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What Is The Meaning Of Life?

Have any of you ever asked yourselves that question?  Why am I here? What does it all mean?  Why do some people seem to have it so easy and others so terribly hard? I’d like to say I have the … Continue reading

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That Bullet Goes Both Ways

A good friend of mine, a retired SEAL, has taught me many things.  I’m fairly certain that the majority of them haven’t been terribly profound, such as the intricacies of Californian language structure (i.e. ‘whew hew’ versus ‘woo woo’) but … Continue reading

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What are your goals?

Goals are what propel us forward, give us something to work toward, something to fill us with enthusiasm and give us a reason to feel proud of our accomplishments. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I have … Continue reading

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Stop Others From Bringing You Down

Ever heard of “mirror neurons”? These little gremlins have been discovered by neuroscientists over the past decade and are proof that our brains are wired to relate to other people. Through every interaction with someone else, a neural bridge is … Continue reading

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Stop “shoulding” on yourself!

After over a month of fighting with NBC, and “winning”, the wind has left my sails and I’m exhausted.  I keep thinking, “I SHOULD do A” or “I SHOULD be doing B”, and of course, feeling guilty about it. The … Continue reading

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Paying it forward.

…Any one else feeling a bit overwhelmed by recent events? For those of us in Toronto and the surrounding area, the horrible shooting in Scarborough and the shooting in Colorado were both so unfathomable. I have heard countless opinions on … Continue reading

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Dealing with Problems

All of us have problems.  Some big and some small but none of us can escape that fact and we spend a lot of energy trying to become problem-free. According to a parable of the Buddha, we each have eighty-three … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

As James prepares to leave 52 Division for his new promotion to Staff Sergeant, at 54 Division, he has been thinking about what he wants to leave with his co-workers. Every place he has ever worked, at least in a … Continue reading

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Super highways vs. foot trails

If someone were to tell you that according to Stanford Research Institute, the average human has approximately 50,000 thoughts a day, would you be surprised?  And of those thoughts, 70-85% are negative and up to 98% of them are the … Continue reading

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What will you do in your retirement?

Those who know me well know that I’m not a fan of Chinese food.  Chalk it up to brainwashing as a child or closed mindedness, but whatever the reason, there are only a few dishes that I can say I … Continue reading

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