When we’re chasing a dream, it’s easy – all too easy I think – to spend so much time looking ahead that we forget where we are and what is right in front of us. We’ll look at what others are doing or what they have and we’ll wish we had “it” too. Almost…

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  I pretty much remember all the ‘Truth and Dare’ games I played during my adolescent years. They were all the same. My two younger brothers, the neighborhood kids and I all sat in a circle in my basement clamoring, “Not me. Not me. YOU go first,” until my youngest brother, Tim, would predictably take the…

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“If you asked me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.” –Emile Zola      Here’s the thing: We all have stories.   Someone asks how you are on a particularly bad day and you quip, “I’m fine.” Or, you meet an old acquaintance on the street…

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“Our lives improve only when we take chances and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.” –Walter Anderson        Creating change in our lives starts with being honest with ourselves.   In the past 30 days, how many of these have you done? Called out of work…

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“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built up against it.” – Rumi           Fear is a liar.   Not exactly the statement you thought I’d start off this newsletter with, right? But, given that we have, on average,…

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