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  • Do You Ever Take the Last Piece of Pie?

    “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” Buddha Are you selfish? Does that question make you cringe? Does it make your back go up – who me? I’m not..


  • Are You Competitive?

    “How can someone win if winning means that someone loses?” John Scatman I didn’t know I was competitive until just a few months ago. Being competitive was a characteristic I recognized in other people, but never in..


  • Good News or Bad News: How Do You Judge?

    “What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” Oscar Wilde We can only really judge something as being good or bad in relation to something else. Time gives us perspective we lack while we’re..




  • Do You Procrastinate?

    “How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.” ~ Spanish Proverb I’ve been meaning to write this article for a long time but I kept putting it off.  If you didn’t laugh just..


  • Where’s Your Happy Place?

    “A poor life this if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.” ~William Henry Davies Do you have a method of dispelling stress in your life? What do you do when life gets..


  • Criticism: Why Does it Sting?

    “Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.” ~ Franklin P. Jones Does it bother you when someone says something negative about your work, your appearance, your words?..


  • Who Are You – Really?

    “Be that self which one truly is.” Soren Kierkegaard There is a wonderful theory in sociology called Dramaturgy. Wikipedia says: “In dramaturgical sociology it is argued that human actions are dependent upon time, place, and audience”. Loosely..