By Jenna Kantnor / April 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Claiming your life has a lot to do with keeping situations and relationships in perspective by seeing them through a compassionate, realistic lens. Satisfaction is relative. Your happiness is relative to a scale you have created for yourself. If you measure your satisfaction right now against the two or three greatest moments in your life,…

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Spread things out

By Jenna Kantnor / April 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Spread out good things over time. If you have 100 units of happiness for the year, it doesn’t make sense to use them all up in one day and be miserable the other 364. For example, two gifts of $40 make people happier than a single $80 gift. What can you spread out over the…

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By Jenna Kantnor / March 20, 2018 / 1 Comment

A word on commitment. Commitment is the foundation, the cement of any genuinely loving relationship with yourself and others. Commitments that are initially shallow may grow deep with time; if not, the relationship will likely fail or be sickly and weak. One of the risks of commitment is the fear of failure, but failure exists…

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By Jenna Kantnor / March 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Endurance means doing what has to be done whether you feel like it or not. You alone are responsible for developing your endurance. It cannot be taught by anybody else or given to you by anyone else. During the first couple of weeks of trying to reach a goal, consider your feelings to be subordinate…

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Improve for the Future

By Jenna Kantnor / February 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Spending your time imagining what would have been if you could have changed some little thing, some little decision in your life, is counterproductive. Think about how you can improve for the future, today, but don’t waste your present time thinking about how you could have changed the past. We could all trace our current…

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