Posts Tagged ‘Trying’

The Republican House Wreckers Trying to Veto Democracy

In case you missed it, a strong and militant group of Republican members of Congress have pushed out their caucus leaders, paralyzed the House of Representatives, and can’t seem to find anyone who is as right-wing as they are to be the next Speaker. These guys — and they are almost all guys; among 36 […]

Stop Trying to Follow Your Passion

The most annoying advice you can receive if you’re struggling to understand your purpose is, “Follow your passion!” It’s annoying because it’s completely unless, a platitude. If you understood what you wanted to do so badly you felt a burning passion for it, it’s unlikely you’d still be sitting here, twiddling your thumbs and waiting for […]

Are You Often Trying to Prove Your Love?

Do you find yourself constantly trying to prove to others that you are a good person? Are you exhausted from trying to prove your love? Discover the way out. Melanie grew up with a narcissistic mother who demanded that Melanie conform to her concept of how a child should behave. To protect herself from her […]

Volkswagen Just Nuked The Public’s Trust In Companies Trying To Save The Planet

The world’s largest automaker has just given more ammunition to those who don’t trust that businesses are serious about preventing runaway climate change. How ironic that Volkswagen, which has publicly signed a pledge to be a leader in “consistent, positive business engagement with policymakers on climate issues,” should be caught by the Environmental Protection Agency for […]

5 Lessons I Learned While Trying to Make the World a Nicer Place

I made it my mission to understand — and take on — the world of non-smilers and rude folks, if only for a week. Here’s what I learned during my journey to put the “kind” back in humankind. It used to be that the deadpan, trance-like stares that penetrated deep into nothingness were reserved for […]

5 Lessons I Learned While Trying to Make the World a Nicer Place

I made it my mission to understand — and take on — the world of non-smilers and rude folks, if only for a week. Here’s what I learned during my journey to put the “kind” back in humankind. It used to be that the deadpan, trance-like stares that penetrated deep into nothingness were reserved for […]

5 Lessons I Learned While Trying to Make the World a Nicer Place

I made it my mission to understand — and take on — the world of non-smilers and rude folks, if only for a week. Here’s what I learned during my journey to put the “kind” back in humankind. It used to be that the deadpan, trance-like stares that penetrated deep into nothingness were reserved for […]

WATCH: Trying to Avoid the Pain of Loss

Too often, rather than motivating ourselves by focusing on the excitement about what we could gain, we are driven by a fear about what we could lose. In doing so, we tend to trade health, wealth and happiness for perceived safety. It’s a programmed way of doing things, and I hope this will help you […]

WATCH: Trying to Avoid the Pain of Loss

Too often, rather than motivating ourselves by focusing on the excitement about what we could gain, we are driven by a fear about what we could lose. In doing so, we tend to trade health, wealth and happiness for perceived safety. It’s a programmed way of doing things, and I hope this will help you […]

This School Is Trying To Emphasize New Orleans’ Cultural Heritage And Academics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Week, where it was originally published. Honoring New Orleans’ cultural heritage and traditions is as important as academics in creating successful schools. A decade after Katrina, now that the city’s neighborhood schools all but disappeared, some charters are working to strike that balance. — This feed and […]

Stop Trying to Escape Your Life

The other day my friend told me her family goes on “adventures” not “vacations.” “Vacations,” she said, “makes it sound like we are vacating our life.” The concept struck me powerfully. How often are we vacating our lives? How often do we want to escape, to get away from our every day? It is all […]

Dr. Phil to a Couple Trying to Overcome an Affair | The Oprah Winfrey Show | Oprah Winfrey Network

Original airdate: August 8, 2000 In 2000, Dr. Phil was presented with a scenario that is all too common: a married couple struggling to move past the husband’s affair. From Dr. Phil’s perspective, the contrite husband hadn’t put enough work into saving the relationship from failure. Watch to find out what Dr. Phil’s advice was […]

Dr. Phil to a Couple Trying to Overcome an Affair | The Oprah Winfrey Show | Oprah Winfrey Network

Original airdate: August 8, 2000 In 2000, Dr. Phil was presented with a scenario that is all too common: a married couple struggling to move past the husband’s affair. From Dr. Phil’s perspective, the contrite husband hadn’t put enough work into saving the relationship from failure. Watch to find out what Dr. Phil’s advice was […]

6 Minnesota Men Charged With Trying To Join Islamic State

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota have charged six men they say attempted to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. A criminal complaint unsealed Monday charges the men with conspiring to provide and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. The complaint says the men sought to […]

Why Europeans Are Trying to Burn Down Their Central Bank

BERLIN — Great crises often produce enduring images. For the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, this has often been a terrified child cowering behind protective parents; for 9/11 it was brave firemen rushing headlong into collapsing buildings. Last month saw what could become one of the lasting images of Europe’s unending crisis: the sight of burning cars and […]

5 Things I Learned Trying to Quit Facebook

As a new year’s resolution for 2015, I decided I was going to quit Facebook. I knew it would be hard, especially because someone once told me that my friends and I were the “most well-documented group of people on Facebook”, thanks in no small part to the regular posting done from my phone. Three […]

You’re Trying Too Hard: The Direct Path to What Already Is (Unabridged)

You’re Trying Too Hard: The Direct Path to What Already Is (Unabridged) Working hard to become spiritually elite? Have you ever wondered why you can’t find the path to enlightenment? Have you struggled with expensive meditation techniques and special diets, elite teachers, and all manner of other crazy notions just trying to one day, finally, […]

You’re Not Listening! What Your Intuition Is Trying to Tell You

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. — Benjamin Spock We’re taught that quitting is a sign of weakness; that you can’t be vulnerable and successful at the same time. We’re taught that hard work is the path to success; that “out working” everyone else is what’s going to get us ahead. […]

I’m Not Trying To ‘Age Gracefully’ — So Stop Pressuring Me To

I am apparently guilty of one of the last social offenses against humanity: I am aging while female. I plead guilty. I am 65 and a few months ago had that day that everyone eventually has — the one when you look in the mirror and see a stranger, a stranger who looks much older […]

Trying to Destroy Americans’ Basic Right to Health Coverage

This month, Tea Party advocates took their second shot in front of the Supreme Court to eviscerate the Affordable Care Act. Three years ago, the Court in a 5-4 vote maintained the key precepts of the law which at the time was little more than a legal concept. Today, the ACA is far more than […]

Here’s How Detroit Is Trying To Make Sure Massive Water Shutoffs Don’t Happen Again

Detroit will not shut off water to residents this season until officials review ideas to improve assistance for people who can’t pay their bills. It’s a shift in direction for the water department, which was accused of violating human rights last year for shutting off service to thousands of low-income residents. The Detroit Water and […]

When Public Officials Threaten The Reporters Just Trying To Keep Them Honest

You’d think that Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, who holds a master’s degree in broadcast journalism, would appreciate a good investigative story. Last week, Mother Jones published a piece with accusations that O’Reilly had embellished key details about his reporting on the Falklands War. When a New York Times journalist started poking around the scandal, […]

Eventually I Will Stop Trying to Convince People That They Should Want to Stay in West Virginia

On Saturday September 24th, 2011, I was in the upper deck of Mylan Puskar Stadium. I was in the student section where I frequently sat during games. I still tell my students that there is no place I would rather watch a football game than among our students in the upper section of Mountaineer Field. […]

Standing on One Leg: A Little Life Lesson about Trying New Things

Standing on One Leg: A Little Life Lesson about Trying New Things New – Felicia is a young, French flamingo who doesn’t like to try new things. She prefers to eat the same foods, and stand on 1 leg all day and night! The flock is preparing to fly to Spain for the winter, so […]

The Attack On Charlie Hebdo Was A Symbolic Tragedy So Quit Trying To Change The Subject

As I write this, it is just few days after the barbaric attacks on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and already the inevitable backlash against the murdered victims has begun. Firstly, it comes from those who seek to question the judgment of the victims. Then it comes from publications and social media activists who seek […]

The Attack On Charlie Hebdo Was A Symbolic Tragedy So Quit Trying To Change The Subject

As I write this, it is just few days after the barbaric attacks on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and already the inevitable backlash against the murdered victims has begun. Firstly, it comes from those who seek to question the judgment of the victims. Then it comes from publications and social media activists who seek […]

Should We Stop Trying to Cure Cancer?

This week an incendiary opinion piece by the former editor of the British Medical Journal and BBC medical correspondent has been making the rounds. Dr. Richard Smith, an honorary professor at the University of Warwick and chair of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Research, has suggested that cancer is a swell way to die and […]

For Boomers Only: We’re Not Over the Hill, We’re Still Trying to Climb Up It!

For Boomers Only: We’re Not Over the Hill, We’re Still Trying to Climb Up It! New – Based on a popular blog by the same name, For Boomers Only takes a humorous look at what it’s like to be a baby boomer in the new millennium – dealing with smart phones, blister packs, texting, downsizing, […]

The Adventures of No Hat and Keep Trying

The Adventures of No Hat and Keep Trying Used – These are the amazing adventures of a young African boy and a baby elephant possessing such odd names. They meet and join up, discovering they have an incredible and unique ability of being able to talk and understand each other perfectly well! In these three […]

Southern Democrats Are Trying To Make A Comeback

ATLANTA (AP) — To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class in an effort to energize African-Americans and attract whites. After the Republicans’ success in the midterm elections, many say the Democratic Party should openly embrace government as a tool for lifting people […]

This Chef Has A Hilarious Problem Trying To Pronounce ‘Worcestershire Sauce’

Cooking itself is sometimes difficult, but pronouncing certain words on the ingredients list can be even more of a challenge. At least, that’s the case for Youtube chef Pasquale Sciarappa, whose struggle to say the word “Worcestershire” is all too real. Attempts include Woos-ter-shoo-sha and Wor-chest-shar-ee — neither of which is close to correct. We […]

This College Student Is Trying To Eliminate Small Talk One Big Question At A Time

Kalina Silverman thought she was alone. She was wrong. As a freshman at Northwestern University, Silverman had a tough time adjusting to life on the Evanston, Illinois campus. While writing an article for her journalism class about her experience, she asked the class of 2016 on Facebook if they had similar experiences, and the stories […]

Trying to improve morale in government

Reginald Wells is the deputy commissioner of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Office of Human Resources and also serves as the agency’s chief human capital officer. Since 2007, SSA has been ranked in the top 10 large agencies in the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings. Wells spoke about managing Social Security’s […]

Gluten Free Duck Is ‘Totes Not Trying To Be High Maintenance Or Anything’

Whenever a non gluten-free person hears a gluten-free person talk, THIS is exactly what it sounds like … only in duck form. Via Tastefully Offensive Healthy Living – The Huffington Post Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

How to Lose 10 Pounds Without Trying

A few days ago my five-year-old daughter wanted me to weigh myself on some scales she had been playing with. I had no particular interest in this. Indeed, I had an interest in not doing it if you know what I mean! However, she is beautiful, lovely and delightful to be with. So I was […]

The Crazy New Cosmetic Surgery Trend Women Are Trying

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American Consultants Rx Is Trying To Make A Difference In The Community by Charles Myrick

Charles Myrick President /CEO of American Consultants Rx and founder of the ACRX humanitarian program (found at www.acrx.org) offers key online insurance and business tips. Visit American Consultants RX today!

American Consultants Rx Is Trying To Make A Difference In The Community by Charles Myrick

Charles Myrick President /CEO of American Consultants Rx and founder of the ACRX humanitarian program (found at www.acrx.org) offers key online insurance and business tips. Video Rating: 0 / 5 Visit American Consultants RX today!