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Rehabilitating Respect - A Social Imperative

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Rehabilitating Respect - A Social Imperative

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Have we lost an understanding on what it means to be respectful, and what it requires to be respected? Respect is defined as, “a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements; due regard for the feeling, wishes, rights, or traditions of others; a person’s polite greetings.” There is a great need to rehabilitate an understanding of the importance of exemplifying respect. It is extremely harmful to a healthy social ....

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Resolutions 2021 - A Commitment To Those You Love

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Resolutions 2021 - A Commitment To Those You Love

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How many New Year's resolutions come and go, only to be thought of again as the end of the following year approaches? Resolutions are nice to have; acting on them is rarely easy to do. To have a resolution is a commitment to change a behavior, and no wonder they fade into the shadows of spring. To be resolute is the core value that provides the foundation for a successful resolution. Resolute is defined as, "firmly resolved or determined, set in purpose or opinion, characterized by ....

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The 12 'Value' Days of Christmas

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The 12 'Value' Days of Christmas

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On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me the value of Accountability, that excuses are for losers, and using them to justify failure and disappointment is a recipe for personal misery. That from the moment you wake up in the morning until the time you put your head on that pillow at night, it will be your choices and your decisions that will contribute to what you ultimately become, and the content of your character. On the second day my true love gave to me the value of ....

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Thanksgiving - A Time For Humble Reflection

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Thanksgiving - A Time For Humble Reflection

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What are you thankful for? Is it what you have, who you love, where you live, your spirit, your health or a combination of all the above? Have you ever asked yourself, who is thankful for me? Although that question may appear self serving it is not as self-centric as you may think. It is a personal assessment of your value to others. When the question is answered with humility rather than egotistically it becomes a selfless approach toward your value to the world around you. If you believe you ....

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TAGS: humility / selflessness / gratitude / family / values /

Enhancing Your Personal Valor

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Enhancing Your Personal Valor

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What is the current state of your personal valor? How brave are you? Are you brave enough to make the right decisions for your life, to confront your own internal struggles, to take ownership for your past, present and future? Are you brave enough to stand up for your personal convictions and beliefs when there may be some around you who wish to undermine you as a person? Valor is defined as, "boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially in battle; heroic courage; ....

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TAGS: courage / resiliency / perseverance / accountability / goals /