Abuse in Public the New Norm

It has always bothered me when I see people treated lesser than just because of the work they do.  There are many invaluable services performed by people that are abused simply because of the job they hold.  Yet where would we be as a society if no one cleaned toilets?  I am deeply grateful for the janitors and cleaning staff […]

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When My Ego Doesn’t Serve

  Self importance, bossy, pushy, arrogant, cocky, puffing up chest, boasting, self righteous, know it all, has to be #1, rub it in your face, poor winner, my kid is better than your kid, my dad can beat up your dad, being aggressive or unkind are all signs of the dark side of Ego.  Most of us are guilty of […]

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Live in Your Own Bubble

  When we learn to focus on our own journey and not worry about others we are naturally balanced and happier.  This is easy to do when we are hermits or live away from the people we really care about.  It’s especially difficult when we engage with our family members, co-workers, clients, and even more difficult when we have children. […]

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Where have our manners gone?

This question has been asked since the beginning of civilization.  Every few years it seems our culture redefines what is acceptable behavior, and it seems we lower our expectations just a bit more every day. Recently my husband and I were on vacation.  We decided to take in the buffet at the hotel where we were staying.  The line to […]

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