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It’s almost New Year’s Day, a time of year when resolutions to do better abound. For example, a lot of people are likely vowing to go to the gym more this year. But that goal is vague, which makes it harder to implement. That’s why I prefer SMART goals. In use since at 1981 (by George Doran in Management Review), this acronym specifies a type of goal that is easier to pin down. They are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-Bound. So to improve on the generic
Here in Chicago, we call the elevated rapid transit system the "L" train. The "L" began operations in 1892, making it the 2nd oldest rapid transit system in the USA. The "L" is operated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and is the 4th largest heavy rail rapid transit system in the country. With over 750,000 passenger boardings each weekday, it is the 2nd busiest rail mass transit system in the USA. The Chicago "L" is one of only 5 rapid transit systems in the country
Want to know a sexy secret? Get excited. Are you ready? Here it comes! Spending too much time with your intimate partner(s), being too close, kills sexual desire. If you and your intimate partner(s) are not having sex, try taking some space. Plan an activity with a friend. Go to dinner alone, or whatever you’d like, but do it sans your partner(s). Give yourselves time to miss each other. Know they have a life outside of your relationship, and they have thoughts, desires and w
Have you ever seen a baby learn to walk? It’s pretty hilarious. Their balance is totally off and they can barely stand up without becoming unsteady. They wobble around, like an intoxicated person might after a long night of alcohol abuse, and the baby’s first actual steps are hardly impressive.
Yet, every parent is beyond impressed by their child’s first steps and the excitement over this accomplishment is through the roof! Why? The baby is not very good at walking yet and