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It’s Okay to Get Angry?

Have you ever known someone who gets angry over the slightest trifle? Everything makes them blow their cork, and they chalk this off as part of their personality. I’m Irish, and I think anger is considered a family trait among … Continue reading

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Remove the Roadblocks to Forgiveness

My View of Forgiveness I like to think of forgiveness as a winding road over rough terrain. Along the way, we encounter obstacles that may deter us, force us to turn back, or make us more determined than ever to … Continue reading

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Why Is It So Hard to Forgive?

Today, we begin our series on forgiveness with more questions than answers. For the next 40 days, I will be posting on this topic Monday through Friday, with time off over the weekends to recharge my batteries. So, let’s get … Continue reading

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Start Now and Just Do It!

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #63 Don’t let your fears hold you back. So many survivors of abuse and trauma let their fears hold them back, and they never even try to achieve their dreams. Oliver Wendell Holmes, former U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

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Find a Way to Serve

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #62 When we volunteer, we receive far more than we give. We find inner joy by serving others, as well as some other benefits that Jack identifies. Volunteerism pays off. Research on volunteerism shows that people … Continue reading

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You Get What You Focus On

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #57 If we don’t place value on money and seek it, we won’t receive it. Many of us survived abuse, but we still carry around such poor self-esteem that we don’t believe that we deserve to … Continue reading

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Develop a Positive Money Consciousness

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #56, continued All success starts in our minds. First, we must decide what we want. Next, we have to believe that we deserve it and that it’s possible. Third, we must think about any success and … Continue reading

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Releasing Our Past

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #56 I am splitting up this principle and presenting the second half of it first. Tomorrow, I will go back and share Jack’s thoughts about how to develop a positive money consciousness. For today, I want … Continue reading

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