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There Have Always Been Times Like These

Things are rough out there, it’s hard to argue with that. The stock market. Quarantines. Hospitals filled to capacity, and beyond. Travel plans cut short. Families cut off from loved ones. And terrible events have been happening for all of humankind. My province of Nova Scotia in Canada is dealing with the worst mass killing … Continue reading There Have Always Been Times Like These

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Do You Have A Personal Mantra That Helps You?

A personal mantra is an affirmation to motivate and inspire you to be your best self. It is typically a positive phrase or statement that you use to affirm the way you want to live your life. ... The true value of a mantra comes when it is audible, visible, and/or in your thoughts. We should always be looking for mantras and epigrams. Ideas that … Continue reading Do You Have A Personal Mantra That Helps You?

The Acts of The Few Can Help The Many

Perhaps you know the story of the 300 Spartans. It was first immortalized by Herodotus, and then has been passed down through the ages (there’s a wonderful Steven Pressfield novel about it). If you don’t know the story, here’s what happens: Facing an invading army of some 300,000 Persian soldiers that threatened to annihilate Greece, … Continue reading The Acts of The Few Can Help The Many

25 Principles of Adult Behavior

Besides co-writing most of The Grateful Dead songs, John Barlow wrote these 25 Principles of Adult Behavior when he turned 30. Be patient. No matter what. Don’t badmouth: Assign responsibility, not blame. Say nothing of another you wouldn’t say to him. Never assume the motives of others are, to them, less noble than yours are … Continue reading 25 Principles of Adult Behavior