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The Joy of Mastering my Mind
Friday, June 22, 2018      4 comments

"Knowing others is intelligence, Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, Mastering yourself is true power." Lao Tzu "My brain power depends ... Read more
100 days- day 93, my 20 year plan
Tuesday, June 05, 2018      7 comments

Same as what I posted for day 92 but for my 20 year plan I add a few more clauses. After all, although I'm already 72 and retired, I envision a happy birthday at age 92 and beyond. To get there I will maintain my new normal, it is normal for ... Read more
Obtaining Authentic Power
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      3 comments

One of the books on personal growth that I read is “The Mind of the Soul” by Gary Zukav and Linda Francis. Chapter 13, Creating Authentic Power, describes a process which I am using for challenging feelings of anger, jealousy, despair, etceter... Read more
Choice
Friday, May 25, 2018      9 comments

We are beautiful souls whether you believe it or not. However, our personalities may or may not always reflect the beauty of our souls because in order for the soul to grow, our earthly bodies must experience opportunities to make or not make p... Read more
Your The One
Monday, May 14, 2018      5 comments

My birthday this month just happen to fall on mother's day and my wife wanted to make it very special, so we told family we would be out of town and rented a hotel room in the city and planned a very special evening. Since I told her I did not ... Read more
Be Proactive and Lose weight, Gain Years
Saturday, May 12, 2018      5 comments

All of us have the power to achieve our goals. We have the innate skills of self awareness, imagination, conscience, and an independent will, theses are skills which set humans apart from animals. These skills will, if used proactively to make b... Read more
Making uncomfortable decisions
Thursday, May 03, 2018      10 comments

Decisions to change are hard to achieve if they require you to move outside your comfort zone. What it boils down to is that you need to get out of your comfort zone if you haven't already. Making the most of the advice you gotten requires beli... Read more
Are we acting like Humans or reacting like Mice?
Saturday, April 21, 2018      7 comments

Stephen Covey in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, notes that the human brain is distinct in four ways from that of animals. Humans have 4 mental powers that animals do not have: 1) the power of self-awareness -- to look as an observer o... Read more
Do good especially on 3rd Sundays
Sunday, April 15, 2018      4 comments

There is too much evil in the news, but that is not the real America or in all peace loving countries. We need to change the focus on bad news to a focus on good news. PS there will always be evil all over the world on any given day but for the ... Read more
Observe and Question Your Inner Voice
Sunday, April 15, 2018      5 comments

When one decides to change their eating habits to obtain an optimum weight, their inner voice usually wants to continue in the usual eating pattern to stay in a comfort zone because it deems change to be less safe. To keep one locked in an old ... Read more
The power of calm and peace
Sunday, April 01, 2018      5 comments

emoticon We believe that all mankind (humans) have inner strengths within them by which they can obtain the p... Read more
Are your goals too great?
Monday, March 26, 2018      8 comments

I feel it is fine to set aggressive goals for a very short period of time such as at the start of a particular diet or after a setback where you want to either prove to yourself that you can be successful at losing weight in spite of previous di... Read more
On overcoming the feeling of being overwhelmed
Sunday, March 25, 2018      7 comments

The feeling of being overwhelmed is becoming more common in this age of massive information flow and the responsibilities that come with it. Not dealing well with it when it is present can lead to more serious stresses such as depression and an... Read more
Make 3rd Sundays a Day To Note The Goodness in Humanity
Sunday, March 18, 2018      8 comments

There is too much evil in the news, but that is not the real America or in all peace loving countries. We need to change the focus on bad news to a focus on good news. PS there will always be evil all over the world on any given day but for the ... Read more

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