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The Truth About Learning Languages

langHas learning a language always been one of your personal dreams?  It is for a great many people. I’m a big fan of languages and I have quite a few friends who speak at least one language other than their own.  I also have quite a few other friends who have tried to learn a language without much success.  So, over the past few weeks, I’ve made a point of talking to my friends about the process of learning a language.  I combined what I heard with my own experiences, and here’s what I’ve learned. Continue reading

While Others Only Dream

hawaiiIf I could encourage everyone to do just one thing, it would be this; do something most other people only dream of doing –and do it NOW!  It  will enhance your existence and dramatically improve your outlook.  It’s easier than it sounds. So, go after a dream, while others only dream of it!  Here are some thoughts about doing just that. Continue reading

While Others Only Dream (Part 2)

hawaiiIn my previous post, I made the point that the time to expand your horizons is NOW.  It’s no accident that NOW rhymes with WOW.   Okay, well maybe it is!  :-))  Still, I firmly believe that achieving a dream will instantly enhance your life and your outlook Continue reading

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A Short Course in Hot-Wiring Your Life!

nogandhiLet’s face it; finding direction and contentment in life can sometimes be a challenge.  And while there’s an abundance of information on the Internet about how to make our lives better, much of it seems to be of very limited value.  We’re prompted, for example, to simply enjoy life and laugh more (too vague) or to follow the ideas of Gandhi or Mother Teresa (not practical) or to follow a “simple” list of 150 ways to improve ourselves (too involved). Continue reading

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25 Best Life Quotes!

starsI love inspirational quotes.  I collect them, I refer back to them when I need inspiration.  I seek out a new one to put on FLYODI each day.  While short quotes are certainly no substitute for reading an entire great work, they often manage to encapsulate an important part of the author’s central messages. Clearly, learning from accomplished people beats reinventing the wheel every time.   Continue reading