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Let me tell you about this photo for a minute.  From the photo, it could be said that she is standing in a beautiful flower field, perhaps at the base of a mountain with the sun peaking in at the top right corner.  Ahh…. Well, it’s not the case.  She is actually in the weeds […]

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I’ve been thinking a lot about confidence lately.  Many people come into my office requesting to work on building more confidence.  They often want to be more confidence with people, have more confidence in their job, or simply more confidence in themselves.  So what is confidence?  What makes us actually feel confident?  Here are my thoughts on […]

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  I have written three posts today and all of them have been terrible.  So, I am noticing that maybe I have been a little more stressed out than necessary and maybe need to do something other than write a post.  Instead of writing a long blog post, I’m going to take the day and […]

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Do you have to be perfect?  In all ways?  In some ways?  Do you get frustrated because you never quite arrive at perfect?  Do you give away too many of your thoughts and your time in effort to become perfect?  Do you notice that people in your life get tired of your quest to be perfect? […]

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When people think of vacation, many think of Hawaii or Mexico, or somewhere that is free from all life troubles.  Recently, I took a vacation to Detroit.  Not the most popular vacationing site especially in recent years due to the economic circumstance and urban decay.  However, my brother and I decided that if I was […]

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