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Teach Your Kids How to Choose Another Thought

You see someone that others have told you is a jerk so you share a negative comment about the person with your friends. Someone makes fun of something about you. You make up something hurtful about them and spread it on Facebook. You look in the mirror and are disappointed with the way you look. … Continue reading

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On Purpose and Potential

Hidden deep in us is our potential. And I say hidden deep because few of us invest the time or effort to discover it. See, though we come packaged with greatness (potential) we never received a manual that shares what that greatness is or how to live it. That is what life is for. The … Continue reading

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Positive Possibilities

You know the character of Eeyore in the Winnie the Pooh stories – the eternal pessimistic donkey? His view is that nothing good happens – nothing works out. Negative, negative, negative. How does that perspective help us show up powerfully, happily and successfully to life? It doesn’t. Sure, life can send some tough things – … Continue reading

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2 Ways to Handle Frustration and Disappointment

In life, sometimes things work out, sometimes they don’t. When they don’t, many of us get disappointed or frustrated. Like when you lose connection during an important phone call, your car engine stops working on a dark rainy night, far from home, you get a poor review at work, your kids get bad grades on … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Another big week of cold and snow for most of the country. Even in south Florida we are bundling up with our 40 and 50 degree weather. I know, no sympathy from those of you with minus degrees. But, the cold or the bad weather has greatness lessons for us. It reminds us to appreciate … Continue reading

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I Will Grow From This

Most of us hate change. More of us hate pain. Why is it that our greatest growth comes from both change and pain? Mary Tyler Moore says it best in her quote, “You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” For some reason, our best lessons come from events that push … Continue reading

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Stop, Remember, Appreciate and Learn

It has been three years since my dad passed away. It’s a weird expression – to pass away. Sure, physically he is no longer here, but I have realized over these 3 years that his memory is alive, supportive, encouraging and teaching. He was a life guide. His wisdom has passed on. Maybe that is … Continue reading

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What Is Your Reality Show?

The airwaves are filled with reality shows – from jungle survival to bad behavior in group houses to poorly behaving entitled housewives. If these shows are even remotely authentic, then most of them show how out of control the characters’ lives seem to be; they focus on conflict, strife and challenge instead of optimism, an … Continue reading

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What Did I Learned Today?

For some reason, we think we have all the answers. Okay, for some reason I think I have all the answers – that I should know what it takes to be successful, happy and living all the right way. But in a world that always changes, how could any of us have all the answers. … Continue reading

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Time Is The Present

‘Twas the week before Christmas, no space in the lot, Spent driving around, just searching for that spot, To park, to start shopping, to find those great things For family and friends; something clever to bring.   The lines were crazy, they went right out the door. The people were grumpy, mean and shoved all … Continue reading

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