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Candy Land. The Power of Imagination and Addiction

Imagine being a 7 year old. You are standing at the entrance of maze-like-land that has two paths. One path is candy land, it has all your favorite food and candy and the music you love. The other is the boring path, which has all the boring food, low-fat yogurt, sugar-free cereal and the most boring music you can think of. Chances are, just about every kid is going to choose the path filled...

The Man, the Donkey and the Boy – Joe Clark

Stop trying to please everyone. But at the same time love them anyway... "When you've given your best to this world, you're gonna get kicked in the teeth, but give the world the best that you have anyway." -Mother Theresa Joe Clark recites his own version of the Aesop's fable and then a poem from Mother Theresa. Principal Clark was the protagonist in the movie "Lean on Me", with Morgan Freeman. It was based on a...

Sticking to Our Resolutions

Happy new year everyone! It's pretty traditional that we look at where we are going this upcoming year and set goals for ourselves. Working out, eating right, spending time with loved ones, working on that special project, etc; all things we didn't get to do as much as we would have liked last year. Yet, how many times have we had a resolution fizzle out after the first few weeks? According to inc.com, 80...

The Paradox of Control

Recently I spoke to someone who was having a rough time with a new job and feeling as though they aren't successful to the level they believe they should be. A mix between stress of the new job, not feeling as though they are being paid and acknowledged for the work has them in a bad place mentally, especially with the pressure of feeling like they should be more successful for their age. These...