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Don’t Ditch Responsibility

Our notions of happiness are easily intertwined with the idea of taking it easy, of not having anything to worry about or think about. It’s like being on vacation – all the pressure of work stresses are left behind.  For the one or two [...]

Journalism Degree: Priceless

Had my mother known that zoologists would be able to pay back their student loans faster than journalists, I might be wearing a beige Safari hat and managing the Reptile House today. The kids would have liked that growing up, getting to feed [...]

Podcast: Choices In The Dark

Listen Here: Former journalist, Steve Piacente, spent years writing about the deals public figures cut behind closed doors and ethics is a key part of the communications class he teaches at American University in Washington, D.C. Now, it’s [...]

Mark Sanford’s Tricky Path To Redemption

Ike Washington is a made up character but Mark Sanford – U.S. Congressman Mark Sanford – has a story that is stranger than fiction. Yet the two are connected. Both commit a grievous wrong that begins in secret and ends in disgrace. Discovered, [...]

Stop Blaming Yourself For Everything!

We all know people who won’t take responsibility for anything; they are forever blaming others for their problems. But some of us have the opposite problem – we take the blame for everything, including things that are not our responsibility. A [...]

Finding Your Way To Happiness!!

I have learned over the years that I am 100% responsible for my own happiness. Happiness is a state of mind that is nurtured by choices and habits, not by anyone or anything material. Books, writing, good friends and good conversation makes [...]

If It Wasn’t For…

Who do you blame? “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” Eleanor Roosevelt That promotion should have been mine. [...]