Category Archives: Philosophy

Respecting the Presidency

I have been guilty here of late, of referring to the President of the United States as “Dear Leader.”  It was intended as an expression of total disrespect – a ‘takeoff’ on the Dear Leader of North Korea.  Not necessarily … Continue reading

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MSP – 3

3. They Don’t Shy Away from Change “Mentally strong people don’t try to avoid change. Instead, they welcome positive change and are willing to be flexible. They understand that change is inevitable and believe in their abilities to adapt.” I … Continue reading

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MSP – 2

2.  They Don’t Give Away Their Power “They don’t allow others to control them, and they don’t give someone else power over them.  They don’t say things like, “My boss makes me feel bad,” because they understand that they are … Continue reading

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MSP #1

1. They Don’t Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves “Mentally strong people don’t sit around feeling sorry about their circumstances or how others have treated them.  Instead, they take responsibility for their role in life and understand that life isn’t … Continue reading

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Mentally Strong People: 13 Things They (We) Avoid

This article was printed in Forbes by Amy Morin, 18 November 2013.  Then it showed up on Facebook.  I think it has a great deal to offer; to where I am going to take each one of these things over … Continue reading

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“How Hard Can it Be?”

This was a campaign slogan of Kinky Friedman when he ran for governor of Texas a few years back – “How hard can it be?” Although I hadn’t quite thought about it in this vain; this has more or less … Continue reading

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Scars

As we go through life we all accumulate scars.  Some are physical – the obvious ones – and others, our emotional and psychological scars, are unseen; yet all are felt just the same.  One of the things I’ve experienced in … Continue reading

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The “National Stupid Quotient”

I have thought for years now that we should have a “National Stupid Quotient” (NSQ).  Analogous to the ‘Chill Factor,’ or ‘Heat Index,’ or ‘Smog Index,’ the National Stupid Quotient would alert people to just ‘how stupid it is out … Continue reading

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Observation: Attitude

“You can’t operate a high-performance jet with, a low-performance attitude…”

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Searchers…

“Some people do not have to search, they find their niche early in life and rest there, seemingly contented and resigned.  They do not seem to ask much of life, sometimes they do not seem to take it seriously.  At … Continue reading

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