The Prison of Fear

Print BlogAs a youngster growing up in my mid-sized town, I remember there were two hardware businesses. They each seemed to my young, elementary school mind to be modestly successful. I knew both owners, and they were decent people. For a while, they were what

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Why Self-Compassion Is Important

Print BlogThere’s a saying that we are own worst critics. We’re never satisfied with what we do. If you’ve ever met a person who was happy with everything they’ve achieved in life, they’re probably like a rare Pokémon! The truth is, there’s something to learn

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Live In The Moment

Print BlogMy mom recently gave me a shoebox crammed with fading and creased photographs, or what we used to call “snapshots.” These were just a few of the numerous pictures my late stepfather kept tucked away in his vast collection. There were snapshots from my

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Carpe Diem Philosophy: How to Truly Seize the Day

Print BlogWhen Dead Poets Society was released, Robin Williams stole the hearts of viewers around the world thanks to his portrayal of a remarkable character who believed that ordinary lives can be transformed into something truly extraordinary if we believed in ourselves. “Carpe diem”—or “seize

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Assume Everything Matters

Print BlogI recently walked out to the bird feeders on our property to help my wife fill the plastic tubes with wild bird mix and to hang a new suet block. I realize this fact probably won’t phase some of you, but my research revealed

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