Category Archives: curiosity

6 Ways to Boost Your Survivability

Survivability – n The ability to remain alive or continue to exist The capability of a person or system to fulfill its mission in the presence of threats, failures or accidents Survivability is more than staying alive physically during or … Continue reading

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Be a Fox not a Porcupine

An old Eastern proverb says: The fox has many tricks, but the porcupine has one big trick. In his book, The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life’s Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfection, Dr. Rosenthal suggests when dealing with adversity, … Continue reading

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The Power of Talking to Yourself

There’s a difference between talking to yourself and listening to yourself. It’s the difference between anxiety and confusion compared to perspective and traction. You’re not crazy if you talk to yourself. It’s a practice many people find helpful – including … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Dog Park

While out riding my scooter yesterday, I drove past a new dog park our city built. It has become an instant hit with dogs and dog owners of our city. The number of dogs and dog owners was the highest … Continue reading

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Top 10 List of Hindsights

This top 10 list is gleaned from 21 months of suffering, tears, reflection, setbacks, surgeries, solitude, discoveries and lots of ups and downs. The order is random but the lessons are life changing. #10: Learn to like yourself and if … Continue reading

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Warning: 50 Wolves Are Waiting!

When you stand on the shore of the ocean, you learn quickly of its abundance. There is always another wave. An attitude of abundance is like the ocean. It’s a belief that says, “There will always be enough for everyone!” … Continue reading

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The 2 Kinds of People

People who spread hope in the world are a breath of fresh air. Equally inspiring are those people who dance with adversity and dig for diamonds buried in the mount of dirt unloaded outside their front door. Ella Wheeler Wilcox … Continue reading

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