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Posted on December 15, 2011 at 4:34am — 2 Comments

Eureka! I found a great way to manage anger/temper/rage!

Hi Everyone --


I have posted some information I have found really useful on my blog


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Posted on May 19, 2011 at 5:51am

This is a good day

I divided my weekend between doing this-n-that and moving at my own pace on Saturday, and working on Sunday. All day Sunday, I spent catching up on work that I had fallen behind on -- figuring out better ways of doing things, and just digging into what I've got going on.

I have a very busy job that tends to get the better of me. And I got tired of being behind on so many things. So, I took the day and caught up.

Now I'm ready to start the week with a cleaner slate than I had on…


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