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Life Gives You Back What You Give!

A father and his son were walking on the mountains. Suddenly, the son falls, hurts himself and screams, ‘Uuuuuuuuuuh!!!” To his surprise, he hears the voice repeating, somewhere in the mountain: “Uuuuuuuuuuuh!!!” Curious, he yells, “Who are you?” He receives the answer back, “Who are you?” Angered and confused at the response, he screams, “Idiot!” He receives back the answer, “Idiot!” He then looks to his father and asks, ” father,What’s going on?” The father smiles and says, “My son, keep quiet and listen.” And …

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Why you should never give up…

The queue to the ATM machine was something else because we all wanted to withdraw money. Although there was another machine beside it, nobody moved towards the second machine. We had about 25 people on one single queue. When my sister and I got there, I also went to queue but she asked one of the customers what was wrong with the other machine. ‘I don’t know’, he said, ‘… but somebody said there is no money in it’. After listening to that ‘somebody’ tale, …

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Discover And Value Your Potential!

  There was once a seed and because it was only a seed, nobody cared to notice it. Thus, gripped by a sense of inferiority, the seed gave no importance to his existence.  One day, a wind picked him up – randomly, he didn’t know – and threw him mercilessly on an open field under the sweltering sun. He was confused.  But  , he was provided with rain in addition to sunlight; sometimes in drizzles and sometimes in torrents. Meanwhile time flew and after many …

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The Importance Of Teamwork.

    A tortoise and a hare once had an argument about who was faster. They decided to settle the argument with a race. They agreed on a route and started off the race. The hare shot ahead and ran briskly for some time. Then seeing that he was far ahead of the tortoise, he thought he’d sit under a tree for some time and relax before continuing the race. He sat under the tree and soon fell asleep. The tortoise, plodding on, overtook him …

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If You Must Succeed, Get A Blacklist!

What helps someone to succeed and what causes another to fail? Obviously there are many reasons that create success. And in the process of working really hard , you may have forgotten about your environment…that’s…the company you keep. What’s the company you keep got to do with your success? Everything! A black list consists of all those negative people that you’d rather not meet. people who bring you down and  sap your energy. These people need to be quickly put on a black list and …

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The Act Of Being Patient!

Amaka is a fresh student at the school of nursing taking five classes. She finds that her nursing class hard and challenging. five weeks in the semester, she decided to withdraw from her nursing class as she is beginning to realize that she is not learning fast enough. She talked with her professor about the fact that she is not learning quickly. Amaka’s lecturer tried to make her see that with practice and patience, she will learn nursing as a profession and will be fine, …

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Are You A True Friend?

We all have friends and we  appreciate good friendship. We all need to have true friends , but let me ask you: what makes a friend a true friend? What separates a true friend from an acquaintance? Friendship is one of the most important relationships that we develop in our lives. While it might be easy to make friends, it could be difficult to find friends who would be true to the friendship during the hardships that we encounter in life. Despite the fact that …

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Learn to Accept Criticism and Stop Being a People Pleaser

Have you formed the habit of trying to please people all the time?  Do you change your position if someone disapproves of your opinion?  Do you say things you don’t believe in, just because you don’t want to get criticized?  Trying to please people is one of the main destructive behaviors that plague millions of people every single day.  Everyone likes approval from their family, friends, colleagues and so on, but seeking approval becomes a detriment when it becomes a need.   You need to start …

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