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Choose Not Lose

The following story is excerpted from the book Szen Zone: Reaching a State of Positive Change, by Gary Szenderski. The book is a compilation of heartwarming and inspirational short stories that celebrate the power in each of us to create positive change in our lives. ~ ~ ~ A Sixty-Word SZEN Story: All of the…

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How to Bounce Back from Failure

by Maurine Anderson Feeling as though you have failed at something can be one of the most disheartening places to find yourself in. Yet all of us at some point or another face failure of some kind. Some people seem to handle failure with grace, while for others, failure can be a major hindrance in…

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Words Heal

by Kathy Curtis I believe in the power of words to heal. Whether we write them ourselves or they’re written by others; whether they come through poetry, a novel, or a memoir; they give voice to the unfolding stories of our shared human experience. They contain seeds of wisdom, new perspectives, loving guidance, a sense…

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Rules For Life – Live Hard

by Ken La Salle Welcome back to my continuing series of Rules For Life. Recently, I’ve had a number of doctors tell me about various parts of my body that are, basically, falling apart. First, I tore my right rotator cuff doing push-ups. Then, I found out that I had herniated three discs in my…