Archive by year 2013

“Everybody makes mistakes…”

“Everybody makes mistakes…”

“Everybody makes mistakes…” We’ve all heard that old adage over and over. Sometimes you use it as a pick me up, to convince yourself to keep trying. Sometimes you want to encourage someone else. I’ve used the adage sparingly, perhaps too sparingly, when dealing with myself. I have been overly critical and tended not to […]

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Do You Like You? || A Lesson in Accepting Yourself

Do You Like You? || A Lesson in Accepting Yourself

Relationships. The mere mention of this word conjures the gamut of feelings, depending upon your present status. You’re either excited, happy and overjoyed; sad, frustrated and hurt; or even disillusioned, hopeless and bitter. Or if you’re a 6-year-old with a fledgling schoolmate friendship, it can make you just plain confused. This was the case with […]

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Anything is Possible!

Kids are a marvel at four years old. The world is such a big, bright, fun place. People can do no wrong. Everything is a possibility; implausibility does not exist. It’s with this limitless mindset that my then four-year old son taught me a profound lesson on thinking. Yes, thinking. My four-year-old son was eating […]

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Leaving a Legacy for Your Kids

Leaving a Legacy for Your Kids

One of the worst things I’ve ever heard someone say about money is this: “You can’t take it all with you when you die, so spend it all now.” To me, that’s one of the most selfish attitudes you can have. And I think that’s why you hear so many stories about people getting rich […]

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