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Person to Person: How to set limits for yourself and others

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you find yourself saying yes to too many requests? Are you so stressed out you feel like you're juggling knives?

You know how this goes. If you try to give up a task, or postpone something, you feel like a dagger is going to flip up into the air and slam down into you. Your boss, your friends, or somebody will be let down.

Most of us have ...Read more

Person to Person: Finding work-life balance for the 'sandwich' generation

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Are you juggling the responsibilities of parenting teenagers, helping adult children and grandchildren, plus looking after your aging parents, too? If so, you've got a full plate.

Those of us who fall into this lifestyle are "sandwiched" between our kids and parents. It's a heavy load for many, and the stress can be overwhelming.

Thinking ...Read more

Person to Person: The truth about chronic liars and their fears

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you know someone who is addicted to lying? This person might twist the truth in so many directions that you wonder how he or she keeps up with the lies.

Most of us, too, would be ashamed of lying. We'd hate ourselves for being so crafty.

Yet chronic liars literally can't stop lying, and they learn to enjoy the game of manipulating others.

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Person to Person: Most families have deep, dark secrets

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you have a big secret that you guard, concerning one of your close relatives? Maybe someone in your family has a criminal record. Or, you might have someone who is having an affair or has children by a married person.

If so, you you're likely in very good company.

Most families do have stories hidden beneath the surface. The pressure arises...Read more

Person to Person: Workers who are treated well work out well

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

If you're an employer, you have a lot of power to improve the lives of your workers. Investing in the emotional and physical well-being of employees can affect families and communities for years to come.

When people are treated well at work, this has a major impact on them every single day. Even if your work arena is stressful, and employees ...Read more

Person to Person: Tips for turning anger into productive action

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Are you one of those people who gets extremely upset over small things? Do you dwell on negative situations way too much?

If so, you need to consider the cost of this lifestyle.

For example, you can spend hours a day thinking about someone who's cheating on you. Or you can spend years trying to get over a bad marriage or getting fired.

Having...Read more

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