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Thursday, August 28, 2014


Three Ways To Get Your Social Anxiety Under Control.

August 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It can happen to anyone:  a fluttering heart, increased breathing, sweaty hands or underarms, lightheadedness and the feeling of nervousness.  All of these symptoms are signs of anxiety and this condition can be brought on by insecurities in social settings that make one uncomfortable.  Moving to an unfamiliar city, starting... [Read more...]

What’s Your Purpose?

August 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Why are you here? I don’t mean why are you here reading these words right now. Instead, why are you here on this planet at this time, born into the family you were born into, with your unique gifts and talents, with your experiences? There is indeed a reason you are here. It’s your purpose. Some call it your mission.... [Read more...]

Finish Each Day and Be Done with It!

August 10, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Do you have a hard time leaving work at work? Is your to-do list so long that it is never possible to finish everything you set out to do in a day? I have always loved this quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson:   “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in;... [Read more...]

Ebola the Trojan Horse.

August 4, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Slow responses on the behalf of West African nations and the international community have allowed the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa to transition into a full scale international bio-hazard.  Officials of the World Health Organization (WHO) state there have been more than 730 deaths, including 60 health workers, from West... [Read more...]

If You Knew The Answer, What Would It Be?

August 3, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I know you’ve been pondering the answer to your greatest challenge. You’ve been trying to figure it all out – coming up with various scenarios, seeking outside opinions and generally racking your brain to get the right answer. But my question is a simple one: If you knew the answer, what would it be? Pause.... [Read more...]

Is It Time To Change Your Approach?

July 27, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A woman told me recently, “If I could just get my husband to stop leaving the towels on the floor after he takes a shower … and if I could just get him to stop letting my three-year old leave his towels on the floor, I would feel like he was contributing more to keeping the house clean.”  “How long has... [Read more...]

College Depression.

July 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent string of school shootings has inspired school administrators to start taking a closer look at mental illness and the dangers it cause when left unchecked.  Mental illness is not static; it progresses with time.  We live in an interconnected world; consequently, we do not have the luxury to look at mental illness... [Read more...]

What Were You Thinking?

July 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)    No one was born to be unsuccessful, in fact I believe it is mathematically impossible. If we are unsuccessful then it is because of the path we have chosen. If we are not what we want to be in life or where we believe we should be then we have to look back at the decisions we have made and ask ourselves some serious questions... [Read more...]

Landmark HIV Recommendation by The World Health Organization.

July 15, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg states, “every year approximately 50,000 U.S. adults and adolescents are diagnosed with HIV.”  Contrary to popular belief, HIV still remains an epidemic within the US, and while the ability to treat the disease has increased with time, there is still no cure.  This has led to the desire... [Read more...]

What Would it Look Like to Accept ‘What Is’?

July 13, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We can spend so much of our energy pushing uphill against what is. You may wonder, “What is ‘what is’?” What is, is reality. It is the inevitable; it is the situation that you wish were not in existence. It is the fact that: You would prefer it if someone else was your boss … you wish that bad habit... [Read more...]

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