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26 10, 2015


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4 REASONS WE KEEP SEEKING SATISFACTION IN LIFE​By Dr. James A. Perkins Children’s book author, Lemony Snicket, writes the following about seeking:   “There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.”  Snicket’s insight [...]

18 10, 2015

3 ways to win in challenging family relationships

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3 WAYS TO WIN IN CHALLENGING FAMILY RELATIONSHIPSBy Dr. James A. PerkinsWhen one takes the position to prepare for sword fighting, the fencer says, “en garde.” Have you ever noticed that relationships, especially in family, may include times in life when it seems like a sword fight between you and another? Now if you are [...]

12 10, 2015

quit making excuses 

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4 REASONS TO QUIT MAKING EXCUSES ​By James A. PerkinsHow easy is it to make excuses about anything? We say, “I’m too tired. I’m no good. I can’t. I never did it before. It’s impossible. I don’t feel like it. I’ll never amount to anything. Everybody has good luck but me. Why should I try anyway? [...]

6 10, 2015

get your joy back & keep it

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3 STEPS TO GET YOUR JOY BACK AND KEEP ITBy Dr. James A. PerkinsFor most of us joy comes and goes. Sometimes we have it, and sometimes we don’t. Why is that? The answer is that our joy tends to depend on how we see, hear, think, and feel. As life goes our way, we’re [...]

20 09, 2015

4 essentials to fulfill your lifelong dream

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4 ESSENTIALS TO FULFILL YOUR LIFELONG DREAMBy Dr. James A. PerkinsRecently my wife and I went to a restaurant and were attended by a friendly waitress. As she served us, we learned that she dreamed of being a stand-up comic. The excited woman told us all about her recent amateur routine presentation in a comedy [...]

13 09, 2015

5 essentials to make every day count

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5 ESSENTIALS TO MAKE EVERY DAY COUNTBy Dr. James A. Perkins The clock ticks – every day, hour, minute, second. Time flies, and though we watch the clock, we can’t stop the inevitable: Before long, we will die. So in that light, it’s consider 5 Essentials to Make Every Day Count. C – Care for Your Family. [...]

22 08, 2015

4 Moves to transform disappointment into delight

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4 MOVES TO TRANSFORM DISAPPOINTMENT INTO DELIGHTBy Dr. James A. Perkins All of us know what it’s like to be disappointed and can identify with a line from an old rock song: “Disappointments haunted all my dreams” Yes being disappointed can make us feel defeated and even depressed. So let’s fix this by considering 4 MOVES [...]