Category Archives: New Beginnings

Be an extraordinary person!

What does it take to be an extraordinary person? I believe anyone and everyone can be extraordinary in their own special way. It is a power that comes from within yourself that gives you the empowerment to be an extraordinary, … Continue reading

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Happiness is?

“Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.” – Eleanor Roosevelt   What is happiness? What makes people happy? Is it possible to be happy, even when life is stressing you out? Several organizations have published “happiness reports” that … Continue reading

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How can you change the world?

In many ways I find myself in the same situation as Michael Ryan. I am trying to change the world, though I do not have our maker or an incredibly powerful dog helping me along the way. So where do … Continue reading

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Want to join my club?

While I am writing this, I am forgetting the fact that I am a white, middle aged, non-religious American man. I am simply a human being, and I share this planet with countless other human beings. I may have very … Continue reading

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A Change of Heart

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner … Continue reading

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What kind of book is Mr. Breeze?

Last night I had some friends over for dinner. One of them grabbed my ebook reader and went to read the reviews for “Mr. Breeze.” One of my dinner guests read each review which was mostly very complementary and the … Continue reading

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What is Hope?

Hope /hōp/ Noun: A feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Verb: Want something to happen or to be the case: “he’s hoping for compensation”; “I hope that the kids are OK”. Psychologists argue about when … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Implement New Years Resolutions

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin Can New Years resolutions be successfully implemented? In 1985, University of Scranton’s psychology department conducted … Continue reading

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