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The Challenges & Realities of Dreams

In the course of several conversations I’ve had a number of people ask me if I ever remember my dreams. Many of those I was talking to apparently don’t. My answer is: I didn’t used to but I wanted to so I studied the topic and found that, allegedly, I could train my brain to remember my dreams. I followed the described process and… viola… I remember an awful lot of my dreams. The danger for those folks is that once you get me talking about my dreams you also get some related… um… odd philosophies or beliefs out of me. Continue reading

Only YOU Are Responsible for your Happiness

That Dalai Lama – smart guy.  His statement, as quoted in this meme, is absolutely correct.  It’s also something that far too many people either completely ignore, never learned, or forget any time they need an easy excuse for something wrong in their life.  Let’s talk about this a little bit and see just how harmful it can be if you fail to accept responsibility for your own happiness. Continue reading

Who Is To Blame? YOU – And It’s Great!

I know a woman who, at the grand old age of about eight years old, was taught that someone else was to blame.  Blame for what?  Everything. That summer she lived with some relatives and in a very short time span she gained a lot of weight. She had lived the lifestyle of those particular relatives: she ate anything she wanted, did next to no physical activity, watched a LOT of television and gained weight.  She gained about ten pounds in two weeks.  For an eight year old sized person, that’s a lot of weight. When she got home to her family complaining about how fat she was, her mother insisted it wasn’t her fault; it was the fault of the relatives who let her do that. Continue reading