Jul
20

Liberating Truth

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Say what you mean. Mean what you say. The truth shall set us free.

Apr
26

Do you get angry when criticized? Read this article!

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When we react to criticism in a defensive way, it hurts us even more.

Apr
20

Job Satisfaction

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In 2004, Forbes Magazine reported on a Conference Board (A New York-based research group) study according to which 52.3% of Americans are not satisfied with their jobs. In July 2016, the Wall Street Journal confirmed this by writing “Just under half of U.S.…

Mar
9

We Must Demonstrate Our Love for and Admiration of Women All Throughout the Year

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We certainly can and must honor the women in our lives.

Feb
19

The Ultimate Test of True Greatness

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In my previous career I managed the Quality Assurance department of a company that produced communications hardware and software. Before releasing a product to manufacturing we tested it to ensure that it met quality standards and customer expectations. “Stress tests” were one of…

Jan
20

I love this girl and want to marry her. Who can give me the best advice?

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Harout Nercessian Human beings are endowed with both an emotional mind and a rational mind. Each mind has very important functions for a fulfilling life. When considering a decision, each mind may suggest a course of action that contradicts that of the other…

Nov
1

Our worldview shapes our destiny

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“A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.”- Goethe We are all on a life journey, aiming at specific achievements. But in order to arrive at our desired destination, we must have a map that accurately reflects the terrain…

Oct
5

Appreciating Our Teachers

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In many countries, including Armenia, Canada, Germany and Russia, October 5 is designated as “teacher appreciation day”. How can we best appreciate our teachers? Bringing them flowers or some other gift on October 5 is a good start. Giving them “teacher’s day” financial…

Jul
19

Taking Charge of Our Emotions is not Unlike Handling our Children

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Those of us who have the pleasure and challenge of raising young children are often vigilant about supervising them, especially when they accompany us on visits or shopping trips. We feel responsible for their behavior and actions, whether they are on the street,…

Jun
27

Mirroring Children

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As I watch the behavior of Chris and Alicia, our four year old twins, I have a sense of déjà vu. In many ways they exhibit younger versions of adult traits. In a sense, they mirror us. Here are a few examples. Jealousy…