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There’s No Right Track

I was talking to a mentor of mine a few weeks ago and I asked him, "Do you think I'm on the right track?" He said to me, "Mike, the issue isn’t whether or not you're on the 'right' track; it's that yo…

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Do You Suffer in Silence?

Emotional boundaries are passed on from one generation to the next. Therapists can spend years with some patients before they will open up. Respect your defenses even while working to dissolve them.…

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What If You’re Not In Control?

I have always tended to be a bit of a control freak. I’m not sure whether medical training turns doctors into control freaks, or whether control freaks are drawn to medicine. But it never felt like th…

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5 Steps to Creating a Meaningful Female Friendship

When it comes to romance, we know that there is a lot of ground between being interested in someone and getting married to him or her.  We have terms like “going on a date” which we know is different …

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Can You Let Go Of Control?

By: Mike Robbins I had a simple, but profound experience in the swimming pool not that long ago – I floated on my back for the first time in my life.  I do know how to swim and enjoy being in the w…

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Are You Living with Trust and Love?

The force of love is actually real. In modern life we have grown used to randomness, to the notion that life is precarious and threatened at every turn. But the history of life shows that it has sur…

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5 Ways to Rebuild Trust After It’s Broken

"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you." — Friedrich Nietzsche Laurie and Frank were high school sweethearts. They married young because Laurie became pre…

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Some Beautiful Thoughts on Trust

Some days ago, I had a shock. A person I had trusted and ardently admired for almost two decades did something that caused me loss of face and hurt my budding business. For a whole day, I could not…

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Do You Snoop Through Your Partner’s Phone?

My personal opinion on snooping through your partner's phone or email: if you're snooping, there's something wrong… even if you don't find anything incriminating. But it looks like plenty of people di…

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The Simple Secret To Making The Right Decision Every Time

Should I stay or should I go? Should I leave my job or even change careers? Should I take the leap and ask her? Should I get the treatment? Should I sell the house and downsize? Should …

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