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Accidents of inconvenience

A few weeks ago I had so many accidents in one week it was comical. Sunday morning, before meeting friends for brunch, I went on a one-hour bike ride with my husband on the greenways near our house. It was three hours after a rain and the bridge, which is slick even...

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Someday is my Four-Letter Word

Originally published in Money, Inc. I’m a natural goal setter, but sometimes we set goals for the future so we can make an excuse not to take action right now. Someday has become a four-letter word in my vocabulary if I can’t think of a reason why I can’t do it now....

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Is Your Coffee Drink Killing your Productivity?

I’m Marcey Rader, and I’m a former sugarholic. I used to eat a treat every night after dinner, couldn’t board a plane without a Frappuccino in my hand and wouldn’t start work without a mocha latte. In my family, sugar was a food group and greens weren’t even an...

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Is your boxed frozen delicacy making you fat?

This article was originally published in Money, Inc. Did you know that your chemically-concocted, boxed frozen delicacy that says it’s healthy is setting you up for sabotage? What the heck is a whole food anyway? Isn’t it just a grocery store chain? The terms whole...

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Are you a Vacation Martyr?

Originally published in Money, Inc. Are you a liability to your company and to yourself? Are you a vacation martyr who feels like even a few days off will be too much to catch up on when you get back? Project: Time Off discovered half of Americans leave vacation time...

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How to Hire a Personal Assistant

This article was originally published in Money, Inc. Does the term Personal Assistant feel fancy-pants and out of reach? Do you think that having a House Manager is overkill to help you work in your line of genius? If you said yes to either, I’m writing to help you...

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Respect Yourself with Better Quality Food

Those cage-free, pastured eggs are 50 cents per egg! I can get an entire burger for a buck!  How much logic do you put into choosing what goes into your body? When I go to a restaurant that serves giant portions, it is an immediate turn-off, because I believe they...

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