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Monday, October 20, 2014


Ebola plus fear equals Conster-nation.

October 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Consternation is a noun – and is defined as “feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.” Synonyms of consternation include distress, discomposure, and panic. Consternation aptly describes what most Americans are feeling right now about the Ebola virus outbreak – especially at the news of two American... [Read more...]

Racism Charge in Ebola Fight Way Overblown.

October 15, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson was tactful and circumspect when he questioned the way health officials and medical staffers handled the care and treatment of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan. Jackson carefully avoided using the “R” word. R as in racism but others, many others, and that includes Duncan’s family,... [Read more...]

Don’t Go It Alone!

September 14, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The most persistent fear I have repeatedly overcome is a fear of rejection. The irony of this people-pleasing fear is that it can manifest in a lot of behaviors, one of which is solitude. Without consciously connecting your fear with your choices, those whose core fear is rejection can make a habit of going it alone – insisting... [Read more...]

How Can I Overcome My Fears of The Dentist?

September 12, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  Being afraid of the dentist is not something to be embarrassed about. In fact, dental anxiety and dental phobia is actually a real thing. People who suffer from dental phobia become stressed when it comes time to visiting the dentist. Like with any phobia, though, there are ways to manage and completely alleviate your stress... [Read more...]

Self Knowledge: 6 Ways to Build Character In Youth?.

September 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a spiritual teacher and an artist, I cross paths regularly with many clients who are in the process of “finding themselves”. I’ve crossed paths with retirees who are on a quest to find their purpose, to find their calling, their place in life. Many of my clients are just learning the importance of self expression.... [Read more...]

Procrastination Kills!

September 2, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you are reading this, then you have probably put aside doing something important. Why aren’t you doing it now? Before you answer, don’t feel bad, because according to “Psychology Today“, “Psychological Science” & “American Psychological Association“, 20% of people are labeled... [Read more...]

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...]

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