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Reblog: Learn Any Skills in 20 Hours

  Google the definition of “skill” and you get: the ability to do something well, expertise.  And according to Josh Kaufman, just 20 hours is enough to become “reasonably good” at any skill, including to play the ukulele as he … Continue reading

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People Lie!

It pains me to acknowledge it openly that . . . people lie. My point is why accentuate the negatives?! However it’s almost unavoidable. Everyday, the news headlines such as College Admission Scandal, Michael Cohen, Jussie Smollette, just to name … Continue reading

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RoboCalls

The phone rings again. I feel the hair on the back of my neck stiffen and the curse on the tip of my tongue, “this better not be.” The omen word displayed on the caller id says – “SPAM.” I … Continue reading

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We Are So Vain?

The popular Prairie Home Companion, a radio show by Garrison Keillor has this line about the fictional town, Lake Wobegon – it is where ‘all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Self Sabotage?

Who is there talking behind my back? Nobody, except my negative self hacks. Why do they pop-up in the worst of times? Guarantee that it SHALT happen every time. What can I do to make them less so? Pause, Acknowledge, … Continue reading

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Hope Is A Function Of Struggle, Part 2

Easy to feel negativism is running rampant.  Not only here at home but around the globe: Teachers revolt, Me Too, Brexit . . .  The list goes on. Seems everyone is fighting; no one trusts each other.  Not even the … Continue reading

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Mindless Reading

Caught myself mindlessly reading the news and literally getting nowhere. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an exiting world out there: the President and Congress averted another government shutdown, disgruntled employee turned active shooter in Illinois was killed by the police … Continue reading

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Let the Good Times Roll

The French phrase “laissez les bon temps rouler” (pronounced “Lay-say le bon tom roo-lay”) describes New Orleans like nothing else can.  It means, “let the good times roll.” The passions for food and fun are so contagious and admirable, New Orleans … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking, Part 2

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.  ~Viktor Frankl Critical thinking means staying objective and thinking critically, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 Jan 2019

While the frigid weather keeping people in, an associated benefit of staying inside is the opportunity for introverts like myself to discover items relating to one’s inner self.  And it was indeed a bonanza for me this week. Take the … Continue reading

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