How To Succeed

We often wonder what it takes to succeed.  Simply put, it starts with a thought. Watching the Olympics, one can’t help but to admire the world class skills, dedication, and focus of the athletes who made it to the end game.  

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Dating 101

In the beginning…there was Adam and Eve? Okay. Maybe, but seriously…my guess is that in the beginning things were probably a whole lot simpler than they are now. It’s likely that dating is tougher now than it used to be for a number of reasons.

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Path Of Least Resistance

Some people have different interpretations of what the path of least resistance means.  A quote by H.G. Wells says “The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.”  By this statement, I believe he is referring to taking the lazy river, or easy road, rather than taking on a challenge, pushing limits, i.e.

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Create Your Own Reality

How do you see the world?  How do you fit into the scene?  We should choose carefully on what we observe and allow ourselves to feel.   There are superficial relationships, intentions, and interactions abound.  How you create your own reality and experience is dependent upon your personal thoughts and values.

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The Mystery Shopper

Hello Dr. G, I work at a grocery store as a cashier there is this guy who comes shopping every month. I’ve been seeing this guy for a year. I just started liking him when I first met him like in romantic movies as if there was a love surging in me.

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Love Yourself

Out of all the lessons learned in life, the most valuable one is learning to love and accept who you are. Too many times we humans get in a funk because weakness takes us over and begins to feed our enemy within.

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Don’t Worry About Feeling Sad: On The Benefits Of A Blue Period

In a Twitter account called So Sad Today, the American writer Melissa Broder has been sending out snippets of her daily inner life since 2012. Broder writes about mundane sadness – ‘waking up today was a disappointment’ or ‘what you call a nervous breakdown i call oops, accidentally saw things as they are’– and she is brutally honest about her own shortcomings (‘whoops, hurt myself conforming to socially accepted standards of beauty that i know are false but still feel compelled to fit into’ or ‘just felt a flicker of self-esteem and was like what the fuck is this’).

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Know Thyself

Growing up my own mother used to repeat the simple words, “Know thyself, sweetheart, know thyself.” At the time I took these words for granted, and due to a complete lack of life experience, maturity, and wisdom, I brushed them off thinking to myself, “Well, of course I know myself, Mom!

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