Tag: adversity

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Humor, Take Me Away

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Humor, Take Me Away

An old television commercial showed a woman describing the many demands in her life and when she finally got to her breaking point, she looked towards the heavens and said, “Calgon, take me away.”  She was immediately transported to an overly sudsy bathtub and relieved of all the stress in her life. I’m not sure […]

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Using Mistakes to Help Others

I’ve made a handful of mistakes in my life that still haunt me today. I guess we all have regrets and wish we could turn back the clock, return to a previous era, and make better choices with the knowledge we have today. For instance, I would have never eaten that sixth Slim Jim in […]

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I Admire Perseverance

Last week, in the same publication (The Week), I read about three people who each overcame serous obstacles to accomplish something significant.  This is important for all of us who can get tripped up by the simplest of things. 1. A homeless 18-year-old became a national science contest semifinalist. 2. A British woman became the […]

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