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Mar
2019

The Compelling Case for Talking

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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An article in Psychology Today reported that women who "self-silence" during arguments with their spouses are four times more likely to die over a ten year period that their peers who express themselves. 

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Feb
2019

Beware of the Idiot Drivers

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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You know what I don't like? Bad drivers. Those crazy people who create a swath of mayhem and frustration everywhere they go.  And wouldn't you know, I was the victim of one this morning on my way to Church. (And I know, I know. Motivational speakers are NO ONE'S victims.) 

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Jan
2019

The Case for Kindness

By Linda Larsen - Friday, January 25, 2019
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As a motivational speaker focusing on communication, my early work was with trial lawyers. I helped them communicate more effectively in the high stakes environment of the courtroom. So when I saw a report on a recent trial, it made me stop and think. 

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Jan
2019

The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth

By Linda Larsen - Friday, January 18, 2019
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I believe that most people are truthful, most of the time. I assume, as I am sure you do, that when someone tells you something, you can trust that they are telling you the truth. It would be way too much work to assume otherwise. If you had to stop and analyze the veracity of every technician, salesperson, friend, relative, boss and co-worker each time they spoke to you, you'd be exhausted by nine a.m.! 

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Nov
2016

How To Deal With An Election Outcome You Hate

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, November 09, 2016
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Okay, first of all, I admit it. I am a motivational speaker who focuses a LOT on the power of creating happiness in spite of your circumstances. I talk to people about how life is never about what happens to you, but rather what you choose to do about it. I mean, Viktor Frankl, psychiatrist, Holocaust survivor, and author of Man’s Search for Meaning, painted a very vivid picture of how he made it through unimaginable horrors while imprisoned in concentration camps by thinking about his wife, whom he dearly loved. 

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Feb
2012

How to Live With – or Live WITHOUT – Your Cellular Phone

By Linda Larsen - Monday, February 20, 2012
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Oh my gosh!  Read this post if you have EVER walked out without your cell phone.  Talk about withdrawal and panic! Christine Cashen has CLEARLY walked in MY shoes!  I LOVE her suggestions on how to overcome, as she calls it, “iAddiction”.  This is DEFINITELY some of The Good Stuff! 

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Feb
2012

How to Turn Off the Noise and Wake Up Refreshed!

By Linda Larsen - Monday, February 20, 2012
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I KNOW this happens to me – does it happen to you?  You wake up EXHAUSTED because you worked frantically all night long – in your SLEEP?  Read what Tami Evans says about this.  See if you can relate – and then heed her suggestion about how to turn it off! 

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Jul
2010

Ten Terrific Tips to Tame Tension

By Linda Larsen - Saturday, July 24, 2010
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As a motivational speaker specializing in healthcare issues, I've discovered a few thing about managing stress that have helped me tremendously. So if the stress of your job (and/or "life") becomes so great that the muscles in your neck turn to stone, your teeth lock in to a permanent clench and everyone in your life starts getting on your nerves, it may be time to turn to one of the following ten action ideas guaranteed to calm you down and restore your sanity.  

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