Monthly Archives: November 2016

Secret Santa Challenge

This is a reprint story from my old blog, published exactly ten years ago on November 30, 2006. The message is identical today as then. Enjoy! TAKE THIS CHALLENGE SERIOUSLY! I am sharing my own secret today as well. I remember first hearing about this concept 10 years ago on the radio and it inspired […]

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Questions List

“The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions.” – Claude Levi-Strauss What are the big questions in your life? In many ways, the level of success you will achieve is directly related to the number and the size of the questions you ask yourself and then choose to answer. I […]

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Be a Quitter!

Attention: Smokers. This message is for you. I do not often encourage people to quit; however, today is different. For the past 40 years, the American Cancer Society has sponsored the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November. If you smoke and desire a better, longer, healthier life, this is a great opportunity […]

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Ancient Wisdom on Walking

As a culture, we often think of exercise (and especially walking, jogging, or running) as a very modern idea, something that is new to our scientific world of plenty. I will admit, I am guilty of this reasoning too. However, as the song says “it ain’t necessarily so”. A while back, I came across a […]

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Q: Whaddya Know?

A: Probably not nearly as much as you think. Here is a humbling thought: a good percentage, perhaps even the majority, of everything you ‘know’ is wrong. Of course, this does not mean that your parents, teachers, or mentors lied to you. Instead, this fact is merely a consequence of progress within human civilizations. As […]

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