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Why Do I Put Off to Tomorrow What I Could Do Today?

Procrastination

“Why do I put off to tomorrow what I could do today? If it is due, then do it until it’s done!” I can almost hear my mom saying those words when I was a teenager with chores to be … Continue reading

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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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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 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 U

Unlock, Understand, Unite, Useful, Ultimate The starting point for a better life is discovering that we have choices. Sometimes, we use excuses to keep ourselves locked in a cell of our own making, not realizing that we have a key … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter T

Talent, Tenacious, Thorough, Triumph, Truth  Have you ever had the experience where you just don’t feel like walking and then when you force yourself to begin, you have one of your best sessions of recent note? Or perhaps, you are … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter R

Realize, Recognize, Responsible, Review, Remember We are all self-made men and women, but only the successful seem to take credit for it. There seems to be a lot of finger pointing, victimhood, blaming and expecting someone else to solve our … Continue reading

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