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The Surprising Lesson for All of Us from Martin Luther King

If you have seen the movie Selma about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the voting rights movement, then you have seen how the voting rights movement was a declaration

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When you set a new boundary for yourself, you move the unequal boundary others have enjoyed.

of a new boundary. The people said No. No longer. No more. The people said Yes. Yes better. Yes more. Continue reading

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The Ultimate Key to Your Happiness

“One of the happiest moments ever is when you find

the courage to let go of what you can’t change.”


What’s your happiness quotient? I’m a fan of Gretchen Rubin and her Happiness Project and her focus on building good habits and a happier life.

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When your happiness feels elusive or distant, look at what you’re holding on to that is blocking you from keeping your happiness close.

Happiness is more than just habits. Happiness begins with some fundamental truths. One of those truths is that to be happy, you must have the courage to let go of what you cannot change.

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Yes, Do Forgive and Forget

On Monday I wrote that you should not forgive and forget when others habitually disregard your needs and disrespect your boundaries. I said you should remember

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When you forgive and forget your past, let go of control and grab hold of your power, you will be lifted to new heights and go where you never dreamed possible.

their actions and their false promises and ask for the changes you need.

It’s important to set the limits you need and own your power to take care of yourself. Continue reading

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