Remember when you fell in love for the first time? I certainly do, and I bet you do as well. I also suspect everybody who knew you at that time knew you were in love as well. When you are in love, it shows! So why not take this truth to everything we do. When…

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Ever want to escape — to go to a monastery or nunnery, to live in a log cabin in the woods, to find an island in the Caribbean, etc.? You know what I mean — to check out. I don’t think I’m alone when I used to think that to get in touch with my…

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“Wake up and stop falling prey to the conditioning of the media and society around you. It’s only those people who are awake that live in a state of constant amazement.” — Anon. Sometimes I mine my collection of quotes to get my mind back on track. I know I need to make a few…

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Sometimes I get down. No, I’m not talking about depression, just not at the top of my game. We all have our own set of remedies for the blues. It can be as simple as a bowl of ice cream or fist full of oatmeal raisin cookies. Another solution is to watch an old sappy…

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Old school sports has a lot to teach us today. When I say old school sports I mean the lessons that were driven into our head after every victory or loss. I can hear my coaches say, “Show nothing but class. Blame no-one but yourself. Praise your opponent. Look for the lessons you learned. It’s…

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