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End-of-life Documents

Not to be doom and gloom, but you need a will and other end-of-life documents. “People don’t like thinking about death,” says Orman, who developed the Must-Have Documents program ($63; suzeorman.com/realsimple) with her estate attorney. “Everyone assumes they only need … Continue reading

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How sick is too sick to go to work?

A colleague walked into my office. I informed him he looked under the weather, and half-jokingly asked if he was contagious. He replied he didn’t think so. I suggested he make his way over to the ER to make sure. … Continue reading

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Sick Day

Comical Explanation

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Dying Well

Imagine you are seriously ill, and finish this sentence about living: I want to live if I can…. Now finish this sentence about your death: I want mine to be. Then follow up with these questions. Do you have an … Continue reading

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Self-Care: Pages of a Career Journal

It is common in my organization for people to disclose their illness when calling in sick. I don’t mind doing this when it’s something mundane, like a cold. But sometimes one has personal issues that you don’t feel like telling … Continue reading

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