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Cycle of Poverty Destroys Self Esteem in Children

Tweet Break the children poverty cycle and strengthen self esteem. We need a fresh approach on a subject with big upside on a humanitarian and economic basis. A prior post cited the depressing stats the impact the current state of economic affairs is having on many children & families.   http://danpetrosini.wordpress.com/2011/03/07/children-at-risk/ Worse than it seems The problem is much bigger…

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Confidence of a Master

Tweet Some people seem born with talent.  Things come easy to these seeming unusually gifted folks. Musicians, artists, innovators etc.. They seem so natural, acting effortlessly as they engage in their vocation. How to get that level of Mastery? I had heard of the rule of mastery, what it takes to become a master at…

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Confidence – Self Esteem contd.

Tweet Keys to happiness and success? Its not a panacea, as over confidence and a feeling you are too good have brought down many.  But I believe building self esteem holds some of the keys to success and happiness. Where do we get some? Feeling comfortable, a sense of confidence in your approach to life,…

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Confidence – Self Esteem – How to get it.

Tweet Are we born with it? It seems like some people have always been brimming with confidence.  This can be frustrating and especially intimidating for those who lack confidence. How is it that possible? There are many reasons why some have self esteem levels that help them socially and in their pursuits.  (maybe they were…

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Children at risk!

Tweet The length and depth of the current recession, its NOT over yet, is creating a level of homelessness for children that is unprecedented.  Persistent high unemployment, much higher than the government claims (but thats another subject) has put millions, yes millions of children in danger. It’s been reliably estimated that 2 million children have been thrown into poverty…

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Ethics? Morality? It’s withering…

Tweet How far would you go to get what you want? I hope to hear from you on this, as the lack of a ‘line’ we won’t cross seems to be snowballing these days.  We seem to have no hard line we won’t cross.  If there is one we just erase it, like a line…

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Balancing Act?

Tweet A bit more on the importance of maintaining a certain balance in life. First off, while its not the same for everyone, its vital to submerse yourself in different activities/pursuits in order to lead a happy, healthy productive life. Lets put together a possible list of six ‘buckets’ to draw on that can enhance your life:…

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How much is enough???

Tweet A great question!  How much time and effort should we devote to the pursuit of material success?  As we move up the economic ladder the pull to continue to the next level is difficult to ignore.  We have been ‘trained’ by a culture of consumption to stay on the ‘treadmill’ and move on up!…

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Basic Responsibility contd.

Tweet On first half of this post I may have seemed to be picking on the fathers….  but Mothers also need to think and act responsibly.  Having children outside of a meaningful relationship and without means of properly supporting and nurturing them is the polar opposite of motherhood!  Compounding your destructive behavior with multiple partners is reprehensible.

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THE Basic Responsibility

Tweet I have seen first hand (years of volunteer work in leadership positions) the damage a dysfunctional family unit inflicts.  Many women struggle to raise and provide for their children without support of any kind, neither involvement nor financial) from their fathers.  They may not want to be with the mother of those children but that does…

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