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5thingstoquit
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5 Things to Quit Right Now

1. Trying to please everyone In trying to please everyone we often please no one – including ourselves. To be truly positive in the eyes of some, you have to risk appearing negative in the eyes of others. 2.…

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Art as Therapy

I was walking through the gallery with a friend. She wasn’t feeling to well that day and she wasn’t sure why. We turned to a painting and I asked her what she thought about it and she described the…

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On Good Art

Whether you use a paint brush or a mop – Art isn’t about the tools you use but rather about doing something with love. Good art can be life changing. I find art that deals with ideas to be…

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The Trophy is Not The Reward

If you’re learning Spanish the reward is that you learnt Spanish and now you can talk to Spanish people. Instead we have a society begging for a different kind of reward. They beg for validation. Begging for someone to…

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Understanding Your Audience

Gene Simmons knew he wasn’t marketing to teenagers, he was marketing to angry parents. Anything Kiss did that offended parents was a good business move because he knew that teenagers were tired of being denied the life they wanted…

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The Joy of Creating

I’ve observed that the true artist has no interest in their work after it’s finished. No work of art seems to please the artist because their aim is mastery. My daughter values what she creates for a day or…

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We Were Born Curious

A baby’s first game is peek-a-boo. The parent conceals their eyes. This creates tension in the child to wonder. Then the adult reveals their eyes to hopefully witness a smile. But along the way to adulthood a childs curiosity…

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The Power of Reading

A guy I just met was telling me about how bad he felt for his friend that never learnt how to read. When I asked him what books he’s read he said he didn’t like reading. I couldn’t help…

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A Lesson on Honesty

When I was a kid I would play hockey with my brother in the basement even though I was told not to. One time I shot a puck through the wall. I was so scared of my step fathers…

bunnyrabbit
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Love, Freedom & Letting Go

A little girl loved her bunny so much that she squeezed it to death. Isn’t that sad? But lots of parents in a way do that to their children. Lot’s of adults do that to their husband or wife.…

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Stop Stopping Yourself

It’s easy to come up with an excuse why you’re not persuing what you truly want. It’s easy to come up with a beautiful story why you shouldn’t. To voice it to others while they nod in approval regardless…

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Doing One Thing at a Time

In the distracted world that we live in there’s a big advantage in being able to focus on putting all your energy in doing one thing at a time with all your heart. If your writting, turn off all…

lettinggo
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The Woman Who Tried to Stop a Stream

A stream of water was rising. A women who had her house near the stream became worried that it would take it away. She decided to climb the mountain nearby and attempt to stop the stream. She piled rocks…

authenticself
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Living Authentically

The only way to resonate with others in this world is to let go of the expectations and opinions of others. Let go of everything your parents, your friends and teachers want you to become and live your life.…