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Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya AngelouPatricia Raskin interviewed well renowned Dr. Maya Angelou, a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature.

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Dr. Mehmet Oz

Dr. Mehmet OzVice-chair and professor of surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

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Jane Seymour

Jane SeymourPatricia Raskin invited Jane Seymour,  award winning actress, painter, jewelry designer, author and recipient of the Officer of the British Empire.

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Monday, 30 March 2009 05:00

Creating Work Life Balance

Here's the scenario: It's been a tough day at work with lots of demands from colleagues, clients, and customers, most of which remain unmet by the end of the day. You come home exhausted, frustrated, and cranky. You are met by your family excited to see you and want to talk to you. You are "spent" and burned-out. What to do?
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Sunday, 28 March 2010 05:00

Perfect Is as Perfect Does

We are bombarded with images of what perfect is – perfect bodies, perfect houses, perfect jobs, perfect looks... all leading to perfect lives. At least that is what we are led to believe. RIGHT?
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Saturday, 09 January 2010 05:00

Making the “Innermost” of Vacations

Dictionaries define vacations as 1) a period of time devoted to pleasure, rest, or relaxation, especially one with pay granted to an employee, 2) a holiday, and 3) a fixed period of holidays, especially one during which a school, court, or business suspends activities.
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Thursday, 14 January 2010 05:00

Silence is Golden

There is a saying that God made us with two ears and one mouth for a reason. Knowing when to talk and when to listen is a skill. We often talk because the silence and pauses make us nervous. Or we talk to fill the void. On the other hand, some of us are too silent and speak only when spoken to; perhaps playing it "safe." Balancing the two is the goal.
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Tuesday, 19 January 2010 05:00

Birds of a Feather Flock Together

I watched CNN's Larry King talk show host interview Joel Osteen, a world-renowned preacher with a congregation of nearly 45,000. One of things Mr. Osteen said is that we must choose our friends and associates wisely because who we spend time with, will strongly influence what we do: "Tell me who you are with and I'll tell you who you are," so to speak.
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