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Discovering the Mystery

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Discovering the Mystery

Do you like suspenseful novels or movies? How about mysteries or thrillers? I do. And what I like most about these kinds of books and movies is being surprised by a discovery at the end of the story. I still remember being stunned by the final scenes in The Sixth Sense and Primal Fear. In […]

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Are You Worth Your Salt? (Part 2)

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Are You Worth Your Salt? (Part 2)

In my last article, I mentioned a phrase from my childhood about our being “worth our salt.” If you didn’t read it, click here: Are You Worth Your Salt? This article continues to focus on the remaining principles which I embrace. Hopefully, by seeing them, you will think more purposefully about the principles you value. […]

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Are You Worth Your Salt?

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Are You Worth Your Salt?

Several years ago in Golf Digest magazine, I read a story about a young golfer named Charlie Siem. He was playing in a tournament and after making the winning putt, he bent down to retrieve his ball from the cup. Immediately, he realized that the ball in the cup was not his. At some point […]

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Finding Humor in Life’s Challenges

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Finding Humor in Life’s Challenges

When we’re faced with a challenge, it’s not often easy to find humor in the situation. But humor can be just what we need to balance the situation and boost our morale. I love it when I’m able to find something funny in the midst of a stressful situation. I’m not always good at it […]

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Hitting the “Share” Button

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Hitting the “Share” Button

I came across an article online a few days ago that I thought a friend would appreciate. At the top of the page was a “Share” button. I clicked the button and an email window popped up with the title of the article inserted in the subject line and a link to the article embedded […]

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Curing Center of the Universe Syndrome

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Curing Center of the Universe Syndrome

The following stories are true. The names have been omitted to protect the guilty. But you know who you are. Recently, I was walking to my gate when I saw four airport employees pushing four empty wheelchairs. They were walking side-by-side while talking and laughing. It was an amusing sight. That is, until I realized […]

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Adjusting Your Humor Antenna

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Adjusting Your Humor Antenna

The word antenna is becoming one of those words that is only familiar to people over a certain age. I must be one of those people because when I was young, there was an antenna on everything—our car, our house, and our radio. Today, antennae are few and far between. But the purpose of those […]

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Special Wellness Retreat

Special Wellness Retreat

Enlighten Up! A Wellness Retreat to Lift Your Mind and Body Luna Lodge Resort in Costa Rica February 18-25, 2018 Join Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, CPAE and Agnes F. Schrider, PT as you immerse yourself in nature while restoring your mind, heart and body. Luna Lodge is an eco-friendly lodge nestled in the lush rainforest surrounded by beauty […]

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Minding Our Lives

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Minding Our Lives

I know this has happened to you. You’re driving down an interstate highway when your mind begins to wander. Maybe you’re thinking about your boss’s rude behavior or how nice it would be to make a career change. You start imagining all the jobs that might fit your skills. Maybe you should open a coffee […]

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Just Be Nice

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Just Be Nice

We had just finished a lovely Valentine’s Day meal, celebrating the day after Valentine’s Day since we can never get a table at a decent restaurant on Valentine’s Day, and our server brought the bill. I placed my credit card on top of the bill accompanied by a two-for-one coupon. The server said, “Hrrrumph, you […]

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