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Pain Changes People: Discomfort, The Spirit’s Informant

Pain Changes People: For Better Or For Worse Anger, A Mighty Ally As a culture, we tend to equate anger with abuse, aggression, or immaturity; as if it is synonymous with either power and intrigue or lack of control and emotional instability. I throw up my hands in surrender. Why must feel-good emotions be “good” … Read More

Emotional Fortitude

Emotional Fortitude During Anxious Times (Surviving Covid-19)

Emotional Fortitude & A Total Cluster*ck. Emotionally disconnected.Depressively unattached. Yet, somehow inspired.  Odd how that works.  I turn on the news and the sensationalism is worse than Shaq’s jump shot, which fosters a general distrust of the media. Maybe it’s the uncertainty of it all that is driving me up the wall. Human beings suck with … Read More

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KISS [Keep It Simple Stupid]: Stop Complicating Life

Leonardo da Vinci is often credited with this lovely poetic verse. It’s too beautiful to simply cite one sentence, I had to give you the whole enchilada. However, that first line, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” gets my neurons firing… what an incredible insight. Albert Einstein put it this way: If you can’t explain it … Read More

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How To Respond To Negative People (5 Powerful Insights)

How To Respond To Negative People – Do You React Or Act? We have all experienced it.  The “draining” that is.  The emptying that arises when a negative individual walks into the room and your passions cringe in defeat.  You know, the energy vampire who sucks all the positivity and emotional oxygen out of the … Read More