Tag Archives: Work

What I Did When I Hated My Job

It is my hope that my posts on work and play inspire others to do what it takes to experience greater peace, lasting joy, and greater passion in their lives. When I felt unhappy with my job or work situation I … Continue reading

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Work and Play

I wanted to clarify my comments about work and play I made earlier as it appears I may have been unclear. For me, work is mostly play, and play is nearly all play. I define work as something I would need … Continue reading

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What Works For Me

A reader recently wrote that said she struggled with the “work/live” balance and asked me to let her know if I ever solved it. Many face the same challenge. I have for most of my life. Here is my reply to … Continue reading

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Who Would Do Something Silly Like That?

This experience may have been the most embarrassing of my life–-and considering how many such moments I’ve had, that is really saying something! Many years ago I’d volunteered to take a car load of stuff that my employer needed for … Continue reading

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Home Maintenance

Our lawns need mowing A cobweb’s growing A gate is sagging Repairs are lagging Shelves are dusty A latch is rusty A faucet leaks Our hall floor creaks Laundry’s piled on the floor A broken knob is on a door … Continue reading

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A Bright and Happy Place

Let your intentions be good – embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds – and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve. – Grenville Kleiser Source: … Continue reading

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The Most Selfish Thing I’ve Ever Done

The Thanksgiving holiday period is now over. For some dear people in my life, they weren’t wonderful times. For many, the holidays are cold, dark, and lonely. One friend mentioned the challenge of trying to forgive someone who’d hurt them … Continue reading

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