Tag Archives: choice

When Enough is Good Enough

Sure fire way to make a big decision? Ask an algorithm. Hiring a secretary, choosing a wife, buying a house, the optimal method is to see a certain number (actually 37% of your possibles), but don't make a decision yet. … Continue reading

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Quitting to Live

Today's ashes are tomorrow's soil. Craig D. Lounsbrough   It was a big and final decision – to stop medical marijuana. It had been the new hope and, miraculously, initially turned the pain off like a tap. I stood and … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning

An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: A meaningful friend – or a meaningful day. The Dalai Lama     How to live a meaningful life although in constant pain – … Continue reading

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A Space to Be

“Suppose I don't get better? Suppose they tell me this is it?” We were talking about my friend's sudden, out-of-the-blue neurological attack, which took her overnight from an active, hiking grandmother to shuffling with a walker. And unremitting pain. She … Continue reading

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Will Power

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. When we are no longer able to change a situation, … Continue reading

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Choosing our Choice

  “We are not victims. We are not the product of our pasts. We are the products of our choices. We are response-able meaning we can choose our responses. The power to choose is a reflection of our independent will.” … Continue reading

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Pain(t) a Positive Picture

Everything can be taken from a man, but one thing: the last of human freedoms, to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. Victor Frankl My pain isn’t going to change physically. I … Continue reading

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