Tag Archives: Perseverance

This is Why Everybody Has to Define “Tough” Their Way


Tough is personal. It’s yours, and mine, and everyone else’s. All at the same time… Yours is not mine. Mine can’t be yours. Theirs? It’s just not going to fit us. Because it’s so unique and personal. Tough defies definition and … Continue reading

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Why It’s Important for Injured Lions to Continue Roaring


What would we choose to talk about if we knew it was going to be the last thing we would be able to say? As in FOREVER… You can’t squeeze 20 years of living into 6 months. Can you? If we could stand in … Continue reading

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Some Things, They Just Change You and You NEVER Forget


https://unsplash.com/@hermez777 Some memories are good. Some sad. Many good and sad… We emigrated to the United States from Cuba in 1958. Mother, Grandmother, brother and I. It was a rainy night in Miami. The flight attendant held an umbrella as we … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Posts to Go Viral


Mikhail Vasilyev@miklevasilyev A picture of a kitten is guaranteed to get views. Right? Night before last I poured my soul into an article. Hours. Left my heart bleeding on the keyboard. I posted it yesterday morning. It’s this one HERE. About how my … Continue reading

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An Important Question That Will Cause You Whiplash


Insightful questions are the ones that bring you to a screeching, whiplashing halt until you figure out the answer… A writing acquaintance asked me a question the other day. “What specific events happened in your life to make you truly appreciate … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Think You Are Crushing It But Few Are Caring


Do you consider yourself to be at all creative? Painter? Musician? Sculptor? Designer? Actor? Dancer? Writer? Roiling and Toiling. Aching. Hurting. Passions burning. Thoughts abounding. Reaching down into your soul to pull out what’s buried there and show it to the entire … Continue reading

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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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