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How Do We Balance the Power to Make Decisions with Who Feels the Outcomes?

When you were a child, your parents made all the decisions for how you lived. I distinctly remember thinking it was “so unfair” that I had to go to bed and not read more. Yes, I was one of those kids who read under the covers with a flashlight. Even as adults, we live in …

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Which Kind of Power Do You Need to Avoid Triangulation?

CAL Newsletter: Which Kind of Power Do You Need to Avoid Triangulation? A Beloved Family Member (BFM) refuses all kinds of social media. Just refuses. However, BFM has friends on several sites. These Friends know I am related to BFM and message me to get to BFM. That’s triangulation. The first time this occurred, I …

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Learn How to Ask for Help

Asking for help is key to living an adaptable life, and boy, it’s a tough one for me. I’m getting a lot better at it. I was in Belgium last week, transferring through Heathrow to and from Brussels. On a good vertigo day, I can do slow-to-medium speed up-escalators. Down-escalators are difficult under almost any …

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