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178 Days ’til 40: Defeating and Destroying Denial

 

Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt. ~ Mark Twain

Delay is the deadliest form of denial. ~ C. Northcote Parkinson

Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it. ~ George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

The thing about denial is that it doesn’t feel like denial when it’s going on. ~ Georgina Kleege, Sight Unseen

The worst lies are the lies we tell ourselves. We live in denial of what we do, even what we think. We do this because we’re afraid. ~ Richard Bach Read the rest of this entry »

 

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287 Days ’til 40: Crying WOLF!

At some point in our lives, I think we have all heard the saying that we are NOT supposed to yell “FIRE” in a crowded theatre.  In fact, the origin of this comes from a court case that questioned the parameters of freedom of speech.  In this case, it was argued that a person could not yell “FIRE” in a crowded theatre if there was not a fire.  That, although there is indeed a protection of freedom of speech in the USA, the health and safety of individuals supersedes those rights. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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292 Days ’til 40: Confronting Someone (When they harm you)

Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead. ~ Jerry Gillies

But in fantasy, you can make a complete break, and you can put people in a situation where they are confronted with things that they would not confront in the real world. ~ Elizabeth Moon Read the rest of this entry »

 

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