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Conscious Listening

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

~Ernest Hemingway

StillnessHi, my name is Ron, and I’m a recovering unconscious listener. For most of my life, I’ve had a difficult time listening to others. I’m not talking about adult attention deficit disorder (AADD) or pigheadedness but rather just plain inattentiveness to others when they were speaking.

There have been so many embarrassing times in my life when someone would say to me, “You weren’t listening, were you?”  Continue Reading →

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Simple Quote Of The Week-Gratitude

What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

For me, simple gratefulness is like a spiritual happy pill. It is nearly impossible for a grateful state to coexist alongside a depressed state. It has been said that depression has a root in repressed anger.

Gratitude has the power to reverse anger and lead you down a better path. I invite you to set aside  1 minute each day this week to simply go through a list of things you are grateful for.  Here are a few to have on your list: Continue Reading →

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