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The Gift

The Gift

“Love is a gift which all of us fashion in our own way.” By John Dunia With Christmas right around the corner, giving gifts is on the mind of many. December is filled with traditional and religious celebrations which are centered around giving to others. Deciding precisely on what that gift should be can be […]

A Rebellion Like None Other

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A Rebellion Like None Other

“Changing one’s behavior is not always a matter of repetition but a deeper understanding of why it needs to be changed.” By John Dunia The last several posts have focused on positive behaviors like gratitude, thankfulness, and similar emotions. Although many of today’s headlines may attest to the decline of such virtues, that doesn’t mean […]

The Law of Supply and Demand

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The Law of Supply and Demand

“There will never be enough kindness to fulfill the world’s needs.” By John Dunia One of the thrills from writing these articles is interacting with fascinating people from around the globe and reading the comments on how these posts have impacted them. What’s even more remarkable is when those comments prompt the idea for the […]

A different sort of recession

A different sort of recession

“Showing compassion during the difficult times is an investment in your well-being.” By John Dunia There can never be enough discussion about thankfulness, gratitude or compassion. In last week’s article, the positive side effects of compassion were discussed. It takes little effort to be kindhearted when being echoed back to you but how determined are […]

The Gratitude Effect

The Gratitude Effect

“Too much gratitude may encourage behaviors which have not previously been witnessed in you.” By John Dunia As 2018 draws to a close, it’s prudent to count your blessings and really reflect on the influence and results it produced over the past year. In last week’s article, thankfulness and gratitude were presented as two different […]

Always Thankful

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Always Thankful

“Being thankful is a sign of a grateful heart.” by John Dunia This coming Thursday, people in the U.S. celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday is a reminder of when early European settlers came to the “New World” to colonize it. While controversy still remains about the original event, it is always a good reminder for us […]

The Power to Change

The Power to Change

“The easiest change to make is often the most difficult to see.” By John Dunia In last week’s article (click here to read it), the expression “Benevolent ignorance” was used to describe how people can become excessively zealous in their personal beliefs and values. It commonly occurs when a person is so convinced their ideals […]

In all sincerity

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In all sincerity

“The need to be right may be covering something wrong.” By John Dunia Leadership is not the only thing which makes a community, nation, or even a business great. In last week’s article, (click here to read it) the duties and responsibilities of those being led were also considered. One person, no matter how great […]

We The People

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We The People

“It is much easier to criticize the actions of others than change our own.” By John Dunia Any group gathered together for a purpose will function better when headed by a great leader. Whether it be a small business or an entire nation, people are willing to listen and follow the instructions from others whom […]

Making US Great

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Making US Great

“A symbol of freedom does not, within itself, possess what it takes to preserve it.” By John Dunia Not all who read my posts are US citizens but I’m hoping everyone will find some inspiration in this week’s article directed toward my fellow Americans. The past few articles have centered on Leadership and as the […]

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