5 Options for How to Use Your Imagination

Children, in certain ways, are much wiser than adults are. Children understand the importance of playing and having fun. They are more accepting of themselves and others. And they know how powerful the imagination is. Somehow, somewhere those wise practices and attitudes typically get lost during the transition from childhood to adulthood. What if you…

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Allow Your Greatness to Shine Through

Life is a dream that I’m awake for. Life is a pleasant dream come true. Yes, I choose to see life that way. I choose to see the good in everything, including the things that look to be horrific. For me, adopting that mindset makes the most sense. I’ve heard others, including David Bayer and…

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Mapping the Future: Mike Dooley’s 3 Steps for Creating Change

I’ve been watching a webinar series by Mike Dooley. The previous post “Miracles Happen Every Day. Here Are Some of Mine” was me working through the first worksheet. The exercise there was to help me admit that miracles have happened in my life before and that miracles can keep on happening, too. The second worksheet…

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Miracles Happen Every Day. Here Are Some of Mine

I struggle with identifying miracles that have happened in my life. I also struggle with doing personal development exercises, including this one from a Mike Dooley webinar. “What’s your miraculous story? When have you experienced a transformation that completely took you by surprise or wildly exceeded your expectations — a miracle that was sparked by a situation…

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Childless by Choice. Another Option to Go With in Life

In my previous post, “Pollock Clinics Vasectomy Review: Permanent Birth Control for Men,” I talked about my vasectomy experience and recommended that any man who wants to get a vasectomy either go to Pollock Clinics or somewhere else that uses the same method. I have found that people who want to have children tend to put…

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Pollock Clinics Vasectomy Review: Permanent Birth Control for Men

I wouldn’t advise that every man get a vasectomy, but there are certain situations where it is helpful. Like when a man knows that he doesn’t want to have any biological children or any more biological children. I got a vasectomy nearly 2 years ago, and it’s the best investment I’ve ever made. I’ll give…

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Life’s Golden Buckets Book Review: Kieron Sweeney’s Budgeting Habit

This post contains affiliate link(s). An affiliate link means I may earn advertising or referral fees if you make a purchase through my link. I saw Kieron Sweeney speak in person many years ago at a weekend event. It was an enjoyable experience. He was funny and very informative. He made light of the fact…

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Our Common Bond Speaks Forth and Cries Out to Be Remembered

What is enlightenment? Is it sustainable? And can these questions even be answered in this lifetime? Sometimes, there are no easy answers. Sometimes, the strength is found in the struggling. Thrown into the world of adult problems, life can look a lot more complex and difficult than back when you and I were children. Remember…

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What Your Scars Say about You

See this scar? The one on my left wrist? That’s from when my front teeth got knocked out. I scraped my wrist when I landed on the pavement. And this scar? The one on my left knee? That’s from when I fell and scraped my knee on gravel when I was a boy. I had to…

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How to Apply Learned Optimism: A Sample Disputation Record

In a previous post, I gave my review of the “Learned Optimism” book by Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology. I explained what learned optimism is, and I recommend that you go to the review so you can familiarize yourself with the concept and what’s involved in applying it to your life. ==> Click here…

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