Monthly Archives: October 2014

Happiness and meaningfulness

I found this article fascinating. It’s based on work by Viktor Frankl, a psychiatrist, during his time in a Nazi concentration camp. He worked with suicidal people and came to a deeper understanding of why some people survived the horrific … Continue reading

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Ten tips on dealing with difficult people

Okay, I’m not an expert at this. But for Chapter 10 of Warm Cup of Wisdom, I interviewed some people who are better at it than I am.  Here are the top 10 tips I culled from their insights. Realize: … Continue reading

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What are the secrets to a lasting marriage?

Here are some insights, straight from the mouths of women who have made marriages last—and a few who haven’t but wish they had: Don’t start talking about a serious thing either right before dinnertime or right before bed. That’s the … Continue reading

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Book launch: Warm Cup of Wisdom

I’m always nervous before speaking at a bookstore event. Will anyone show up? Will listeners be interested? Will many people want to buy the book? I’ve had mostly good experiences so far, but you never know. Fortunately, lots of people … Continue reading

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Insights on wisdom from Arianna Huffington

“Wisdom” is one of four keys to redefining success in Arianna Huffington’s new book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder. (March 2014) She assumes we are all busy pursuing the … Continue reading

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