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His Personal Power

Glen was an emotionally withdrawn teen because he was often teased for his squeaky voice and long legs. He classified himself as “mid-tier” between cool and untouchable according to his school’s hierarchy. His social skills were weak to non-existent, but … Continue reading

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Respectable

During this year’s political campaign season, we’re going to be inundated with seemingly endless advertising about this or that politician’s respectability. We will once again be subjected to a peculiar form of narcissistic speech and behavior that has long been … Continue reading

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Symbolic

Being a highly social species, we humans crave communication. We find it necessary to tell each other about danger and safety. Humans tell one another stories about external events and share reflections about thoughts in our minds. We are curious … Continue reading

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So Powerful

As I leafed through one of my old books last night before sleep, I came across a quote from Don Miguel Ruiz that I had jotted onto a Post It Note as a book-marker. “Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak … Continue reading

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Happiness Happens

If only I could own a quaint home with a white picket fence and have a brand new car in the driveway, I’d be happy forever. How many of us have similar wishes? Maybe the dream is for a mansion … Continue reading

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Lucky

Yesterday, I lost my footing on one of the two steps leading to a landing which leads to basement stairs and to the back door of my house. I instinctively reacted by swinging my left arm to brace a fall.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Prosperity

I heard the voice on the audiobook proclaim that he had it all and so can you. All anyone has to do is believe you are rich and it will happen.  You have to want wealth and success so badly … Continue reading

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