The Fantastic Life

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Japanese Concepts

Last year, I was able to visit Japan with my daughter Claire and we fell in love with their culture.  Below are seven Japanese concepts that, when used properly, could change your life. One of them, Kaizen, is a nonnegotiable for my team, Coppola-Cheney and has been for 20 years.  ( Kaizen means to constantly improve and applies […]

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The Answer to Everything

My subject line reminded me of the character who played the Dad from the movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, whose answer to every problem was Windex. Well, the closest answer to solving most problems in Western society is…exercise.   What are the big problems?   -Obesity   -Anxiety   -Depression   -Covid for the

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The Upside of Stress

Stress gets a bad rap and most if it is deserved. But not all.  Erin Barker’s article below talks about the upside of stress. The key lies in how we view stress.  There are three reactions we can have when we are faced with a stressful situation:   1—view it as a threat (bad)  

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