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There are no straight lines in nature

The shortest route between two points is a straight line, however, in order to take that route you’ve got to be flying and people haven’t mastered that skill yet. It’s the same with every journey people undertake in their life, … Continue reading

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How many people will you feed

“Give a man a meal and he’ll become dependent upon you to feed him, however, if you teach him how to cook he’ll become independent for life.” Really, it’s the same as the fish story, but not everyone likes fish, … Continue reading

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An old hat doesn’t change

If you travel through life only looking for informing that endorses what you believe is true, you will spend a great deal of time learning nothing. (Confirmation bias.) An old hat doesn’t change, however, if you put the hat on … Continue reading

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Never underestimate your ability to learn a new skill

The secret to learning a new skill is believing you can, just don’t expect to an expert in a day because, every new skill takes time to master. The first step in learning anything is to identify the similarities between … Continue reading

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Only strong people can admit their ignorance

“I don’t know,” is the first step in learning anything new. The second step is being prepared to accept the things you already know may be wrong. Protecting your ego doesn’t help anybody. “The most successful people are not the … Continue reading

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You learn to swim where you’re slightly uncomfortable not where you’ll drown

Humans do not learn to swim in the middle of the ocean and if they do, they don’t swim for very long, if fact, they’re more likely to learn how not to drown so quickly rather than to swim. It’s … Continue reading

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Emotion has to be experienced to be understood

You are at the mercy of your emotions until experience teaches you to master them. Love hurts; no teacher can make you understand those two words like experience will. If you don’t understand how love hurts, you’ve never lost something … Continue reading

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Some People are Happy Being Angry

“We choose our emotions so being angry is a choice some people make;” now I don’t know about you but I always feel good when I’m happy so I choose to focus on things that make me happy. My latest … Continue reading

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A Formal Education Proves You Have the Ability to Learn

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” ~Albert Einstein. A formal education is designed to help people pass examinations, it doesn’t prepare them for life, that’s something they have to learn when their … Continue reading

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You’ve Got to Lose Gracefully the Battles You Cannot Win

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” “Sometimes you’ve got to lose the battle to win the war.” “Success is … Continue reading

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