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The last few weeks have been fraught with situations that can induce stress and uneasiness. As a result, I wanted to take a look at that and give a couple of ideas how we might be able to put some peace back in our lives. If you Thanks Gregg
2023-03-02 05:01
Many years ago I received some of the best advice I’ve ever received. I remember, as clear as day, hearing my mom and dad saying “Gregg, just let it go.” Man were they wise… Read More
2023-02-07 18:48
I was asked to sit in on a meeting the other day when, after an interminable period of time listening to some others drone on, this phrase came popping out of my mouth, “You are n… Read More
2023-01-12 23:22
We all want friends and admirers, right? I guess the question is, as we’re busily putting our puzzle pieces together for all to see, what are we willing to do to get these friends and… Read More
A Quickie Reality Check
2022-09-29 14:56
Each day remember to meet others where they are, not where you want them to be. Expect the same when it come to you! (If others are meeting you in a place other than where you are, explain t… Read More
“Otherwise, It’s Just A Waste”
2022-09-21 04:56
“Otherwise, it’s such a waste. “ We remember those who have treated us badly, but seem to forget those who treat us well.  We remember how high gas prices were, but no… Read More
2022-08-09 06:11
If you get a cut on your arm it will leave a scar. Over time, the majority of the scar will fade away until you barely notice it, unless you really look for it.   However, when we… Read More
2022-07-18 06:33
Share this with your friends, family and followers in the US if you can. You never know who might need it or when. You very well might help to save someone’s life.Thanks… &helli&hell…Read More
2022-07-08 01:35
“Your Selfish Self…” I was searching around the internet this morning for something else and quite by accident I saw a Rumi quote that really caught my attention and made… Read More
2022-07-03 20:58
A quick wish for a happy, healthy and reflective 4th of July! Somewhere in between burgers, beers and fireworks this year, I’d love it if we could talk to our kids about the things the… Read More
2022-05-11 19:35
Just in the last couple of weeks I “found” a couple of TV shows (Boston Legal and Royal Pains) that I used to love to watch. Over the years I’ve just al… Read More
In A Split Second
2022-04-27 04:33
In A Split Second By now I think we can all attest to the fact that our lives can change in a split second! It might be a decision we make, a death, an award or lack of one or any of a thous… Read More
2022-04-07 03:34
(Yes, there’s a catch! There’s always a catch!) No matter how long ago you got out of school or even if you never went to school, grab a sheet of paper and a pen or pencil, your… Read More
5 Tips Towards Happiness
2022-03-26 02:24
There are many, many ways that would help to find happiness. There are also many, many ways we have of covering a lot of them up. So, I thought it might be a good idea from time to time just… Read More
2022-03-04 23:23
A Culture Of Thankfulness  There are probably a million and one different ways to make life work better for us. There are themes, quick fixes, long fixes, self-taught, expensive and som… Read More
2022-01-10 06:47
Gregg Masters3 hr ago 1 Sometimes we look at things or hear things over and over and they tend to lose meaning. Sometimes they never achieve their purpose because we hear them or see them an… Read More
2021-12-17 21:29
What makes you happy? That seems like a pretty simple question to answer, huh? Well, not so fast… In today’s world it seems that we spend way more time thinking about what doesn… Read More
2021-12-07 07:40
There was a time when we all felt the world around us instead of analyzing or directing or complaining or ignoring it. . At some point we convinced ourselves that that should be put aside. B… Read More
Time To Remember The Airplane Effect
2021-11-11 19:52
We’re about to get into that time of the year that is very happy for some and very, very sad for others. The time of the year where many of us will want to help others get through it… Read More
2021-10-03 15:25
Love vs complacency. One will fill you up, the other will rob you of everything that really means anything.  With all the strength and resolve that you have, don’t allow yourself… Read More
2021-09-18 03:21
Assess ~Adapt ~ Overcome ~ Repeat! I think it was my dad who first told me this long time ago. Since then, many others in my life at many different times have repeated it. It’s not roc… Read More
2021-08-16 22:47
The fact of the matter is that other people know us only by what we show them.  So, that means that it’s completely up to us whether we want others to know a fake image we display… Read More
2021-07-18 19:51
Nowhere or Now—Here Your Choice It’s the same collection of letters but it’s what you decide to do, where and when you decide to do it and where you are on your path that m… Read More
Expect What You Deserve
2021-05-20 16:39
What you expect to find is most often what you will find! Expect negativity and you’ll seek it out. Expect positivity and you’ll find yourself seeking that out and that is what y… Read More
2021-04-25 17:28
Way too often over the last few years people have passed it off as “alternative facts,” fake news, lack of conscience, lies, fear, stupidity,but it’s none of those. What it… Read More
2021-04-16 20:08
We used to have one or two anniversaries of tragic events to keep track of. Pearl Harbor, the day President Kennedy was killed, shooting in San Bernardino, Charleston, Newtown, Aurora, Virgi… Read More
2021-04-03 00:07
With all due respect, we talk too much! Depending on the situation we either need to shut up and listen or shut up and understand the situation or shut and and say only what we really mean o… Read More
Back To Normal Isn’t Enough!
2020-12-19 04:01
[caption id="attachment_2119" align="alignnone" width="270"] Back to normal doesn’t cut it! We not only should, but must create a new normal that is better, more fitting and more lovin… Read More
Just One More Breath. Just One More…
2020-11-14 15:29
In the course of a day, the average person will take about 20,000 breaths.  Taking in the oxygen and breathing out carbon dioxide is what keeps us alive. 20,000 times a day we do this… Read More
2020-06-01 01:17
We all have a duty to do and the time has come to “put our big boy and big girl pants on” and do it!Quite honestly I’m sick of hearing people throw their hands up and ask w… Read More
Stop Whining And Start Living!
2020-04-12 00:09
Stop Whining About Having To Stay HomeStop whining about having to stay home due to the Coronavirus. I’ve got to say, I’m really tired of seeing and hearing people on Twitter, Fa… Read More
Now More Than Ever, Communication Matters
2020-03-25 17:08
Communication is always important but in these very turbulent, scary and ever changing times, communication is absolutely essential! We see the results of poor communication or in some cases… Read More
My Thoughts In These Very Trying Times
2020-03-14 16:31
 These trying times that we’re in right now are telling us so many things about others and about ourselves. We now know who the people in our lives, because of fear and greed are… Read More
Does The Coronavirus Outbreak Scare You?
2020-03-09 22:20
Everyday the news surrounding the Coronavirus gets more dark and scary. Everyday we hear and see the numbers of those infected grow and death count grow with it. On top of that, throw in the… Read More
Focus Is Your Most Important Holiday Gift
2019-12-21 16:27
The closer we get to the end of the year the more stress, frustration and even anger we feel. It might be due to the quickly approaching Holidays or the end of one year and the beginning o… Read More
Is Your Life Worth 10 Seconds?
2019-12-13 17:42
Is your life worth 10 seconds?Do you have ten "extra" seconds in your day today? 10 seconds!The sad truth is that we waste so much more time than that everyday. Our perception of usable time… Read More
2019-12-08 20:02
I seldom write my blogs within a few days of each other.I seldom reveal deep personal information about my life.I almost always say what others do we can’t control and we shouldn&rsquo&hell…Read More
Aren’t You Tired Of Being Mad?
2019-12-07 15:07
Aren’t you tired of being mad?I only have one question for you...Aren’t You Tired of Being Mad? It sure seems that the answer is no. Almost everywhere you look people of all shap… Read More
What Impeachment DOESN’T Mean!!!
2019-11-20 23:10
We keep hearing all of the horror stories about what Impeachment might mean for the United States of America. I wanted to take a slightly longer than One minute look at just a few of the thi… Read More
Cherry Bombed
2019-11-16 21:07
Please enjoy this guest blog originally published on The Journeyman Sports website. They specialize in taking the time to look at sports from a different angle and sometimes different sports… Read More
2019-11-08 03:30
There is a phenomenon sweeping the country and it’s not good. I call it the “YEAH, BUT…” Phenomenon. I’m sure you’ve heard of it, I truly hope that you h… Read More
2019-11-05 23:39
Random ThoughtsFrom the Mind of Gregg(Here are just a few of the things that popped into my mind as I sat down to write this. It will be evident that no deep thought or contemplation was sou… Read More
Doing Your Best Is NOT A COP-OUT!!!
2019-10-09 17:50
Everyday I physically write this out... “Today, I will do my best, to do my best!” ...and then I sign it. Sometimes I keep it in sight, sometimes I fold it up and toss it. E… Read More
2019-09-22 20:02
Most of us watch games of  various sports and because of that, most of us also have, shall we say “a difference of opinion” with the officials and rules from time to ti… Read More
2019-09-17 18:18
It’s OK to “Do Nothing” [What!?! Maybe for you but not in my life! How dare you urge people to Do Nothing and be lazy and non-productive! STOP THIS O… Read More
An Old Friend And My Thoughts On 9-11
2019-09-10 17:47
John P. O’Neill…. Thinking of my friend John Patrick O’Neill today. Thinking of how he LIVED instead of how he died! John was a friend and someone who I respected, list… Read More
2019-09-03 15:04
Waiting can be absolutely frustrating, discouraging and INFURIATING! It doesn’t matter what kind of waiting, waiting at the bus stop, in a long line at the grocery store, waiting for t… Read More
Name The PAIN!!!
2019-08-28 13:13
If something is bothering you, whether it’s nagging at you, is something you’re worried about or is a deep pain but you just can’t quite explain it, Then Name It! It might… Read More
I’m Fed Up With Labels!!!
2019-08-14 20:00
I’m fed up with labels! I’m not talking about the labels on our food, (Although come to think of it, maybe we should have that conversation at some point too!) what I’m… Read More
Too Much TRASH In Our Heads!!!
2019-08-08 16:10
With the latest spate of shootings and all the “noise” surround them, all the negativity wants to find a place to reside. Their 5 Star hotel of choice… OUR MINDS! Feeling… Read More
How To Make Your Tomorrow  Better One!
2019-08-03 17:53
The key to making your tomorrow a better one begins today! Know that everything you are doing today is laying the groundwork for your tomorrow! THE NIGHT BEFORE TOMORROW Find 5 minutes… Read More
NOW… Is Our Only Path To Happiness
2019-07-26 20:11
Realize that tomorrow you and all those you touch will be changed by what you do today! It’s hard for us to realize that our future begins right now, but it’s imperative that… Read More
A Couple Brief Thoughts On Success
2019-07-22 22:51
Don’t lose track of the fact that simply waking up and getting out of bed can be the first of many major victories in the day! In order to get where you are today, you’ve… Read More
2019-07-08 19:03
For a long time I’ve been thinking about, talking about and writing about achieving Mental Weightlessness. People always look at me like I’m nuts when I say it, so I though… Read More

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