Eric's Blog

Eric's Blog
Do you procrastinate? I know I do – I was going to ask you this question yesterday. That’s your obligatory procrastination joke. We procrastinate because we want to avoid something that is difficult … or hard … or unpleasant. The core reason is because we are fearful. So we do...
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Sweaty palms ... nerves ... mind going blank ... taking a test can ramp up anxiety in our lives. Whether it was a pop quiz or end-of-the-year final, many of us have experienced some form of test anxiety. Test anxiety often impacts how well we do on that test, too. While I was...
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Back in the 90's woman were given the unique opportunity to channel their inner Cindy Crawford or Christie Brinkley and it was a close as their local mall! Remember "Glamour Shots?" The photo-studio chain store was were ladies could get glammed out and photographed like a super...
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Did you know that the average adult says they have not made a new friend in 5 years? Like a real, legit friend. You may need to think about that for second – I know I did. Have I really made any new friends recently? Facebook doesn’t count, either For a number or reasons, it...
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"Happy Mother's Day" is not something everyone can say. While it is great to celebrate and acknowledge our mom (or maybe that mom-figure) in our life - and we should - Mother's Day can be extremely painful for others. Maybe you have lost your mom ... estranged from her ... had a...
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Remember back in school when you did really well on a test and were feeling really good about, until you saw that someone else did better … and all of the sudden you didn’t feel as good. Of course this is just an academic thing or even a kid thing. We all do this … you are...
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You have probably heard of the 5-second rule when it comes to dropping food on the floor, but what about the 10-second rule when it comes to saving money? The 10-second rule is a simple tip, that when applied can help you make better spending decisions and in turn, spend less...
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It sounds too good to be true – chocolate can help you lose weight. It is true, but before you starting scarfing down Hershey Bars, there is a little bit more to this idea. According to neuroscientist Dr. William Clowers, a little bit of chocolate before and after your meals can...
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One of America’s unofficial past-times is complaining. Yes, at any given time we like to complain. Complaining can make us feel better about ourselves, but it definitely is not good for us. In fact, griping is not healthy for the people around you, either. One person compared...