My daughter called me last night and told me her check engine light is on. Of course, she was thinking of thousands of dollars of expense, and I told her that it could be something simple and cheap. We discussed various options and determined the simplest thing to do would be for her to swing by my house, and then I could drop her off at work and take her car to the shop.

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“How do I know what’s essential or what’s an option when I’m negotiating for something?” – Linda Swindling Intentional Workplace Expert Linda Swindling tells you, when preparing to negotiate, to write down all the things you’d like to have or that are possible, then go through the list again to determine those you can’t live without.

DNA also stands for “Do Not Anxiously.”

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“As we get closer to Christmas, there’s something that could rob you of the blessing of the season.” – Dr. Gregg Jantz Intentional Mental Health Expert Dr. Gregg Jantz shares that if people or events or gifts don’t live up to your holiday expectations, spend everyday thinking about Jesus Christ. https://0d8ceb61dcd19a3db4a7-fefb5140acc7e90eb90560cda667bbff.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/gj_Christmas_Expectations_161208.mp3

Now when we receive such an overwhelming and awesome and wondrous and life-changing gift, it can inspire us to give. And you can see how that snowballed into a life-changing, culture changing, world changing movement.

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“What do you really claim to be thankful for?” – Parkey Thompson Intentional Financial Coach Parkey Thompson reminds us that even after Thanksgiving, the busyness of the season continues, and we should just stop and be thankful. https://0d8ceb61dcd19a3db4a7-fefb5140acc7e90eb90560cda667bbff.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/pt_Thankful_Life_161206.mp3

“How important is grace in your relationships?” – Dr. Randy Carlson Intentional Counselor Coach Dr. Randy Carlson asks, “Especially in light of the recent elections, how important is grace in your relationships with your family, friends, and community?” https://0d8ceb61dcd19a3db4a7-fefb5140acc7e90eb90560cda667bbff.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/rc_How_Important_Is_Grace_161205.mp3

“Want to look really smart? Look like you work out!” – King Hoover Intentional Health Coach King Hoover asks, “What’s a smart drug that fights mental aging’s decline?” The answer: Exercise! https://0d8ceb61dcd19a3db4a7-fefb5140acc7e90eb90560cda667bbff.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/kh_A_New_Smart_Drug_161204.mp3

Intentional Mental Health Expert Dr. Gregg Jantz explains that if your kid’s attitude needs to change, maybe it’s their sleep habit that needs to change.

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Christmas is THE time of giving, because God gave us His one and only Son. But that’s not the only reason it’s THE time for giving.

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