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The first sign of a nervous breakdown is when you start thinking your work is terribly important.
Saturday, March 07, 2009      0 comments

The first sign of a nervous breakdown is when you start thinking your work is terribly important.- Milo Bloom That's a cute quote. I do try to keep my job in perspective. The way the economy is now, though, I can't lose sight of the importance... Read more
Fortune favors the bold.
Thursday, March 05, 2009      0 comments

Fortune favors the bold.- Juvenal I've never considered myself bold and I don't think I hunger after fortune. I am quietly persistent however. I accomplish what I want and I get a good amount of respect. The world has to make room for people w... Read more
The groundwork for all happiness is good health.
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      0 comments

The groundwork for all happiness is good health.- Leigh Hunt I've been taking care of my health since I've been with Mike. He started it by being so concerned about me. I've been careful about nutrition and exercise. I've been taking care of m... Read more
The best inspiration is not to outdo others, but to outdo ourselves.
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      1 comments

The best inspiration is not to outdo others, but to outdo ourselves. - Anonymous I've heard people getting upset because they haven't reached a goal, but then I've learned that their "goal" was to beat another person. I read a post from a woma... Read more
You'll never miss the water, 'til the well runs dry.
Monday, March 02, 2009      0 comments

You'll never miss the water, 'til the well runs dry.- W.C. Handy I don't need anything as trivial as "Survivor" to remind me to be grateful for the little things. It just wasn't that long ago that I escaped with only the clothes on my back. I'... Read more
If you think twice before speaking once, you will speak twice the better for it.
Sunday, March 01, 2009      1 comments

If you think twice before speaking once, you will speak twice the better for it. - William Penn My ex-therapist was all about me speaking my feelings, but I could never understand the value in it. I've never been one to blurt out how I'm feeli... Read more
You can complain because roses have thorns. Or you can rejoice that thorns have roses.
Saturday, February 28, 2009      3 comments

You can complain because roses have thorns. Or you can rejoice that thorns have roses. - Ziggy Most of the time, I try to portray myself as a positive person. My co-workers probably think I'm very positive and upbeat. Most of the time, here at... Read more
If you let your head get too big it'll break your neck.
Friday, February 27, 2009      0 comments

If you let your head get too big it'll break your neck. - Elvis Presley I think one of the biggest problems with my therapist (my ex-therapist) is that she didn't distinguish between ego, confidence, self-esteem, and just plain delusional thin... Read more
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Thursday, February 26, 2009      1 comments

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.- Edmund Burke When I first started SparkPeople, I noticed there were a lot of articles to read, some were fascinating and others had nothing to do with me (or so I thought). I finall... Read more
Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intention of throwing it at someone else. Yo
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      3 comments

Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intention of throwing it at someone else. You are the one who gets burned. - Buddha I've always had the tendancy to turn my anger inward toward myself. It took a great mentor to call that... Read more
Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intention of throwing it at someone else. Yo
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      1 comments

Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intention of throwing it at someone else. You are the one who gets burned. - Buddha I've always had the tendancy to turn my anger inward toward myself. It took a great mentor to call that... Read more
In the depths of winter, I finally found there was in me an invincible summer.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      2 comments

In the depths of winter, I finally found there was in me an invincible summer.- Albert Camus, author Funny, I never associate Camus with sunny thoughts. For a long time, I didn't associate myself with sunny thoughts either. Gradually, the ligh... Read more
Don't be afraid to give your best at what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it m
Monday, February 23, 2009      0 comments

Don't be afraid to give your best at what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. - Dale Carnegie There was a time... Read more
Never look down on anybody unless you are helping him up.
Sunday, February 22, 2009      0 comments

Never look down on anybody unless you are helping him up.- Jesse Jackson Most of the time, what I see as "flaws" in someone else, is really something that disturbs me about myself. Fortunately, teaching someone else is the best way for me to l... Read more
What reason weaves, by passion is undone.
Saturday, February 21, 2009      0 comments

What reason weaves, by passion is undone.- Alexander Pope What is passion? Often the most intense feelings are also the briefest. The desire for passion can often ruin a good thing. While my job isn't my life's dream (I never planned to be a S... Read more

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