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It’s Never Too Late to Keep Trying

“Everyday is a second chance.” – Unknown    Lately I’ve been reminded of the quote that states, “Nothing beats a failure like a try.” We teach our children this and even declare it to ourselves when times get tough, but sometimes we honestly want to shove these words down the throats of those telling us this, …

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Who Are You Becoming?

“Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.” – Rumi   What keeps you up at night? Not in the sense of unpaid bills, wayward children or even a poor relationship. I mean, like what has you doubting yourself regularly? Perhaps it is one of those that I mentioned, but …

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Discovering the Common Good in People

“When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.” – William Arthur Ward   So today I traveled via airplane to Orlando, Florida for a work conference. It was an early flight, (departed at 6:10am) so I had my neck pillow and noise cancelling headphones primed for a …

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Have You Discovered How to Live Your Best Life?

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson Have you ever felt like you’re not living to the potential that you know for sure is in you? Do you sometimes feel as if you’re living in a prison within your own life? Or maybe your …

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Do You Believe in Yourself?

“It’s never to late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot  I’ve written so many post regarding the propensity for people to become their own worst enemy. Unfortunately it’s usually the path of least resistance. How many times (a day) will you doubt yourself, find a back door to escape to or simply …

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How Do You Explain Love?

“Love is not blind. Love sees what is most true.” – Unknown While on plane heading for a business meeting/vacation, I decided to share some thoughts about love. As you will read, I don’t claim to be an expert in the subject, but I do believe in sharing my heart. Wrong, right or indifferent. Human emotions …

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Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy?

“Sometimes you have to overcome YOU, before you overcome them. Get out of your own way…” – Unknown When it comes to life disappointments, failures and those lingering issues that tend to keep us up at night, we usually don’t have to look very far. The mirror in front of us typically identifies the culprit fairly …

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Start Taking a Stand for Yourself

“What you allow is what will continue.” – Unknown  I’ve spent a great part of my life trying to make other people happy. I suppose it’s in my DNA to help people feel better, despite the current circumstances they may be facing. I even learned through a company training that my personal worldview is that most …

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It’s Time to Release the Guilt

“Don’t dwell on went wrong. Instead focus on what to do next.”  – Denis Waitley  Yesterday I was in the garage cleaning and came across something that took me back about 10 years. It’s funny how “things” have significance and how they can trigger thoughts and memories. Some memories that remind you of a fun …

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Let’s Dig Deeper and Discover Who We Really Are, and What We’re made Of

“Pay attention to the things you are naturally drawn to. They are often connected to your path, passion and purpose in life. Have the courage to follow them.“ – Ruben Chavez  The answers we want in life, and often need seldom come easy. They tend to require a prerequisite of questions and answers, soul searching and …

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