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I began smoking tobacco cigarettes in 1972. I struggled with quitting them throughout the ensuing years until I grappled with the lack of resolve to quit smoking 15 years later. As noted in my diary at the time, I smoked … Continue reading

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Settling For The Unacceptable

Whenever we settle for the mundane or the unacceptable, our inner light dims a little more. If we are not narcissistic, it turns out that we’re better than we realize. If we fully understood this, we probably would never settle for anything … Continue reading

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Speak Out

Did you take a public speaking class in high school?  I signed up for the speech class during my junior year.  If you asked any of my classmates, they’d tell you I was one of the most withdrawn, shy kids … Continue reading

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