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Feb
2019

Find the Funny - and I'm Not Kidding

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 06, 2019
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I said to my husband, as he was preparing to leave for the grocery store, "While you're there would you please get a half gallon of Edy's vanilla bean ice cream - no sugar added, half the fat." 

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Jan
2019

The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth

By Linda Larsen - Friday, January 18, 2019
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I believe that most people are truthful, most of the time. I assume, as I am sure you do, that when someone tells you something, you can trust that they are telling you the truth. It would be way too much work to assume otherwise. If you had to stop and analyze the veracity of every technician, salesperson, friend, relative, boss and co-worker each time they spoke to you, you'd be exhausted by nine a.m.! 

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Jan
2019

More Laughter in 2019! Linda Larsen's Swivelling Antenna!

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, January 02, 2019
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We all know that laughter lowers blood pressure, boosts the immune system and that there is a decrease in stress hormomes (cortisol, adrenaline and dopac) - and an increase in beta-endorphines (which lowers feelings of depression.) And yes, laughter burns calories, feels good and makes us more attractive. 

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Feb
2013

Want A Raise? Here's How to Increase Your Odds!

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 06, 2013
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Many women think it's impolite to talk about money. AND, women are usually underpaid. Coincidence? I think not.

And - men are FOUR times more likely to negotiate first salary offers which results in $500,000 more in their paychecks by age 60! 

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Sep
2011

How to be Happy...or at Least Happier

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, September 15, 2011
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Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, "Whoa! Who IS that scary looking person?"  

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May
2011

Seek & Ye Shall Find - But only if you want it reeeeeeeally badly

By Linda Larsen - Monday, May 23, 2011
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I am going to make the following bold assertion: If there is anything in this lifetime that you want, you absolutely positively can get it. IF you want it badly enough. 

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May
2011

The Frown, The Smirk and The Snort

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, May 17, 2011
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I saw it. The look that came across his face after Peggy made some benign comment. The frown, the smirk, and then - the snort. Everything about his nonverbal body language said, "You are a complete jerk for saying that. You are so wrong. You know nothing. What an idiot you are."  

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