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How well do you handle adversity?
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How well do you handle adversity?

Everyone has difficult times. We can’t avoid it. It’s a part of life that we need to accept. Sure we highly sensitive people feel more than others, but it shouldn’t be used as an excuse to feel or be down more than others.

Ill-health, losing a loved one, unemployment, various traumas, either past or present, or misfortune of any kind will rear its ugly head at some point in our lives.

It’s normal to feel hurt, sad, angry, fearful, or whatever else your feeling. You can’t deny your pain. It doesn’t help your situation. The old saying…”Whatever you resist persists” is definitely true. (more…)

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Can you let go of your mistakes?
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Can you let go of your mistakes?

Can you let go of past mistakes, people who’ve wronged you, or negative feelings developed from your childhood? I know from personal experience how difficult this is.

I’d like to share a personal story that still haunts me to this day. I made a real estate investment over twenty-five years ago. I took out a loan for a building with the intention that this investment would make my life easier in the future. It didn’t! (more…)

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What’s the matter with being different?

What’s the matter with being different? Why do people sometimes feel the need to be “normal” and fit in with society? I felt different when I was a child.  I was self-conscious about my appearance and didn’t feel like I fit in with others. Since I was tall for my age, children frequently teased me about my height. I felt awkward, wasn’t popular, and only had a few friends. (more…)

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