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The secret life of an introvert

The introvert and what you may not know An introvert and extrovert walk into a bar… no, this is not a joke. The extrovert is immediately energized, taking in all of the people, their senses heightened. They immediately cannonball into the action. The introvert, on the other hand, needs a minute or maybe 10 to take in all the madness. They need to evaluate the temperature, energy, and a plan of action. The introvert will…

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Reinvent yourself and your time

What to do as an empty nester? The term “empty nester” used to target a sad time, a life transition people dreaded.  Times have changed drastically. Most empty nesters in 2017 had children before the age of 30, allowing children to fly the coop before their parents reached the age of 50. Approximately 95% of empty nesters aged 40-70 said that they were excited to have more personal time. For the first time in a…

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Are you that guy?

Are you that guy?  You know the one I’m talking about, the thought of a full calendar jam packed with events over the next few months overwhelms you, makes you feel trapped and a little miserable.  It’s okay, it’s perfectly normal.  You’re a man of your word and you really don’t want to HAVE to do things when you need to unwind.  You just don’t like making solid plans and there is nothing wrong with…

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Over dating sites?

Have you joined the world of online dating, tried your luck, gave it a shot?  There are endless commercials and advertisements urging you to try one site or another.  Download it on your phone and make it super easy to find that special someone with just one touch.  Online dating has come a long way.  In the beginning people would connect via ‘chat rooms’ long before the smart phone, Skype, and profiles!  Looking back throughout…

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Silver and Gold Friendships

The saying goes Have you ever heard the song about friendships?  Not the TV show, even though it’s the best.  But rather the one describing old friends as gold and new friends as silver.  It goes… “Make new friends, but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold…” A quick backstory At the age of 36, I can say I am still friends with my first friend ever.  We were born 9 days…

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