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Posted in Monday Motivator

Mental Toughness in Challenging Times

Mental Toughness is a learned skill, based on the proposition that we are not defined by what happens to us. We are defined by how we react to it.

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Covid 19 Vaccine Trial Diary
Posted in Covid 19 Vaccine Diary

Covid Vaccine Trial Diary – Chapter 5

In which, I don’t get much information and plot to get some. And Colleen & I prepare for the most important thing we will do this year.

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Posted in Monday Motivator

Finding Purpose in the Dark

Purpose can be a guiding star that shines through the darkest clouds. In these challenging times, our strength is renewed by remembering our “why”.

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Covid 19 Vaccine Trial Diary
Posted in Covid 19 Vaccine Diary

Covid Vaccine Trial Diary – Chapter 4

In which I’m pretty sure I’m not on a placebo.

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Covid 19 Vaccine Trial Diary
Posted in Covid 19 Vaccine Diary

Covid Vaccine Trial Diary – Chapter 3

No side effects. Two weeks until my next shot. So I dig deeper into exactly what this Moderna vaccine is all about, how it works and what the risks are. And what happens if things go south and I die? Yup. I get philosophical about life and purpose and how every day is a gift.

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Covid 19 Vaccine Trial Diary
Posted in Covid 19 Vaccine Diary

Covid Vaccine Trial Diary – Chapter 2

The highlights this week’s Covid Vaccine Trial Diary: No significant side-effects. Filled out my daily log. The center didn’t call today like they said they would. I’m getting a sinking feeling that there is saline in my veins.

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Covid 19 Vaccine Trial Diary
Posted in Covid 19 Vaccine Diary

Covid Vaccine Trial Diary – Chapter 1

When the Covid 19 vaccine trials were announced, I was determined to offer up my body in the hope that perhaps, I could help save one life in the process. Chapter one in the adventure tells how I was screened, selected and shot.

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Good Men
Posted in Monday Motivator

Good Men

It has become fashionable to pre-judge the many based on the exploits of the few. Let’s not forget that the vast majority of men are trying to be good guys.

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What the World Needs Now
Posted in The WestermaNation

What The World Needs Now…

What the world needs now is thoughtful people, with faith in the future and the resilience and tenacity to engage to make things happen.

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Dave and Scott
Posted in in Memorium

Remembering Dave Reid

It is said that a successful life is defined by the good deeds we do and the good friends who become our fellow travelers. Dave Reid leaves behind a rich portfolio of admirers and a resume of achievements that make those of us who were the beneficiaries grateful, and everyone else envious.

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