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Nothing is Insurmountable

Admin November 12, 2022 Post Comments

"There is nothing in your life that cannot be overcome; whatever the situation or problem, there is always a solution..."

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How To Help In A Crisis

Admin October 02, 2022 Post Comments

"A crisis can be any unexpected adverse event, ranging from mild to severe. For instance, unexpected news or no news at all..."

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Taking Responsibility For Behaviors

Admin September 29, 2022 Post Comments

"By knowing the signs of these common mental health conditions, you will be better equipped to recognize when you, or someone you know, may need professional help..."

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Mental Health: Knowing the Signs

Admin September 28, 2022 Post Comments

"Mental health problems can cover a broad range of disorders, but the common characteristic is that they all affect the affected person's personality, thought processes or social interactions..."

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Am I Your Enemy?

Admin September 27, 2022 Post Comments

"Often times, we tend to label (I despise labels) individuals who offend us as being the enemy when in truth the real enemy is of a spiritual power..."

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Confidentiality

Admin September 26, 2022 Post Comments

"When learning new things about new people it is essential that you have confidentiality..."

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Conflict in Relationships

Admin September 25, 2022 Post Comments

"When working with other people, conflict will often occur due to different ideas, perspectives, and communication styles..."

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Building Relationships with Culture

Admin September 24, 2022 Post Comments

"Getting to know others of different backgrounds can be rewarding as you get to experience different worlds through the other individual's personal experiences..."

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Building Relationships: Bonding

Admin September 24, 2022 Post Comments

"Relationships take time to build. Bonding creates an effective relationship with your mentee, which is critical to having a successful relationship. Developing rapport byusing effective communication skills builds trust, which creates a positive relationship..."

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First Impressions

Admin September 23, 2022 Post Comments

"You have about 7 seconds to make a first impression! Whether it is for a job interview, business meeting or social event..."

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Acceptance & Accountability

LaVan Robinson September 12, 2022 Post Comments

"The more you go within your core of origin; comprehension of love; its meaning and purpose are exposed as the divine manifestation of inner reflection and self acceptance... accountability begins."

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Our Daily Path

C. Robert September 04, 2022 Post Comments

"My mind is thinking of positive things and the happiness and joy it brings. If we would think before we choose, then there would be nothing that we should lose..."

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Love: Patience and Kind

C. Robert September 04, 2022 Post Comments

"...I believe the issues are still the same. We still do not know what true love is. Until we do, we will always have the problems we have today, with those special people who truly love and adore us..."

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Dating

C. Robert September 03, 2022 Post Comments

"...Attitude plays a significant role when searching for that special someone, in the hope of finding the one who will love you for who you are, and not only what you can give them. The problem is, that they are not for you, but themselves, only for themselves, and because of that, they don't care what you think, say, or even feel..."

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Conversations

C. Robert September 01, 2022 Post Comments

"There were conversations about respect, but how can we speak of respect when we do not know what it means? The problem is, that we have been disrespecting ourselves for so long that it has become an easy thing to do. If a man disrespects himself, then he will disrespect his family. He did not understand the significance of the word."

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Children & Disobedience

C. Robert August 30, 2022 Post Comments

"The statistics of unruly children are on the rise and no one is doing anything about it. When parents allow their children to disrespect them, it takes away from the authority of a mother or a father figure."

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Gratitude

C. Robert August 28, 2022 Post Comments

"The gratitude of praise is what I bring; simply clinging to the cross despising the shame. I am thankful Oh Lord for what you have done, even though the lesson I've learned is not any fun."

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Identifying Values

Admin August 27, 2022 Post Comments

"If your life focus is different than your core values you will feel dissatisfied and frustrated. It's important to ensure that your values determine your priorities."

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The Importance of Perception

Admin August 23, 2022 Post Comments

"The Power Of Perception has the power to and WILL mold and shape your entire existence on earth and will determine precisely how that life experience unfolds. If you don't like what has transpired to this point discover the "Real Truth" concerning why it is the way it is and develop the beliefs, faith and way of thinking that will enable you to change what it is that you are experiencing. Eliminate your self restricting and limiting perception of truth and discover REAL TRUTH and you will know what it means to experience heaven on earth."

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What Makes You Forget To Eat?

Admin August 23, 2022 Post Comments

We've all had that experience where we get so wrapped up in something that minutes turn into hours and hours turn into "Holy crap, I forgot to have dinner."

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How Can You Better Embarrass Yourself?

Admin August 23, 2022 Post Comments

Before you are able to be good at something and do something important, you must first suck at something and have no clue what you're doing. That's pretty obvious. And in order to suck at something and have no clue what you're doing, you must embarrass yourself in some shape or form, often repeatedly.

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Remember Me!

Admin August 22, 2022 Post Comments

If You Knew You Were Going To Die One Year From Today, What Would You Do and How Would You Want To Be Remembered?

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Where Are You Going?

Admin August 20, 2022 Post Comments

Gun To Your Head, If You Had To Leave The House All Day, Every Day, Where Would You Go And What Would You Do?

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How Are You Going To Save The World?

Admin August 18, 2022 Post Comments

In case you haven't seen the news lately, the world has a few problems...

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Do You Remember When We Used To...

Admin August 16, 2022 Post Comments

We all have a tendency to lose touch with what we loved as a child. Something about the social pressures of adolescence and professional pressures of young adulthood squeezes the passion out of us. We're taught that the only reason to do something is if we're somehow rewarded for it.

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5 Steps to Conflict Resolution

Admin August 14, 2022 Post Comments

Is there a correct way to handle conflict? What are the effects of poor 'conflict management?' Conflict in the world might be inevitable, as people have different personalities, goals, and opinions.

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Assumptions & Gossip

Admin August 03, 2022 Post Comments

Most wars and heated confrontations across the world are founded upon 'Assumptions and Prejudgements'...

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Self Acceptance

Admin July 11, 2022 Post Comments

At its core, self acceptance is being comfortable in your skin. Understanding and appreciating who you are. Looking in the mirror and recognizing the unique, wonderful work-in-progress staring back at you. Accepting yourself, faults and all.

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Imagine All The People

Admin July 10, 2022 Post Comments

Culture is that which shapes us; it shapes our identity and influences our behavior. Culture is our 'way of being,' more specifically, it refers to the shared language, beliefs, values, norms, behaviors, and material objects that are passed down from one generation to the next.

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The Importance of Communication

Admin July 10, 2022 Post Comments

Listening is the most important part of communication, because if you fail to understand the message being expressed to you, you will also fail in providing a substantial and meaningful response.

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Life Is A Roller-coaster

Admin July 10, 2022 Post Comments

You sit in one place relaxed and calmed and think back to all those times when you thought you would never make it. But here you are all relieved and peaceful, reminiscing the time when life was too tough for you to take...

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Dealing With Loneliness & Depression

Admin July 09, 2022 Post Comments

There have been many instances in life when I feel lonely and depressed. It didn't necessarily have to be something big. Even a little something could throw me in the doom of depression and loneliness (especially a romantic relationship breakup).

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What's Your Fear?

Admin July 05, 2022 Post Comments

We all have been down that road. We're all too familiar with this enemy's negative influences over us which leads to: Doubt, Unbelief, Lack of Faith, and Pessimism...

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5 Solid Reasons Why Reading Books Is A Good Habit

Admin July 05, 2022 Post Comments

Books are a man's best friend. If you are a reader, you are never truly alone and this is the biggest reason why reading books is a good habit.

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What's Your Favorite Flavor Of Shit Sandwich?

Admin July 05, 2022 Post Comments

Ah, yes. The all-important question. What flavor of shit sandwich would you like to eat? Because here's the sticky truth about life that they don't tell us: 'Everything sucks, some of the time'...

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Life! A Game Of Chess

Admin July 04, 2022 Post Comments

If the life we live seems a game of Chess played between God and the Devil, (1) Whose side are you defending? (2) What Chess piece will you be in 'their game,' and (3) Why?

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How to Overcome Writer's Block

Admin July 04, 2022 Post Comments

If you are a writer like me then I am sure you must have faced writer's block and have been looking for ways to overcome it.

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What's Your Purpose?

Admin July 03, 2022 Post Comments

Most people have no clue on what it is they want to do with their lives. Even if we've gotten to the point where we do know our purpose, at some point throughout life, it's been a question for all of us. It's a struggle almost every adult goes through.

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5 Tips on How to Review a Book

Admin June 29, 2022 Post Comments

Writing a book review is no science. It is a simple procedure that can be very self-rewarding and fun to do. Writing a book review can help you start a book blog and get you in touch with high-end publications for beta reading.

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Top 10 Modern Poetry Books

Admin June 27, 2022 Post Comments

The world of poetry is huge which makes choosing the best poetry books challenging. If you already have a soft corner for poems or want to read poetry for a change, you will need the best of the best.

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Hard Drive

C. Robert June 25, 2022 Post Comments

I am only human and without divine strength, I will never grow in spirit. The thing is, we are so dependent on ourselves, that the self fails us each every time.

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How To Know My Passion

Admin June 21, 2022 Post Comments

Have you ever wondered how people find their passion so easily?

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Why Must I Forgive Them?

Admin June 21, 2022 Post Comments

The more we hold on to hate and keep grudges in our hearts for those who wronged us... it destroyes our souls...

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5 Narratives That Can Heal a Broken Heart

Admin June 20, 2022 Post Comments

Reading narratives not only help us understand our feelings but provides a sense of understanding

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How To Spread Love & Hope

Admin June 12, 2022 Post Comments

Hope is a feeling that keeps you sane and going; a mere emotion that drives your life. No matter how devastating life gets, as long as you hold on to hope, your mental state stays stable. This is why the question of 'how to spread hope' must be addressed.

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What Is Cultural Diversity?

Admin June 09, 2022 Post Comments

It is very common in the United States when meeting a new person to ask them 'Where are you from originally?'

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Love & Lust- What's the Difference?

Admin June 07, 2022 Post Comments

The 'take-away' of this short-story 'Dark Venom' summarizes that when Love is applied the wrong way, it can be very destructive. So destructive that it will paralyze every fiber of your body and soul.

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A Desire To Change

Admin June 06, 2022 Post Comments

Like so many people, success comes and goes. The problem is that we are too lazy to make things happen and it is destroying us both mentally and physically. If we are willing to do our best, then a lifetime of opportunities will present themselves...

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Abuse: The Destroyer Of Families

Admin June 03, 2022 Post Comments

Mental and physical abuse is prevalent amongst men and it will never change unless we change it. The problem is, we are living what we see and what is taught...

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Are You Resilient?

Admin June 01, 2022 Post Comments

You may think you're not very resilient. The word 'resilient' might bring to mind all of the struggles and setbacks that have plagued you in your life

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Creativity vs. Tradition

Admin May 20, 2022 Post Comments

Never be afraid to step outside the box or move against the grain of tradition when it comes to expressing oneself through 'Word, Art & Music.'

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