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Dare to Live without Limits

Nothing is to be gained by feeling guilty because you are concerned about taking care of your own needs. Unfortunately, you have probably had many encounters with people who equate having a concern for your own well-being with selfishness.

Your happiness suffers when you are not OK. When you are off, you can't be of help to anyone else either. You have an obligation to take care of yourself. There are many areas where you should strive to be OK.

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On a pitch black, clear moonless night, the sky is filled with twinkling stars. The stars appear brightest when the night is darkest.

There can be occasions where a situation seems really bleak. Everything has gone wrong. You feel surrounded by darkness. Getting through these challenging times is a trying experience to say the least. It's not easy in these circumstances, but finding some bit of brightness, no matter how small, offers some comfort.

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Have you ever felt like giving up? Are there situations you have felt are too difficult, too stressful, too hard, too exhausting, or too frustrating to continue? Do you seek out the path of least resistance?

The strategy of giving up is learned as a young child. We first utilized it when facing situations we didn't want to deal with or felt we couldn't handle. We added, "I can't do it," to our conditioned responses which in turn shaped our attitude.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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