Barry Clermont

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Forgiveness is about you, not the offender.

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Forgiveness is for your own benefit, not those who offend you. When we hold onto past wrongs against us, they eat away at our happiness and distract us from moving forward. By holding onto the wish for revenge, for them to get what they deserve, we give them power over us. Forgive those who offend you and …

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Labels and words: The words you use matter.

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Your words end up being used as labels. Be careful how you mean what you say. Words What people mean with their words may be much different than how they are interpreted. An article written by The Eyeopener about Ryerson’s “dropouts” is a great example. When a student makes a decision to change direction, take …

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Traffic Flow, who should come first, people or vehicles?

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Traffic flow is a challenge these days. Who should be priority? Pedestrians or vehicles? Traffic Flow There are three types of traffic flow to consider: People Motorized vehicles Bicycles   Who takes priority? When I was young, it was rare for families to have one car. These days, there are often more than two in …

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Fake it until you become it.

Fake it until you become it. Confidence isn’t something you are born with. It’s a learned behaviour. What are you willing to do to become more confident and successful? Confidence Confidence is the feeling that you can do something well or succeed at something. I have confidence that I can run my own business. I …

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