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If you have no vision of success

Saturday, June 27, 2015      6 comments

If you have no clear vision of where you are headed, you will end up back where you started and will have to start over again. If you can not find others who share your vision, you either did not look deep enough to find others like you who had ... Read more


Wednesday, June 24, 2015      6 comments

I learned, from the teaching tolerance magazine, a couple of resources for parents and friends to help their child or someone they know to avoid being a victim of or to deal with cyberbullying, promote positive self esteem, and in general encour... Read more

More on

Saturday, June 13, 2015      5 comments

In another forum AJDOVER challenged my conclusion that Let Go, Let God was a most important Al-Anon slogan. She said the importance of each slogan depended upon the circumstances. She also said that to her this slogan was a call for one to paus... Read more

Let go and Let God

Thursday, June 11, 2015      3 comments

This is one of the most important slogans of the Al-Anon program, or for mitigating any stressful relationship, but it is important to not abuse it by turning it into a mandate for displaying utter apathy toward the others need for compassion a... Read more

Think (Al-Anon Slogan)

Saturday, June 06, 2015      5 comments

Think before speaking since thoughts spoken when the mind is not quiet and calm can lead to self harm just as a bee kills itself when it stings you. To give impulsive criticism, display impatience or hostility, or speak words of anger all tend ... Read more

Building/Improving Healthy Relationships team invite

Saturday, May 30, 2015      2 comments

You are welcome to visit our team
gid=64349 and if you like its goals, join to share concerns and info with those who have a common interest. We strive to use the proven ... Read more

unwind from stress in a healthy way

Monday, May 18, 2015      10 comments

Don't stress yourself out by trying to change others. Learn that two people seldom respond to the same situation in the same manner, and the right approach is never confined to your own way. Don't fret over things that you can't change, learn ... Read more

I am focused on learning to cook

Saturday, March 21, 2015      5 comments

I am sorry I haven't post here much lately but I have been trying to spend less time on the internet and was looking to find a nitch in line with my passion for science and mathematics. After giving that some thought and spending too much time o... Read more

Part 3 to a sucessful marriage (Giving)

Saturday, March 14, 2015      2 comments

It's time for part 3 of your report, "7 Secrets for Fixing Your Marriage." I hope you're putting to good work secrets 1 and 2. And now let's keep going. SECRET 3: GIVE You have some changes you'd like to see in your spouse ... Read more

I failed to fulfill my promise

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      9 comments

I.m taking a week of not using the internet since I failed to limit my hours the past month as much as I had promised my wife. I will do my blogs on word perfect then post them on the evening of March18. Until then I am asking team members to v... Read more

Secret 2 to a sucessful marriage/relationship

Monday, March 02, 2015      10 comments

"SECRET 2: TALK & TOUCH Did you ever hear the Paul Simon song, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"? It's a humorous song about a not-so-funny subject (the break-up of Simon's marriage). I don't want you to hop on a bus or drop off your keys, b... Read more

Secret 1 to sucessful a marriage/relationship

Monday, March 02, 2015      5 comments

To have a successful relationship with an individual don't focus on your differences or past history, don't focus on what you want, but focus on doing what will lead to a winning situation for both you and your spouse/partner. More to follow ... Read more

Overwhelmed by Challenges for the next 2-13 weeks, etc?

Thursday, February 26, 2015      1 comments

Live the rest of your life with less stress and more joy. I mean don't stress yourself by trying to do too much, but by focusing each moment on what is important for that moment. Also, don't stress yourself by trying to make changes in the... Read more

Challenge to develop a positive life you love

Friday, February 20, 2015      2 comments

This challenge starts tomorrow February 21 on my building self esteem team. A wonderful site for motivational articles and quotes to do this is Jonathan Lockwood Huie's page . I happily recommend you go there. The ... Read more

Challenge to improve your self confidence ending 2/21/28

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      1 comments

I posted this challenge in the Message Boards SparkPeople Challenges. I also posted it under the Forum "Self-Esteem, Self-Action Challenges" of my team "Building Self-Esteem, Self-Action Group. See
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