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Author Archives: Barb Cady

Real People… Redirect

Have you ever found yourself in a ditch, seemingly unable to move forward or backward? Despite your best efforts of rocking your car back and forth, the tires continue to spin, throwing mud in all directions and ultimately digging the … Continue reading

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Real People… True to Myself

Playwright Neil Simon once gave a commencement address with the theme of being true to yourself. He said, “Don’t listen to those who say it’s not done that way. Maybe it is not, but maybe it can be. Don’t listen … Continue reading

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Real People… Rethink

Two women turn 70 years old, yet each takes a different meaning from the event. One “knows” that her life is coming to an end. To her, seven decades of living means that her body must be breaking down and … Continue reading

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Real People… Redefine Limitations

Once there were two men fishing on the same side of the river. The younger guy was not catching a thing, while the old man caught everything in sight. The young man noticed, however, that when the old man caught … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Self-Talk

We all have conversations going on inside our heads and, no, we are not crazy. Well, at least I’m not! We all hear competing voices. One is a negative critic, and the other is a positive coach. It is called … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Belief

I…I believe…I believe that…I believe that we…I believe that we will…I believe that we will win! I believe that we will win! If you watched any of the recent World Cup Soccer games involving the US Men’s Team, you probably … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Decisions

Deciding to decide can be one of the most difficult things we do. Going through the intellectual and emotional gymnastics of deciding is not always easy. It can keep you up all night, weighing the pros and cons. It can … Continue reading

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