Category Archives: Personal Development

40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #10 If life is so short, why do I do so many things I don’t like and like so many things I don’t do? In other words, why do I do what I … Continue reading

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40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #9 In the haste of daily life, what am I not seeing? This question brings on thoughts of the old “can’t see the forest for the trees” metaphor. But there is much more here … Continue reading

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40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #8 Is what I want truly out of reach, or am I just not stretching? Face it . . . we live in a world of desire.  Like it or not, that is … Continue reading

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40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #7 What impact would I like to have on the world? You might think that’s pretty heavy-duty. But is it really? Making an impact on the world doesn’t have to mean leaving some … Continue reading

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40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #6 Fear of Mistakes Our question for today deals with another activity that, like worry, can be incredibly draining on our energy and emotional well-being — fear. Specifically the fear of making mistakes.

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40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #5 Am I Truly Living or Merely Existing? The question of living versus existing is one that has been asked many, many times and one I believe we should probably ask ourselves on … Continue reading

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40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #4 Speaking as a friend Ask yourself, “If I had a friend who spoke to me the way I often speak to myself, how long would I keep them as a friend?” Thinking … Continue reading

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40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #3 Am I holding onto something that I need to let go of? The great Buddha once said, “Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at … Continue reading

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40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #2 What worries me about the future? Worrying can be one of the most unproductive and emotionally taxing things one can do. We’ve all done it at one time or another, and there … Continue reading

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40 Questions We’re Afraid to Ask – #1 If today were the last day of my life . . . While pulling together ideas and contents for my last post on the questions we ask, I came across a fascinating … Continue reading

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