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  • Taking Responsibility

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    The first step to building resilience is to take responsibility for who you are and for your life. If you’re not willing to do that, stop wasting your time… Greitens, Eric (2015-03-10). Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life (Kindle Locations 484-485). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Kindle Edition.   We exited one of the men […]

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  • Pointing Out The Obvious

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    Seneca had a great response: “People say: ‘What good does it do to point out the obvious?’ A great deal of good; for we sometimes know facts without paying attention to them. Advice . .  . merely engages the attention and rouses us, and concentrates the memory, and keeps it from losing its grip. We miss […]

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  • Relationships are Not Effecient

    Quality time is important. Being actively engaged with our children in their schoolwork or their activities or by simply reading a book is important. But they need quantity time, too, and lots of it. Even if there’s nothing special on the agenda, they need to know that we’ve chosen to be in the room or […]