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How to Feel Great About Delayed Gratification - No Really

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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Ever see the laugh-out-loud and extremely revealing video about kids, marshmallows and delayed gratification? It's the one where they give a kid a marshmallow and tell him that he can either eat the ONE marshmallow right now OR, if he waits until the researcher comes back in a few minutes - he will get TWO marshmallows! 

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New Job Title: Professional Encourager

By Linda Larsen - Monday, March 05, 2012
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I was a cheerleader in high school and college and I LOVED it!  I LOVED cheering my team on with all the energy and enthusiasm I could bring. I just KNEW that on some level, those guys performed BETTER because of my encouragement and support.   

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