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What’s Your New Years Contribution?

What’s Your New Years Contribution?

With a New Year we generally think about our New Years Resolution. Exercise more? Be more present? Floss regularly? Eat...
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System Efficiency: Freeing Us To Do Our Finest Work

System Efficiency: Freeing Us To Do Our Finest Work

We as a people have evolved over many generations and in that time we've tried to do our finest work,...
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When Do Children Become Adults?

When Do Children Become Adults?

There is no such thing as privacy for children. Experts today tell us of the critical importance of monitoring our...
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Why Dogs Love Humans

Why Dogs Love Humans

Why Dogs and Humans Love Each Other More Than Anyone Else shares the long history of interconnectedness between dogs and people...
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We Is Greater Than I

We Is Greater Than I

Our world today is filled with adventure and new greater ideas knocking on our door- but the truth is that...
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Echo Chamber: How To Get Out

Echo Chamber: How To Get Out

We like hearing our own voice over others, like an echo. Opposites don’t actually attract or make the best mates....
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YOLO: The Misguided Outlook of Our Era.

YOLO: The Misguided Outlook of Our Era.

What misguided messages are we sending our children and ourselves? “The world is going to end anyway when I’m older....
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Words… Look Who’s Talking

Words… Look Who’s Talking

Do we use our words with care? Words are powerful. They shape our thoughts. Thoughts shape our actions- good and...
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What Did Barbara Bush Do Anyway?

What Did Barbara Bush Do Anyway?

Actual conversation I had on Barbara Bush: Me:  “Barbara Bush passed away today.” Kid: “So, what did Barbara Bush do...
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Words Are Actions: They Free Us Or Enslave Us

Words Are Actions: They Free Us Or Enslave Us

The words we listen to and use create our world. Words limit us or make our reality limitless. Tara Westover...
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The Sky Is Falling… FEAR!

The Sky Is Falling… FEAR!

FEAR. In the story of Chicken Little we learn an important lesson about fear. After an acorn falls on Chicken Little’s head,...
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Guns and Us

Guns and Us

With hesitation… I enter the debate on guns. The most upsetting aspect is that people have firmly planted their feet...
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Family First

Family First

I was recently struck by comments in an “allergy mom’s group” in which a mother leaves a family gathering.  One mom...
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Leadership

Leadership

Leadership is a trait that every individual should have.  Some, will take their leadership to a communal level and be...
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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Robert Frost wrote in the Mending Wall,  “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall… Good fences make good neighbors.”...
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Happiness Is Meaning

Happiness Is Meaning

In this insightful TED talk Emily Esfahani Smith shares with us how true happiness is found.  Want happiness? Develop these four traits:...
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Snow Day

Snow Day

Graceful kiss of white snow – blanketing all our lives Gentling covering all in sight – a peaceful silent whisper…...
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Gratitude Galore aka Thank You Movement

Gratitude Galore aka Thank You Movement

So, when this whole business of gratitude became the rage of mental health and social media, I agreed with its...
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