Category Archives: wisdom

7 Things That Will Prevent Most of Us From Becoming Better People


“I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, ‘Where’s the self-help section?’ She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.” ― Steven Wright I haven’t met many people that do not want to improve something about themselves. Perhaps it’s their appearance. … Continue reading

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How To Verify What’s Real In A World Of Fake News And Other Sh*t


Ronald Reagan became enamored with a Russian proverb: Doveryai, no proveryai. This literally means, Trust but Verify. He used it so much during his dealings with the Russians that Mikhail Gorbachev became annoyed by it. I think the phrase in … Continue reading

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Your Identity Crisis Is Actually A Huge Blessing, Here’s Why


I’m in the midst of an identity crisis. I am 65 years old. This should not be happening. Right? But it is. I am having difficulty, actually an outright challenge coming to terms with who I am and more importantly, who I want … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 4th Mistake — Majoring in Minor Things


The allure of the minor things in life can be difficult to resist. The trivial, the mundane, the distractions, the shiny object, the squirrel flitting from branch to branch. They are almost like a drug, reaching out to you, interrupting, … Continue reading

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Why You MUST Get Rid of Digital Crap


Most of the stuff I see in this Digital world that I am connected to is…wait for it…CRAP. What I receive in my in-box, in my Twitter feed, on Facebook, in my blog feeds, is crap. I’m sorry if I … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 3rd Mistake — Lacking Integrity


There are many things you can lack and still be successful. You can fall short in many areas of your character, skills, talents, and experience and still steer clear of danger. Integrity isn’t one of the things. This is what INTEGRITY means … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 2nd Mistake — Negative Influences


There is no lack of advice in this world. If you want or need advice, you can always find someone willing to give it. Even when you don’t want it, someone will be very willing and eager to jump in … Continue reading

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