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Is Trump Keeping His Promise to America?
Sunday, July 22, 2018      14 comments

During his presidential campaign and his inaugural address, Trump made a promise to all American citizens including minorities. In an October 2016 speech in Charlotte, North Carolina, he said for instance: “African American citizens have... Read more
TODAY'S QUESTION 201
Saturday, July 21, 2018      9 comments

Today's question is "What chances do you wish you had taken?" I try not to look back on my choices with regret for what I didn't do. I will say that I'm sorry that I didn't finished college. I had a full-time job and could have finished v... Read more
Positive Education for Weight Loss
Saturday, July 14, 2018      19 comments

EDUCATION NEEDS TOO OFTEN NOT MET If you are having difficulty establishing desired changes in your life, you are among the majority of people who have been let down by the established system of education that is common place. Public Educatio... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Five Empowering Mantras to Live a Joyous Life
Sunday, July 01, 2018      44 comments

Please feel free to adopt or not adopt any of these mantras as you choose, but I feel you will find them as a whole empowering. Mr. Owl ... Read more
Let's Celebrate a 5 year Milestone!
Sunday, July 01, 2018      7 comments

Forwarding a message from the team At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Maintenance: -- LYNCHD05 has maintained for FIVE YEARS!!! her page is at www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge.asp?id=LYNCHD05 Lets head on over to t... Read more
The Joy of Mastering my Mind
Friday, June 22, 2018      5 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

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