Category Archives: Growth


When I decided to leave my last job three years ago, I had no idea how my life would change. The economy had not officially gone into a tailspin. That would occur over the next 13 months as I was … Continue reading

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Repeat after me, in the shade of the Repeat Tree

Do you know one of those people who has the annoying habit of repeating themselves? I don’t mean that friend who tells you the same story every other time you see him. I mean the guy who says the same … Continue reading

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What could you do if? If you could experience pain, anger, sorrow, jealousy, for an instant and let it go with the wind, the way a strong breeze carries downy seed puffs to distant acres?

You could add to the list any behavior or belief that you would like to release. Things like resentment, impatience, hatred, sarcasm, defensiveness, complaining and so on. The single most important thing is recognizing what you would like to change. … Continue reading

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What could you do?… If you could evaporate anger like the sun does the morning dew.

Anger. Ahh, our relationship with anger is complex. Some will claim that is fuel for accomplishment. Others say that it is the only time anyone listens. Others will avoid it at all costs until it boils to the surface – … Continue reading

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Mark Twain – Annoyance

“Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.” Mark Twain (1835–1910) American writer I love Mark Twain. He was just an amazing observer of the human condition. That said, why do we get … Continue reading

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