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Two ways to respond to set backs

We were made for the struggle. Exposure to struggles, setbacks, and adversities can steel us to function better than expected with future challenges. Helen Keller, no stranger to adversity, wisely said “A happy life consists not in the absence, but

Posted in adaptation, Attitude, Behavior, Change, Core Abilities, courage, crisis, Hope, Mental Wellness, mind set, perseverance, Persistent Adaptation, resilience, stress, success

Stimulants for Creative Thinking Part 2

Creativity is essential to success today. That sounds obvious but it’s amazing how many people feel they just aren’t creative. Everybody is creative and has the spark within them. It just needs to be fanned and stimulated. Creative thinking has

Posted in adaptation, Attitude, creativity, Fear, Future, Imagination, mind set, resilience, self-reflection

I’m saying goodbye

If you’re reading this it means my time on earth is done. I’m finished, kaput. There’s no more I can do anymore, for good or for ill. My existence lasted a mere 365 days. Let me tell you it went

Posted in Attitude, Change, Mental Wellness, perseverance, resilience, self-reflection, the present

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