The Annual Physical… or a Source of Stress?

For an entire decade and more, I've paid thousands and thousands of $$$$ on the monthly health insurance. By now I could have paid up the mortgage on a vacation home or bought myself a brand new BMW. Alas... that's not the case. What's more, I've never ever gone for an annual physical - check-up, … Continue reading The Annual Physical… or a Source of Stress?

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Our failures stem from fear… but surely someone succeeds?

Yesterday, I blogged about the basis of our fears. Today I'm thinking of other issues related to fear. Think of the personal consequences, and think of who benefits from one's personal fears. You and I may not even consciously view these as fears or as the demons you must battle against. When danger looms ahead, … Continue reading Our failures stem from fear… but surely someone succeeds?

People, we’re always afraid!

Is that a bold statement, or is this something you always knew to be true? Indeed, we are always afraid. We're afraid of holding a hand, of helping those in need - lest they take undue advantage of us going forward. We're afraid of loving someone - for fear of being let down. We're afraid … Continue reading People, we’re always afraid!

Who are you? A Sobbing Sucker, or a Stoic Writer?

In either case, you're the one losing out. If you're crying out aloud because you're being exploited, thereby letting the world hear about those who exploit you, you're soon out of work. If you silently suffer the hurt, but keep writing for those who'll suck you dry for pennies, you're helping them make money with … Continue reading Who are you? A Sobbing Sucker, or a Stoic Writer?