Surprise! FREE MAGAZINE–

Hi, folks... here's a free surprise! This is a magazine published by Books Go Social, a Dublin-based site for writers and readers, Your Secret Library.  It is pretty good!  I'm on pg. 30 with my article Booked (which you might already have).  I also have A SHORT STORY ABOUT … [Read more...]

Self-Knowledge College: WHAT’S COMING! (Part 1 of 2)

Self-Knowledge College:  WHAT'S COMING!   Yesterday, I told you about my house move and explained why I haven’t been posting for months. Today, I’ll tell you what’s coming to Self-Knowledge College. I’ll address the most difficult problems people are suffering from. In two … [Read more...]

Dropout to Dean’s List–What’s Coming! Life Purpose (Part 1)

DROPOUT TO DEAN'S LIST--WHAT'S  COMING (Part 1) Life Purpose The other day, I told you about my house move and explained why I haven’t been posting for months. We moved house and city, and it took almost forever! We are still renovating. I’m trying to get back to normal; but, for example, we have … [Read more...]

The Self Part 7: Are you “selfish” in the family? Or preserving your sanity.

ARE YOU SELFISH OR SANE? Is it selfish or sane to ever consider yourself ahead of  your family? (This is no 7 in our series on SELF.) The last time we tried to define selfishness. Today, we’ll look at what some people say is selfish behavior  in the family. Is  your behavior in your family … [Read more...]

The Self Part 2: Searching for yourself? Flying blind?

Need a new search party? Try you! When children play Hide and Seek, at least the searchers know who they’re looking for. Do we know who we’re searching for when we’re looking for ourselves? Not usually. Which means we’re flying, or searching, blind Because if we don’t know what we’re looking … [Read more...]

The Self Part 1: Do You Find Yourself or Create it?

AND WHY BOTHER ANYWAY? We joked the other day about “finding ourselves.” MANY EXPERTS ADVISE US TO “FIND OURSELVES.” But the philosopher Thomas Szasz and the writer George Bernard Shaw both say, “The self is not something one finds: it is something one creates.” What? S#*! Many wise … [Read more...]

Five things students need to be “college-ready.”

FIVE THINGS STUDENTS NEED TO BE "COLLEGE-READY." "The phrase “college and career ready” is today’s education reform mantra.  John Warner, writing on Inside Higher Education, takes the educational politicians to task and tells you what he thinks students really need to succeed in college, aside … [Read more...]

Overlooked Secret To A Successful Marriage?

Overlooked secret to a successful marriage? It ain't what you've heard! "Happy wife, happy life!" Ever hear that? (I've seen it in jewler's ads!~) There's a flaw in that statement if it means that one person is responsible for another's happiness.  It's a common saying. However, a recent Univ. … [Read more...]

Self-discovery without Self-Viagra. Absent good parents you’ll need it.

Self-discovery without Self-Viagra. Absent good parents you'll need it. We're discussing finding and/or creating your Self. Number six in the series on SELF: POTENCY AND ACT. (FOR THE EARLIER POSTS IN THE SERIES PLEASE SEE BELOW.) HERE'S A LIST AND LINKS TO THE PREVIOUS SIX POSTS IN THE … [Read more...]

Self-esteem comes with self-knowledge and self-love.

Self-esteem comes from self-knowledge and self-love. There's no other way to get it. Here's a piece on Self-esteem by Helen Nieves writing on Psych Central. She's a Mental Health Counselor  who works in New York. She offers list of 14 ways that may help you to build your self-esteem and … [Read more...]

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