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#Death: Why Do We Have To Be There Before Some Choose To Care?

Whenever someone passes away, I can pretty much count on someone saying, “Life is short. Cherish your life and those around you, because tomorrow isn’t promised,” or something to that effect. I’m going to be blunt here. Sometimes I roll … Continue reading

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(PART TWO) #TEDx: “Imposter Syndrome” And How It Has Affected My Life

(Continued from “PART ONE”): https://pplscrt79.wordpress.com/2017/01/06/part-one-tedx-the-imposter-syndrome-and-how-it-has-affected-my-life/ When I got myself together, I got up and called my father.  He was able to borrow a vehicle in order to take me to my graduation.  I would say that was probably the biggest … Continue reading

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(PART ONE) #TEDx: “Imposter Syndrome” And How It Has Affected My Life

This is Dr. Robyn Odegaard, who among many things, is a TEDx Speaker Coach and author. I am also proud to say she is a friend of mine on Facebook, which is how I came to know her. Yesterday, she sent this … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Initially Sign Up To Argue All Day on #SocialMedia. So Why Does It Dominate So Many Lives?

I believe the first time I ever involved myself with any form of social media was while I was deployed to Iraq in late 2005.  Remember MySpace?  That was it back then. If you want to go back even further, … Continue reading

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#ToxicPeople: You Owe It To Yourself To Walk Away…Even From Friends and Family

I would like to believe that I don’t have enemies, but certainly I do. I know of some of them, but others, not so much. At least not yet. I learned a long time ago that there is at least … Continue reading

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When “Strangers” Support You More Than People You Know

So, you’re someone who has decided to break the monotony that is everyday life by going for something and making a change in your life. Whether it is looking to achieve a lifelong dream or even something such as wanting … Continue reading

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My Last Blog Post From Afghanistan

It’s an understatement to say that has a nice ring to it. I’ll be doing a lot of “lasts” in the next few days. This is the end of my third combat deployment. The first two were in Iraq. I’ve … Continue reading

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