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Show Gratitude, it’s the Secret to Better Relationships

Have you ever noticed how much of your day is spent tending to problems and fixing what’s broken?

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Sometimes our problems encircle us and keep us from seeing any of the good in our lives. That’s when we have to look for it, and show gratitude when you find it.

Everything from car repairs to sick children to work issues surround you, thrashing for attention.

With so much competition from the problems and the broken things, the things that are going right scarcely have a chance to be noticed. That triage approach of dealing with the problems first works for most parts of your life, except for one: your relationships.

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If I Let You Go, Will You Fly Away?

“If you love someone, set them free.

If they come back they’re yours;

if they don’t they never were.”

~ Richard Bach, American writer

Today is the first day of school here in Charlotte. Depending on where you live, your children may have started classes a few weeks

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If I let you go, will you fly away?

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Joe is Ready to Ride

By this time next week, Joe Ostaszewski, founder of Wear Your Soul Foundation, will be setting off from Washington, DC, to go across America.

On His Bike.

Talk about Commitment!

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Henry and Joe Ostaszewski, co-founders of Wear Your Soul Foundation, made a commitment to change and now are preparing to ride across America.

Of course, he isn’t going to just ride his bike every day for the next two months. He’s going to talk to kids and their parents all along his route through Roanoke, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Albuquerque, Los Angeles, and a lot of smaller towns along the way, Continue reading

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