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Need Help Solving low self esteem
Thursday, August 08, 2019      9 comments

Too many people are having difficulty in their weight loss quest. One major problem is that a series of past failures (either in weight loss or other goals) have cause them to have low self-esteem. It is difficult to carry out a successful we... Read more
When you fully understand
Monday, August 05, 2019      10 comments

When you fully understand that. people who are unsecured tend to dump their negativity upon others, that their issues are often theirs only and not a reflection of you, there is no need to verbally refute what they say, just nod and say ... Read more
In 2021, I will try to ...
Sunday, July 28, 2019      5 comments

Updated December 28, 2020 Have clarity in what I want and act accordingly Be the person who understands and forgives; Be the person who has a nurturing heart; Be the person who listens instead of judges; Be the person others can cou... Read more
You Decide (2)
Sunday, July 28, 2019      4 comments

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so" Noam Chomsky "You Decide You are the person who has to decid... Read more
Be someone who ...
Saturday, July 27, 2019      4 comments

Be someone who understands and forgives; Be someone who has a nurturing heart; Be someone who listens instead of judges; Be someone people can count on, and most importantly by your example, are inspired to leave other people better off. ... Read more
The weather
Tuesday, July 23, 2019      6 comments

I’m usually creative in my writing but this time I'd like to borrow from CHICADEEGRAMMY's blog based on winter weather and the issue of control. We like to think we are in control, but we have no control of the weather and we have gotten sever... Read more
Earn 10+ Spark Points a Day Starting 7/21
Friday, July 19, 2019      5 comments

Join my Goal setting challenge and earn 70+ points 7/21 thru 7/27 see https://www.sparkpeople.com/my
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You Decide
Friday, July 19, 2019      4 comments

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so" Noam Chomsky "You Decide You are the person who has to dec... Read more
Thank You God, I Have What I Need At This Time
Friday, July 12, 2019      6 comments

So often we might think, “If only I hand more willpower, more money, more talent, more faith, we would be happier. But as long as we are focusing on not having enough and being short changed, we’ll be unhappy and fail to do our best. We ne... Read more
Re 100 Pushups update and new schedule
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      6 comments

Re 100 Pushups update and new schedule Tuesday, June 25, 2019 This is my ongoing attempt to do 100 push-ups in one set, There is a program out there for achieving 100 pushups from scratch in 6 weeks, where you do pushups on Monday, Wednesd... Read more
Tribute to Medger Evers on Fox News
Wednesday, June 12, 2019      4 comments

Fox News paid tribute to civil rights icon Medger Evers, who was assassinated by a white supremacist on this date in 1963 at age 37. For background on Evers see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Me
dgar_Evers I am glad that Fox News tho... Read more
Re 100 Pushups update and new schedule
Wednesday, June 12, 2019      5 comments

This is my ongoing attempt to do 100 push-ups in one set by New Years Eve. There is a program out there for achieving 100 pushups from scratch in 6 weeks, where you do pushups on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday but I found that I needed at least... Read more
Day 148 "Encouraging the Heart" (especially for all Spark team leaders)
Tuesday, May 28, 2019      6 comments

Because team leaders are special, I have just set up a new team for all who ever felt inspired to encourage a friend or acquaintance, especially Spark team leaders who help others on their teams better themselves. Leaders are encourage to fulfi... Read more
Day 141 "pain is inevitable"
Tuesday, May 21, 2019      5 comments

"Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional" Budda We all experience pain in our lives but for maybe 99 percent of the population, it seems clear to me that suffering is optional. One can endure the pain and act as through the pain is und... Read more
Day 138 "Making the days count"
Saturday, May 18, 2019      2 comments

To make the days count more I found that keeping a journal is a key tool. 1. You are forced to reflect when you keep a journal; self reflect... Read more

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