Tag Archives: Behavior

What do you believe?

What do you believe? This isn’t a question about spirituality. This is a question about your core beliefs about yourself and how you manage and construct your life as you age. What do you believe in order to add new … Continue reading

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Maslov’s Pyramid is Rubbish

Many years ago, before I was married, one of my husband’s friends used Maslov’s hierarchy of needs to convince him that it was okay to cheat on his then-girlfriend, which was me. I thought this was certainly a unique argument, … Continue reading

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Are you seeking Validation on Facebook?

Note: I should add that I am not friends with many of the people I mention below, on Facebook or otherwise. I am still friends with a few, and I think those will be easy to spot. Happy reading! I … Continue reading

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Dear New Friend,

  Dear New Friend, Well, we are a year or more into our fledgling new friendship and I have laughed uproariously, smiled until my face cracked, hung out and did nothing, but hang out, dined, swam, gardened, shopped and chatted … Continue reading

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feeling entitled

I was listening to another of my favorite podcasts the other day and the word “entitled” was discussed. The podcaster said that this is a word that carries with it a lot of ill feelings in our world today. I … Continue reading

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if you love someone

Tonight I watched a scenario play out in real life that was reminiscent of something you might see in an old movie. I was sitting at the bar in a Chili’s restaurant waiting for my to-go order when it happened … Continue reading

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Words with a Friend

One of my friends shared this picture with me of a field in Mexico where Americans send their old tires to die. It’s a gruesome photograph and it brought to mind all kinds of feelings and thoughts about the amount … Continue reading

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