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What I Am For…

In today’s culture, people waste time yelling at each other, letting them know what they are against. I approach life differently. Today I will share with you just a few of the things I’m for. I want everyone to feel safe in their homes, to have access to solid healthcare, and I want everyone to have plenty of healthy food to eat. Does this make me a Republican or a Democrat? Neither. It’s just who I am…

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Exercise…

Intense physical exercise has many benefits: it improves your mood, boosts your energy level, it strengthens your heart muscle, it even helps with your sleep. But remember to exercise your most important body part-your brain. Read good books, engage in stimulating conversations, and be judicious about what you watch…

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Suicide Awareness…

September is officially the month designated as Suicide Awareness Month. In 2016, suicide became the #2 killer of our kids. It still rages on. Mental health has been shredded through the pandemic. People feel isolated and alone. Hope has been lost. Make sure you are staying connected with your family and friends. If you get a vibe from someone that they might be contemplating suicide, encourage them to seek help. Suicide awareness is a daily practice…

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Interview With Mark Lehman

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-determined-people-podcast/id1545647376

Mark Lehman left a long, esteemed career in public policy to write. His first book, “The Shoebox Chronicles,” was recently published and became a bestseller the first day. In our interview, we talked about what it takes to write, family history, and some of the, let’s say, “interesting” members of his family. Take a look. Subscribe to my channel on YouTube.

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September 11…

Twenty years ago, our world changed. In some ways we changed for the better, which is what I will focus on today.

Remember how nice people were to each other after 9/11? We had more patience, grace, and patriotism. We came together. I often wonder where that went. Are we so divided one generation later that we will never return to cohesion? I still believe in the goodness of mankind. It begins with me…

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Plans…

We make plans, but something goes awry. This is where adaptability is key. Adaptability means we don’t freak out or get angry. We pivot. We change and reset our course. Oftentimes people focus on how smart someone is. We need a modicum of intelligence to succeed, but we need adaptability by the truckloads for successful outcomes…

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