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A deadline comes to chew up a worker.
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"Sometimes I live in the country. Sometimes I live in town. And sometimes I take a great notion to jump in the river and drown."
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"And now a correction: Portions of last night's story on diving mules which were read with an air of ironic detachment should actually have been presented with earnest concern."
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"Memoir, Chapter 1. At times, I think I may have never fully gotten over the death of my parents..."
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'Have you tried enjoying the aches and pains?'
'We'll need to be strictly honest while our shredders are down.'
"Hello, I'd like to order a telephone."
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"Educational TV is for people who are unable to cope with real TV."
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"Just get over it. That's what I did." Bob turns a tragic loss into a lame attempt at helping others cope.
'We all operate the same rules here... the only difference is that you will do so with much less power and resources.'
"He still finds giving negative feedback really difficult!"
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"I don't mind emotional trauma if I can turn it into a really funny anecdote."
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Professional man hurdling
"I deal. Therefore, I am an idealist!"
The 'worry list' is a tool used to help get a handle on stress and anxiety.
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To compensate for the stress of news broadcasts, Tina's TV came with a built-in massage system.
'Yes, of course I'm coping without the admin staff.'
'It's not easy being an underachiever... if it weren't for bonuses, I don't know how I'd make it.'
"Books help her with her school-withdrawal symptoms."
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Coping with Restless Leg Syndrome.
'I want a divorce because that's the way I deal with stress.'
"I feel guilty...you doing all that homework while I enjoy this piece of cake."
Sandra had found ways to cope with rejection.
Interviews for leadership positions.
Famous Hollywood star lives with wife, drinks in moderation.