The Right and Wrong Way to Deal With Weakness

“I’m an anxious person.”

“I have a temper.”

“I don’t like to communicate.”

“I have a tendency to become addicted.”

“I am easily stressed.”

I understand and empathize with all...

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What to do With Your Baggage

I have to tell you something. And this may come as a complete surprise to you. Are you ready? 

I am not perfect.

I know, I know, it’s a shocker. 

Okay, you might not be entirely surprised by this. But I think it is all too common...

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How to Create Your World

There is an epidemic going around. People all over are suffering from victim mentality. They believe that they need the world to change before they can change. And what they don’t realize is that if they change, they can change the world.

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Why New Year Resolutions Fail

I love resolutions. Do I always accomplish them? Nope. But I like making them anyway and love when I do accomplish them! 

A resolution is defined as a firm decision to do or not do something. Really, it’s making a promise to yourself....

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How to Keep Perspective at Christmas

Christmas is right around the corner. I know. I can’t believe it either.

Christmas offers the best of the best. Faith, family, food, festivities! But all too often, the season is filled with the worst of the worst. Judgment, heart ache,...

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Inner Pieces or Inner Peace

Do you live a compartmentalized life? Are you a different person in different places? Do you hold values with some people, then pitch them away with other people?

If I were to hold a meeting with your parents, spouse, kids, co-workers, friends,...

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Don't Be Nice

I can’t say I’ve ever been described as a nice person. For those of you who know me, that makes a lot of sense. This used to bother me a little bit because I always thought it was nice to be nice. But I recently stumbled upon an...

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Not Good Enough

I went to a get together a while ago. It was low key, casual and fun. It wrapped up late and when it was time for my head to hit the pillow I expected to fall asleep, stat. But that didn’t happen. Instead my mind went for a run on its...

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4 Things Our Culture Doesn't Want You to Know

A woman purchases a Diet Coke and says, “Look, here’s the thing about Diet Coke. It’s delicious. It makes me feel good. Life is short. If you want to live in a yurt, yurt it up. If you want to run in a marathon, I mean, that...

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How to Be More Compassionate

Imagine moving through a crowded area. You are holding a heavy, teetering stack of textbooks.  You are in a hurry trying to get your load to wherever you are going. As you go, you jostle others, bump into them, scowl at them as they bump into...

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