Do You Decide Easily or With Difficulty?

Hi! Have you ever sat at a table in a restaurant peering at the menu, trying to decide what to order?  Are there so many options until you have difficulty choosing?  After all, you like many of the dishes.  What do you do?  How much indecisiveness comes before you make a choice?  Usually when it's a restaurant that you frequent often, you know your favorite dish.  But when it's some place new, there are a lot of fascinating possibilities.  Is this why choosing what you would like to eat is so hard? Why is it so…
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Are You Open to the Pros and the Cons of Flexibility?

Hi! Why is it so easy for some people to receive help; while others have such difficulty?  How is it that some can easily take new routes home with the same intensity as those who struggle with taking alternate routes?  Why is it so uncomfortable for one person to accept someone's idea; while another receives ideas from others with gladness?  Why is it so hard to see someone else's point of view?  Why is it so grueling for some of us to just say, "You're right" and admit when we are wrong?  There are several key…
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Aren’t You Glad?

Hi! When you come out of challenging situations, what is the aftermath?  Do the experiences that frustrate and hurt you leave you with an overwhelming "Why?"  What about when someone tries to cause you harm; physically, emotionally, financially or spiritually?  How do those situations resonate in your mind?  Do they leave a distaste in your mouth?  Do you mull over ways to retaliate?  Do you just drop the thought of the experiences and move on?  Or, maybe your propensity to analyze everything causes you to reflect on the lessons learned? Have you ever stopped to think, "I am…
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What Does Love Have To Do With It?

Hi, Why is the subject of love so controversial; especially during certain times of the year; such as Christmas and New Years?  Many people relate to the mixture of strong emotional statements that writers coin about love.  Some write about the joy of finding someone who gives them a reason to smile.  Yet some write about refusing to love.  Some make staunch declarations of never loving again.  Others sing the lyrics of a song that describes love as a second-hand emotion.  But is that the case? What are the actions of love? A song writer once…
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How Many Words Does A Picture Paint?

Hi! There's an old idiom that says, "A picture is worth a thousand words."  But, the question is, "How many words does a picture paint?  Or rather, "How many words does a picture paint specifically to you?" Have you ever looked at a picture and it told you a story or it reminded you of a situation that you experienced?  Did it remind you of your past?  Did it remind you of a dream?   ...What story or stories does a picture paint for you?  How many painful thoughts does a picture paint?  How many thoughts of joy does…
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Why This? Why Now?

Hi! Do you ever wonder why a particular event or series of events happen in your life?  You don't only wonder why they happen; but why do they happen when they happen.  I guess we all have been there.  But the questions yet remain, "Why this?  Why now?"   Think about it.  What good, not so good, bad or distinctive events have recently occurred in your life?   Did you wonder, "Why this?  Why now?" Your this could be anything: A health issue.  A job promotion.  A layoff.  A financial debacle.  A surprise job offer.  A new…
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How Often Do You Take Time Out To Play?

Hi! How often do you take time out to play?  I guess you're wondering: "What kind of question is this?  You're joking right?"  Or are you thinking, "Play?!?  Ain't nobody got time for that?"  If so, "Why not?" STOP!!  Before you click the exit button; answer this question: Do people often say, "I was just kidding" to you?  Yes?  Well the question to this post is especially for you. And on the contrary; if you're saying, "Playing is what I do;" this question is for you too.  Do me a favor and step into the…
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How Does Pain Help You?

Hi Do you believe pain has a purpose?  Even though, we don't always initially see the purpose; there is one.  Someone coined the phrase, "The most beautiful things, messages, speeches, books, etc. will come out of pain."  At the risk of sounding a bit oxymoronic, here's a thought.  Though I can personally relate to this quote; it still leaves me with the question, "How does pain help?" I venture to say, "First we must grasp the concept that pain is not always a bad thing."   Pain, at times, is a signal that something is…
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Are You A Game Changer?

Hi! How can some people step out and do things that are rarely done by others?These are the type who have natural talents that enable them to come up with the most cutting-edge ideas.  For instance, I've always been intrigued by the minds of attention grabbing television commercial's writers.  Every time I watch such commercials, I think, "Wow!  How do these 'out-of-the-box,' thinkers come up with those unique story lines?" Some call these creatively distinguished people, "Game Changers." They're the type who present mind blowing ideas in board meetings.  They speak up in neighborhood town hall meetings; and present…
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Are You Living or Existing?

Hi! Are you living or existing?  You can look at this question from different perspectives.  Don't you think it depends upon how you view living; and how you view existing?  If that is the case; differences in ages, backgrounds, education; and ethnicities play an important role in answering this question.  Yet, the question remains, "Are YOU living or existing?" It's personal! I asked one of my friends who is in his fifties, "Are you living or existing?"  Without hesitation, he said, "Both!"  That spoke volumes.  He took the analytical route and tied the two together. …
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