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Pleasure and pain are two opposite forces, each sending different signals to the brain. The pleasure signal gives the message: you should be getting more of this. The pain signal gives the equally, if not more, important message: you probably shouldn’t be doing this. When you are at work, you deal with these competing signals every day. There are some chores or tasks that bring pleasure, some that bring pain, and some that are most likely neutral. Is there a way to minimize or control those painful tasks or interactions? It would be worthwhile to try to do so if
Life is full of choices…so many options from which to choose. Just ambling down a grocery store aisle reminds us that every day, every hour, every minute, every moment practically, we need to make decisions. Granted, most are small choices, not weighty ones, and that is a good thing! It is easy to become mired in so many potential decisions, and we can become afflicted with “paralysis analysis” or “decision fatigue” which prevents us from moving forward. A good strategy to assist with this affliction is to simply put things in proper perspective. Ask a few questions, like: Is anyone
Do you consider yourself to be a judgmental person? I would guess that most people do not. However, there are plenty in the world, so chances are you might actually be judgmental and don’t realize it. That’s ok, I’m not judging you! Being tolerant of others and their differences can be challenging, but a very worthwhile proposition. There are many colloquialisms and phrases having to do with this (pot and kettle, casting first stone, people living in glass houses, etc.) and there is a reason! Judging others has been going on for millennia. I would like to think that, in

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