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What Would You Have Done Differently?
Susan Isaacs
By Susan Isaacs
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My friend Alicia and I used to meet for yoga a few times a week. We loved the strenuous workout, the relaxation… okay, mostly the strenuous workout. We were actresses in our forties and needed to stay fit. We were competitive, too, with the mindsets of our younger, more limber selves — a competition you can never win in yoga, by the way. It didn’t matter how often the teacher said, “Every body is different; don’t compare yourselves to others,” I’d still end up envying some chick who was doing a hand stand while the rest of us were in child’s pose.

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Get Rid of the Takers in Your Life
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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My friend Ben, who is an accomplished photographer, told me a long time ago he got rid of the takers in his life. I’ve done the same, and it’s improved my life and relationships for the better. This is a harsh thing to talk about, because most of us think we are supposed to love and be accessible to everybody. But here’s the truth, if you were accessible to everybody, all the time, you’d be spent.

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Is the Advice You’re Giving More Harmful Than Helpful?
John Richmond
By John Richmond
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Our culture habitually judges people by the skewed subjective standard of personal experience. This means that we generally show compassion when it makes sense to us, is convenient, or makes us feel better about ourselves. However, our personal perception does not define reality for other people.

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More Money Won’t Make You More Generous
By Pete Wilson
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Resist the Urge to Create Out of Anger
By Donald Miller
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The Only Religious Formula That Ever Helped Me
By Donald Miller
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Why You’re Terrible At Goodbyes
By Andrea Lucado
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You’re Not Giving Yourself Enough Credit
By Joshua Becker
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Another Tip for Good Writing
By Donald Miller
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Why You Settle For Less When You Know There’s Better
By Cadence Turpin
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The Problem With Black-And-White Thinking
By Donald Miller
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