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United We Stand, Divided We Fall

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

So here’s the issue for today’s blog. The fallout from the 2020 American Election is incredible. I dislike immensely “time stamping” my blogs, but this one is being written when a winner of the Presidential race has yet to be confirmed! Emotions are through the roof, especially South of our Canadian border! Politics ignites an […]

Back To Class

Back To Class

Do you feel like you are in a Zombie Apocalypse movie? Lots of people have used “Groundhog Day” as their movie point of reference when the world shifted on its axis in March! I did too, but since then, I’ve shifted to the Zombie thought. In Groundhog Day, of course, Bill Murray plays a TV […]

Delivering Solutions Instead Of Stress

Delivering Solutions Instead Of Stress

Ready for some “Alvin Attitude”? This will be a short piece that was inspired by dinner last night. We ordered home delivered pizza. I know that’s not a revelation. Home delivered food from restaurants has likely saved many of them from closing their kitchens and “throwing in the towel”. Our pizza was prepared and delivered […]

Family Time

Family Time

Here’s my most critical question today; “Are you feeling blessed or cursed?” Frankly, I’ve been completely fascinated by this pandemic’s effect on people’s mindset because I’ve made a career as a motivational speaker and while my talks focus on my personal story, I believe my  true impact is I’m holding up a “metaphorical mirror” for […]

There’s No Such Word As Can’t…Unless?

There’s No Such Word As Can’t…Unless?

There’s No Such Word As Can’t”! I grew up hearing that expression. It was at first inspiring, then repetitive, then condescending, then annoying and then became a key tenet of my entire being. And now, I am forced to confront my own words. Here’s a fun exercise. Make a list of all the activities or […]

You Cant Order Resiliency Online

You Cant Order Resiliency Online

Since I’ve been a motivational speaker and writer for decades, I’ve seen all the “trendy” terms and words come and go. One of the new ones that seemed to accompany “millennials” is “Resilience”, and not in a complimentary fashion. Of course, nothing is “absolute” so not “all” millennials struggle with mental health and self-confidence and […]