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How to Design a Happier Office Culture

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Shutterstock.com Companies in Silicon Valley offered employees a different twist on office life. The most influential businesses in the world like Google, Apple, Cisco Systems, and Facebook created an office culture that many wanted to follow. These high-tech players have extended their outreach to encourage other companies to create a more inviting play to work. Not ...

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Dying Man’s Last Wish Fulfilled 45 Minutes Before He Passes Away

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73-year-old Paddy Lawler has always been a lifelong Manchester United fan – and after a four year battle with prostate cancer, he only held on long enough to meet some of his heroes. Before he passed away, the senior’s granddaughter Kayleigh asked the dying man what his final wish would be. Paddy responded that he has always wanted to meet ...

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Key to a successful life

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FEATURE ARTICLE My Relentless Pursuit of Gratitude by Elisabeth Corey, MSW. A Taste of the Truth I often think about gratitude in my recovery work. I have read many books and articles that discuss the importance of gratitude in healing. And I get it intellectually. It makes so much sense. How can you build on a shaky foundation? The current ...

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Soul Groups, Soul Mates and Twin Flames

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Shutterstock.com We’ve often heard the term “soul mate” bandied around, especially around Valentine’s Day. But what does it really mean and do we each have a twin soul that is our better half? To understand these concepts, let’s discuss the soul. Our soul is timeless and separate from our physical self. Before we incarnate, our soul ...

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Teen Creates ‘Sit With Us’ App For Bullied School Children

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Many of us know the feeling of sitting alone in a cafeteria during school lunch time – including 16-year-old Natalie Hampton. When she first started high school, the teen was constantly ostracized and rejected when she was trying to find a place to sit during the lunch period. By the time she made friends and settled in at her school in ...

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Thank them for making you strong

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Zig Ziglar was born in Coffee County in southeastern Alabama to parents John Silas Ziglar and Lila Wescott Ziglar. He was the tenth of twelve children. In 1931, when Ziglar was five years old, his father took a management position at a Mississippi farm, and his family moved to Yazoo City, where he spent most of his early childhood. The ...

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Spiritual Bliss with a 21st Century Twist

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Shutterstock.com Spiritual bliss in the 21st century celebrates the power and beauty of a woman’s authenticity grounded in her own truth, style, and humor with an irresistible twist! The world is always changing whether it’s in nature, technology, or the relationships around us, only by being present and connecting to our own spiritual source can we ...

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Reclusive Neighbor Facing $3K in Code Violations Rescued by Next-Door Couple

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Anne Glancey didn’t have the money to repair her deteriorating house, nor did she have the family or friends to help her do it – until one day her neighbors decided to fix it themselves. The retired school teacher’s home wasn’t exactly easy on the eyes – Hamilton Township, New Jersey told her that if she didn’t remove the rusting car in her yard, ...

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Everyone fails, but only the wise find humility

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Costica Bradatan is associate professor of humanities at Texas Tech University and honorary research associate professor of philosophy at the University of Queensland, Australia. He is the author, most recently, of Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers (2015), and is currently working on a new book, In Praise of Failure, for Harvard University Press. Failure is like the original sin in the ...

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Burning Your Bridges – No Retreat No Surrender

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Burning Your Bridges – introduction Is there a lack of progress in your life because as soon as you start one thing you drop it and start something else? Can having too many options become a drawback rather than a positive thing? I recently went to see the movie “300.” The movie, which is partly based on historical events and ...

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