Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2015’

The Secret to a Happy Life

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“The mind is everything; what you think you become.” – Socrates. In searching for a quote for this post, I came across some very wise words from philosophers of various times in our history. Many famous philosophers, like Socrates who wrote the quote I chose, lived in the years B.C., and their thinking has influenced philosophical thought through to current time. As …

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The Negative Power of Ego


“Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important.” – T.S. Eliot. Ego is a part of all of us. It is a powerful source and one that we need to understand and control if we are to get along well in this world and be happy. To do this, we have …

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A More Simple Life

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“Live simply so that others may simply live.” – Ghandi. Joe and I recently watched the movie, “I Am”, and learned about the very interesting life of Tom Shadyac. His is an inspirational story of personal growth and transformation. Tom is a very successful hollywood writer/producer/director. He wrote and directed one of our favorite movies–“Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and he produced another …

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