGHTER AND MORE

NERVOUS LAUGHTER AND MORE

Nervous laughter?  Not about you. Nor  is my Snorting Laugh when the idiocy of life or some people gets to me.  Rarely is it meant personally.Kids laughing nervously

Emotional Fitness Thoughts and Tip

Both my snorting laugh and nervous laugher  create the illusion someone is laughing at you. Way too personal and commits the twisted thinking flaw known as “The Curse of Personal Knowledge.”  That curse means you are not…

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ADMIRATION BRINGS PEACE

Strengthen your health and well-being by stretching and wondering. Here’s how:

Think of all around you, above, you within you - know awe.

Here’s how to Be With Beauty:

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STAY STRONG

No matter how busy you are, you need time outs to refresh and renew. The two exercises are quick ways to refuel. However, you and those you love need more than quick breaks throughout you day.

When God commanded the Jews to observe the Shabbat, the purpose was to force quiet…

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NORMAL? WHO ME? YES AND NO

NORMAL? WHO ME? YES AND NO

I hame and talk to inanimate articles.  I talk to God.  I write nonsense.  I don’t always make sense when I talk.  I have planned  how to kill myself.

Normal is mostly a setting on a washring machine or dryer.

Normal is mostly a setting on a washing machine or dryer.

I have other not normal ways.  Depending on how I talk to a shrink, I  any number of DSM labels could be pasted on my forehead.  In case you wonder about those initials, they stand for the T…

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