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Dec
2011

I Photoshopped My Face - And I Like It

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, December 15, 2011
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In my job as a motivational speaker, here's what I SAY that I believe: That we, as women, do not need to apologize for wanting to look our best! Hey - I've been nipped, tucked, lifted, plucked, enhanced, veneered, colored, sheered, whitened, brighted, lightened, tightened, plumped up,exfoliated, peeled and repeeled! And I'm not just OKAY with that - I'm DELIGHTED with it! So when I read the latest BRILLIANT blog post by my friend, Tami Evans,about how she shaves her peach-fuzzy "stache," and saw how unabashedly and unapologetically she was willing to share that info with us, I thought, "Sing it, sister!" 

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Oct
2011

Do You Have a Love / Hate Relationship with Facebook?

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Has this ever happened to you? You "pop" onto Facebook to check a few things, and then 30 minutes later you find that you have been sucked into a vortex and arestaring,transfixed,at videos of cats paying the piano. You look up at the clock and go, "Shoot! (or some other expletive) I'm supposed to be at the dentist in 3 minutes!"  

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Sep
2011

How to be Happy...or at Least Happier

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, September 15, 2011
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Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, "Whoa! Who IS that scary looking person?"  

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Sep
2011

Sleep Like a Baby - A Happy Bed for your Aching Back

By Linda Larsen - Friday, September 02, 2011
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According to Dr. Michael Roizen, about 65,000,000 people suffer from back pain. He also says that you are likely to have a serious episode with your back once every 15 years of your life. Strangely, that's the same schedule that divorce runs on for some people. A coincidence? I think not! It's rather hard to be chipper and happy when your back is cranky! 

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Jun
2011

Grunt If You're Hearing Me...

By Linda Larsen - Friday, June 03, 2011
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There is no one for whom good communication is more critical than airline pilots. They MUST be able to clearly hear and understand the transmissions they receive. But what I've learned is that it doesn't stop there. There is another step that is equally as important in their communication model. 

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May
2011

Leaping for Joy

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, May 24, 2011
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All I said was, "I want to take a picture of you loving this beautiful beach." That's all I said. And I watched as he ran into the water with all his clothes on and leapt around like a 4 year old. John Scalzi, my fabulous playmate, my funny Weather Muffin and above all, my greatest teacher.  

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May
2011

Seek & Ye Shall Find - But only if you want it reeeeeeeally badly

By Linda Larsen - Monday, May 23, 2011
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I am going to make the following bold assertion: If there is anything in this lifetime that you want, you absolutely positively can get it. IF you want it badly enough. 

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May
2011

The Frown, The Smirk and The Snort - Part II

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, May 19, 2011
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So in my previous post, we learned what you should NEVER do when someone says something you absolutely know is incorrect. Today, let's look at some things you can do when facing this situation: 

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May
2011

The Frown, The Smirk and The Snort

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, May 17, 2011
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I saw it. The look that came across his face after Peggy made some benign comment. The frown, the smirk, and then - the snort. Everything about his nonverbal body language said, "You are a complete jerk for saying that. You are so wrong. You know nothing. What an idiot you are."  

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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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