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What do You Get when You Choose Freedom?

Did you know that the more you exercise your freedom of choice, the more contended and confident you feel? Your freedom includes the freedom to choose yourself when issues or conflicts

 

Freedom Life is Hot Blog, D'Anne Hotchkiss, Brad W. Smith

 

arise in your relationships. Choosing yourself can feel selfish, but it shouldn’t.

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Choose to Control Your Life

This summer while traveling by train I witnessed the random and disjointed acts of a man who’d had far too much to drink. He had boarded the train in the

Amtrak train, Dennis Bathory Kitsz photographer, Love Yourself, Control Your Life

Staying on track starts with keeping your commitment to yourself and maintaining your autonomy. When you’re feeling out of control, keep yourself as your priority and ask for the help you need to regain your autonomy.

middle of the night at the same station as I, and when morning came, he was still in an alcoholic fog. He walked purposelessly halfway up the aisle before turning and walking the other direction. Continue reading

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Have You Watched Enough Sunsets?

When the sun comes up tomorrow, will you be here to see it? I ask, because statistically, 822 people who get up this morning, without a single thought about

Have you watched enough sunsets? Brad W. Smith photographer, sunset across the Pacific Ocean,

Have you watched enough sunsets? When your life starts to flash before your eyes, what precious moments will you see?

the length of their lives, will not get up tomorrow. Tuesday was that morning for a friend of mine. Like my friend across the country, they won’t see the end coming. It’s an ugly truth: you can’t count on enjoying your life later. So, ask yourself a few questions today: Have I smelled enough roses? Watched enough sunsets? Or am I too busy?

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