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Hitting a bull’s eye

If you’ve been putting off implementing your New Year’s resolutions, know that you’re not alone. Studies estimate that 20% of adults are chronic procrastinators. But rather than beating yourself up over your lack of progress – as you’ve probably done in the past – why not get past your inertia and try something new this year to get you going? All that self-blame didn’t really get you anywhere before, it just made you feel even worse. And the more negative your emotions, the less likely that you’ll actually overcome obstacles … Continue reading

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We had an interesting interview with Carol Tavris, Ph.D. yesterday as she talked about how her book, “Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me: Why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts)” relates to Sandwiched Boomers. She has given each of us a lot to think about as we deal with our own family-in-flux. Carol’s take on how to move past the “I’m right and you’re wrong” scenario resonated with several of our readers. Their comments about how to turn an argument into a real discussion are worth … Continue reading

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