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Mistakes and struggles as inspiration

February 10 – “It’s OK to mess up. You should give yourself a break.” (Billy Joel) There are some people who are blessed with a divine lack of self-doubt. The rest of us, in the majority, have to live with … Continue reading

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Dry Spell…

Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t been writing much lately. I have hit a dry spell. After going through all of 2014, and writing every day, I haven’t found the same inspiration in the new year. Part … Continue reading

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January 12 – “They can because they think they can.” (Virgil)

January 12 – “They can because they think they can.” (Virgil) One of the most defeating forces of nature is the belief that something is impossible. Once a person believes that something cannot be done, then any hope of it … Continue reading

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Final Quote for my reflection 365 project

Final quote – “People often tell me that motivation doesn’t last, and I tell them that bathing doesn’t either. That’s why I recommend it daily.” (Zig Ziglar) On December 31st I completed my Reflection 365 project. My goal was to … Continue reading

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October 8 – Fear, courage and action

October 8. “If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” (David Vinscott) Fear is a very powerful motivator in life, and it is a very powerful de-motivator as well. Very often in my … Continue reading

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October 5 – Inspirational Teachers

October 5. “The mediocre teacher tells; the good teacher explains; the superior teacher demonstrates; the great teacher inspires.” (William Arthur Ward) Earlier this year a friend of mine died. I had known this friend for the better part of 30 … Continue reading

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September 15 – Taking risks and finding success

September 15. “Progress involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.” (Frederick B. Wilcox) I once had a boss who told me that I was risk averse. She said that I was capable at my … Continue reading

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