The Real Story Goes Unreported

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Your attitude is important. You have to protect yourself from negativity, lest you become infected. If you turned on the news today, you heard divisive political stories, frightening news about the spread of a dangerous virus, the horrors of war, an earthquake, and problems on … [Read more...]

Be Your Own Hero

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At a Toastmasters meeting, I was given two minutes to give an extemporaneous answer to the questions: “Who is your hero? And why are they your hero?” Without skipping a beat and without delay, I answered: “I am my own hero.” It sounds arrogant, I know. But before you judge the … [Read more...]

Who Is Writing Your Story?

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You are writing the story of your life. You are the author and protagonist. You’re the one making the decisions; you decide where the story goes next. As you write your story, you encounter outside forces, but those forces aren’t writing your story. Unless you allow them … [Read more...]