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On being humble

How best to approach a blog on being humble?  We might begin with the standard dictionary definition: A) not proud or haughty.  B) Reflecting, expressing or offered in a spirit of diffidence or submission.  To my thinking neither of these definitions reflect the broader and true meaning. To be Humble For me the true definition …

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How do you treat people?

People are people.  There is no appreciable difference between the CEO and the night janitor.  Yet there is a tendency to judge others with a title or position we revere with worthiness. The ranking game. If we pass a firefighter on the street, we probably don’t even notice them.  When a firestorm moves towards our …

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The pause that refreshes

I presume many of us are too young to recall that advertising slogan, but the reminder is still important; the reminder that once in a while it is essential that we pause our lives, our thinking, our talking and simply be. In the book Bear and Butterfly I give some reasons why it might be …

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Shells in Time

We may be walking around experiencing life, but that does not mean we are living life.  Many people are simply Shells in Time, taking meaning from other peoples lives, letting the beliefs of others define who and what they are.  Living, but not alive.  Choicefull Living Seminars is committed to helping us out of this limbo of life; …

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Affirmations

Regular readers of these blogs will know that I am a staunch advocate of affirmations.  Affirmations are a regular and important part of my own life, and I hope of your life as well.  We know that positive affirmations help us grow, help us manifest what we want, and help us live joyful lives.   …

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Liberate your Inner Child

You probably have heard about your “inner child”, that part of you who wants to run and play and blow off work, eat ice cream for dinner, and who wants to pout when you don’t get your way.  Yes, that inner child is indeed alive and well within you right now.  If you have not let …

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Wants or Needs?

Wants and Needs are not the same thing, yet we often confuse them in our minds and chase after things which do not serve us, thinking that our wants are our needs. This distracts us from what is truly important in our lives. A need might be food, shelter, clothing. A want would be a five …

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You Are Perfect!

Now just hold on a moment, what do you mean I am perfect; my hair is too…. my legs are too…. my income is …….. I don’t have that someone special in my life, what do you mean I am perfect?  But you are perfect.  Tomorrow your hair might be exactly the way you want …

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The gift

There you are, handing over a gift to someone.  This gift has been carefully selected, thought about and given with love.  Then the receipient turns around and gives it to someone else or simply sets it aside.  You are devistated, or maybe even angry.  “How can they do that?” you ask. They can do that …

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