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Week In Review – 21 Jan 2018

This week started cold but ended hot, and I am referring to not just the temperature. The end of the week signified the End for the U.S. Government.  It is shut down for now.  Amazing as it might seem, the … Continue reading

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To Compromise Or Not?

Look up the word “compromise” and you will get definitions including descriptions like settlement, concession, or less than desirable.   Let’s face it. Compromise by definition is lose-lose.  Each side loses something from what is desired. Sure, we don’t always get … Continue reading

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Emotional Potential

  Emotion like an untamed animal roams through our lives, if unchecked. It can tear our facade, ignite our feeling, and hasten our action. In its purest form, emotion is electric charge travel through our nerves. Like an electric storm,  … Continue reading

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“Hope Is A Function Of Struggle”

Karen Beth’s piece below better illuminates the phrase, “hope is a function of struggle” by Renee Brown.  Better because Karen’s own struggle with sexual abuse as a child makes the phrase more personal and meaningful. Her interpretation of hope that … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 24 Dec 2017

It’s the week before Christmas, and “humble” best describes how I felt this time of the year.  Surely growing older does not guarantee proportional gain in wisdom.  In fact, as Albert Einstein said, the more I learn, the more I … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts On First Day Of Winter

First day of winter according to my calendar, and only 10 days left in the 2017.  I am supposed to feel the slippage of time through my fingers, but that’s not happening. Yes, I see delivery wo/men busier than ever.  … Continue reading

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Psychological Wounds 101

Psychological wounds are injuries to our mental health like rejection, criticism, and failure. They are common in our day-to-day experience but are not necessarily well handled according to Dr. Guy Winch, a licensed psychologist. Sure, as kids, we heard the … Continue reading

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To Feel Deeply

In my youth, I recalled moments from whether a movie, story, or scene would move me, and tears would well up in my eyes.  Of course being a member of the male specie, it was my duty to hide this … Continue reading

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A Stroke of Insight By Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

If you haven’t heard the TED Talk by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor on how a stroke led her to  discover the way our brain works, you ‘re in for a treat.  Few people, let alone a Neuroanatomist, get to study … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality, Part 2

Part 1, here. The news of the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) repealed the Net Neutrality Rules today is disappointing but not surprising. Disappointing because the government by the people is supposed to execute the will of the people.  Not against … Continue reading

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