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Category Archives: Attitude

Foggy or Focused?

Mountains and forest

Springtime in the hills of West Virginia often has very foggy mornings. As the sun appears over the mountains and the fog begins to lift and eventually burn off, what was murky and vague becomes crisp and clear against a … Continue reading

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Using the ABCs to Care for Ourselves

Alphabet blocks

What a pleasure it has been to wander through the alphabet with you this past year. I am quite happy with the personal, positive vocabulary I have built through the 52 weeks of our journey. Below is my list. I … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words … the letter Z

Zap, Zeal, Zest, Zip, Zowie How perfect that the alphabet ends with such an incredibly upbeat letter! It is so exciting to reflect on the many messages the other letters have given us throughout the year, and I find that … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words … the letter Y

Yearn, Yes, Yummy No matter what the circumstances, positive people see opportunities everywhere. They understand that opportunities are not based on luck or position. Opportunity exists everywhere if you just open your eyes and look for it. Lois Wyse, president … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words … the letter X

Xerox, X-Ray Peter Clemens recently shared on his blog a quote from “Break From the Pack” by Oren Harari: the memorable term, “copycat economy,” to describe the current state of the economy. This is a state in which anything new, … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter W

Want, Welcome, Willing, Workable, Write Surfers “ride” the waves, using their power to take them where they want to go. The surfer does not use his or her power to change the wave to make it go where he or … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter V

Value, Versatile, Vocal, Victory, Volitional I watched a charming movie a couple of years ago titled “A Dog’s Purpose.” The star was a dog named Bailey and his purpose was to bring joy and happiness. I enjoyed it thoroughly, shed … Continue reading

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