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Ten Thoughts To Ponder

Not sure where she got this from, but gotta love Grandma’s wisdom! Ten Thoughts to Ponder . . . . . Number 10 Life is sexually transmitted. Number 9  Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die. Number 8  Men have two emotions : Hungry and Horny.  If you see him without an …

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Cross Border Shopping

There was an interesting article in Toronto’s 24HR newspaper today. Cross-border auto shopping. This raises an important point at this time of year as we travel to the US for what appears to be savings.When I was in the computer industry, I used to have to explain to people that the computer they bought in …

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They really do care.

We often make the mistake of believing that our teenagers don’t care. We think they don’t want to spend time with us or eat with us or we think they generally just want to avoid us. “Us” would be parents! I’ve come to believe the reality is we just speak different languages and need to …

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Circle of Influence

In Stephen J Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, he talks about the circle of influence versus the circle of concern. I’m still in the first quarter of the book but I can already tell that I will recommend the read. The circle of concern is an area where we worry about the …

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Lest We Forget

Lest we forget Both of my grandfathers served in the Second World War. One was a navigator in the Air Force and the other was a Sergeant Major in the RHLI. It was interesting, my grandfather in the air force would talk about his experience and the one in the army wouldn’t. I believe it …

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Medical Mafia Is At It Again!

CBC News posted an article yesterday about a doctor in BC being told to stop a non medical treatment he has been using to help wean drug users of their dependency on drugs. I wonder how much this might have to do with the drug companies not then being able to sell high cost prescriptions …

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I Can’t Hear You!

In Unlimited Power, Anthony Robbins discusses how we process information.  He makes the point that we all “hear” things differently.  We all have our own filters and we forget that so does everyone we try to communicate with. Some are swayed by internal processing.  We make decisions on our own experiences and feelings as opposed …

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Get up off your backside…

Did you know that sitting can kill you? A little over a year ago, I had a diabetic incident.  This happened just a couple of weeks after my mother passed away.  I decided then that I needed to make changes so that I didn’t end up seeing my mother sooner than I needed to.  Don’t …

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Foreclosure … for Paying Mortgage Too Early

Article Features Couple Who Faces Foreclosure … for Paying Mortgage Too Early Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:28:00 -0500 By Stacy Whelchel In a strange twist of events, a retired Florida couple was recently featured in a news story for being threatened with the sale of their home after paying their mortgage a week early. The …

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Making “Sense” of Things

We all receive information differently and sometimes we forget that. Each of us usually interprets information using sight, sound or touch.  You may have heard the terms visual, auditory or kinesthetic.  Some of us need to “see” things to understand them.  For example a video or slide show.  Some need to “hear” things.  These people …

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