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We often view confidence as a quality or attribute that people are born with. We think of it in the same way as having brown hair or blue eyes. It is something you either have or don’t have. But confidence …Read More

One of the greatest causes of unhappiness is the addiction to approval. Needing other people to like us or think that we are wonderful is a recipe for misery. Why? Because the approval of others is something that is completely …Read More

Most people think that lucky breaks are the key to success. I will admit that lucky breaks help.   But the real key to future success is your frustration with your current job or career. You have to be sick of …Read More

Back in the day, good manners were easy to figure out. “Don’t interrupt.” “Don’t chew with your mouth open.” “Say “please” and “thank you.”” “Offer folks something to drink when they come into your home.” The benefits of using good …Read More

Most of the mistakes that we make in life occur because we don’t pay attention to the warning signs. Life throws up big warning signs when we are going down the wrong path. They are big red signs that say …Read More

You may have heard the adage, “a man’s word is his bond.” In simple terms, a bond is an agreement with legal force. So, the saying basically means that if you agree to something verbally, that should be the same …Read More

I know people who are very busy. They are always on the go, running from one place to another. But if you asked them at the end of the week what they have accomplished, they would give you a blank …Read More

In fairy tales, there is always a Prince Charming, someone who comes and saves the day. In fact, most children’s stories have a hero, someone who solves a big problem that no one else can solve. Unfortunately, in real life, …Read More

The teen years are a challenging period for parents. The challenge is that teens look like adults. They have adult bodies, and once they get into high school, they start to dress like adults. But they aren’t adults. Their brains …Read More

The ironic thing about life is that the things that we love the most are also the things that can keep us from fully loving other people. Whether it be religion or patriotism or family, the things that we cherish …Read More