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  • To the Sparkers from Canada, New Zealand, Great Britain and Elsewhere:

    6/17/2018 6:47:37 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    Hang in there!! We're working on it. Glenn... Read more

  • To All the Dads Out There

    6/16/2018 11:41:24 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    This is the one day where we really should reach out to our kids, and make them realize that we haven't forgotten about them. And, if they have a kid of their own, recognize them for being the fathers that they are. This is the one day just for Dad's. So if you can't reach out to your sons and daugh... Read more

  • What Do You Need to Change in the Next Six Months or One Year...

    6/10/2018 11:53:39 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    To make your life better, be who you want to be, have the future you envision? Something to think about from Bob Taibbi, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Happy Day, Glenn... Read more

  • What would you do...

    6/10/2018 8:38:38 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    If the leader of your organization lied to you and all those he encounters in hundreds of ways? Not only that, but the people who helped him get there were turning away from confronting him or making an issue about this and many other indiscretions? And the people who could have an impact on the s... Read more

  • Every few years, I seem to get to a new lower number with my weight.

    6/6/2018 2:44:33 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    About twenty years ago, I was very steady at 296 to 306. Years later, I was staying at around 295. Then it dropped into the high 280s. Then, I stayed at the lower 280's for a time. Now, for about a year, it's been 275-278. When's it going to drop into the 260's?? My goal is 245, which with my six fo... Read more

  • Saw a Guy on Christiane Amanpour's show.

    6/1/2018 7:54:27 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    He wrote a book about the death of democracy. He cited an Israeli writer, who said there is a bonfire of populism burning across the world. It leads to destroying the press, including locking up journalists in Turkey and Russia. It leads to things like the trade war, which will be deliterious for th... Read more

  • Still working on Joy...

    5/31/2018 5:40:25 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    But I find it is very difficult to turn my back on all of the president's news stories. My wife and I are both spending hours watching and reading. It is very hard to turn away from. This has become a very large occupation of our time. It almost feels mandatory to follow what is going on. But yet lo... Read more

  • In keeping with the Joy theme...

    5/29/2018 1:47:11 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    I ordered the Book of Joy, by the Dalai Lama and Bishop Desmond Tutu. This book had great reviews on Amazon. It comes tomorrow. I will likely devour it. Glenn... Read more

  • I tend to suffer from a Negativity Bias.

    5/27/2018 10:14:27 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    Looking for and expecting the negative to happen. Tara Brach says that what we cultivate in our lives gets stronger. So if you practice gratitude daily, you become more grateful. If you pursue joy in your thinking, you will likely find more joy with practice. "Joy does not simply happen to us. W... Read more